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Topic: Mind - January 18 2024
Set Goals, Not Expectations

We are all susceptible to the pressures of performance in our sports, but it’s possible to organize our thoughts in a way that is more inviting of opportunity than afraid of failure. We sat down with VIS Expert and Sport Psychologist, Ashley Zapata, to talk about how to focus on setting goals rather than rigid expectations of what we believe should happen.

By: Daisy Liljegren

VIS Creator™

& Ashley Zapata, PSYD

VIS Expert™

Topic: Mind

January 18 2024

Nobody would care about sports if everyone knew who would win before the event began. The possibility, suspense, and unpredictability are what make us fall in love with the game. While we can do our absolute best, there’s never a guarantee that our sport will go as we want or planned.  This is why we need to let go of the expectations set both by ourselves and by others, and instead focus on goals that will point us in a direction toward what we want to achieve and the type of athle...
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