Life as Sport: What Top Athletes Can Teach You about How to Win in Life

Life as Sport: What Top Athletes Can Teach You about How to Win in Life

by Jonathan Fader


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738218953
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 05/03/2016
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 361,638
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Dr. Jonathan Fader is a licensed clinical psychologist and sport psychologist based in New York City. Dr. Fader is the team psychologist for the New York Mets baseball team. He is also an assistant professor of family medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In his role as the team psychologist for the NY Mets baseball team, Dr. Fader works comprehensively with professional athletes in the major leagues on maintaining motivation, developing optimal mental routines, and increasing peak performance.

Table of Contents

Foreword Sandy Aldenon ix

Introduction: The Game of Life xiii

1 The Life as Sport Philosophy 1

2 Setting Goals: Building a Mastery Map 29

3 Motivation 63

4 Managing Anxiety 91

5 Visualization: Unlock the Power of Your Mind 111

6 Self-Talk: The Key to Confidence 129

7 Set Routines to Win the Game Before It Begins 159

Conclusion: Win Today 185

Gratitude 209

Appendix 211

About the Author 227

Notes 229

Index 237

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