Self-talk and mental imagery improve young tennis players’ serve performance – Study

By Beth Ellwood June 30, 2022 in Cognitive Science A new study published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology adds to a body of research suggesting that mental strategies can improve tennis performance among professional athletes. Among a group of young tennis players, a combination of goal-directed self-talk and motor imagery was most beneficial for …

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TOM OSANJO – A SCHOOL TEACHER WHO THREW AWAY THE CHALK FOR THE PRESS

It wasn’t the heat of Garissa that sent a young Kiswahili teacher fleeing from the classroom and back to Nairobi less than a year after his appointment. It was his love of journalism, a career he always wanted to follow, despite being trained as a teacher. The youngster felt he would ‘waste away’ in North …

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Anxiety…What Is Anxiety?

  Persistent feelings of worry, uneasiness, fear, or apprehension. Symptoms of anxiety often include physical tension and mood swings. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a form of anxiety that typically occurs after a traumatic or stressful life event (e.g., loss of a loved one, car accident, rape, combat, etc.) Social Anxiety is characterized by constant …

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Adjustment disorder

  Adjustment disorder is a group of symptoms, such as stress, feeling sad or hopeless, and physical symptoms can occur after you go through a stressful event. Many different events may trigger symptoms of an adjustment disorder. Whatever the trigger is, the event may become too much for you. The symptoms occur because you are …

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