Mental Health in Elite Sport -The Astonishing Truth!

Denise Holland Innate Mental Health, Revolution in Psychology, Well-being Leave a Comment

It is ‘Mental Health Awareness Week’ and by chance or is it that professional footballers in the UK are publicly showing signs of psychological suffering? I am inspired to step it up! For 20 years in the field of elite sport, I witnessed athletes battle with their mental life. In some cases, it is more obvious to see with resulting …

Denise HollandMental Health in Elite Sport -The Astonishing Truth!

When Sport Teams Touch That Space Of Magic!

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Behind the scenes & Beyond the norms! I’ve just returned from the Hong Kong Rugby 7’s, it was a phenomenal, carnival experience and one I imagine akin to the party atmosphere expected at the Olympics in RIO later in the year.  As I watched the games, however, I got very quiet, as if I was inside the minds of the …

Denise HollandWhen Sport Teams Touch That Space Of Magic!

It’s OK not to KNOW – I didn’t!

Denise Holland Conscious States, Mental Health, Professional Development Leave a Comment

One of the most fascinating parts of my work is the initial conversation with a prospective client? You dance with the possibility that you may or may not have it all covered? You consider, is there something here of any value or not? For a split second you reflect – am I on the right track, do I have the …

Denise HollandIt’s OK not to KNOW – I didn’t!

Is ‘Blame’ Affecting Results Way More Than You Think?

Denise Holland Clarity of Mind, Moods, Well-being Leave a Comment

In many of my recent discussions with teachers/coaches and young people it would appear that dissatisfaction, and unhappiness is way more prevalent than I’d imagined. Making excuses, failing to show up to lectures/sessions, blaming others and themselves appears to be fairly commonplace! Behaviours like these are not limited to education. Look closely and lethargy, lack of inspiration and an absence …

Denise HollandIs ‘Blame’ Affecting Results Way More Than You Think?

Berahino scores 4 goals and not a smile or celebration!

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Is it Business as Usual for Berahino? It was during the FA Cup third round between West Bromwich and Gateshead when Albion’s Saido Berahino scored four goals in a 7-0 win. It would be fairly common to see a player celebrate after scoring a goal in football, and in varying degrees and styles – falling to the knees, sprinting up to …

Denise HollandBerahino scores 4 goals and not a smile or celebration!

How is this work different from traditional Sport Psychology!

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……..because it speaks to a TRUTH which is the same for everyone, NO Exceptions!’ The question I’m frequently asked by Performance Directors, Coaches, Managers and Athletes is, ‘what’s the difference between your work and traditional Sport Psychology’? It’s a great question and I’m inspired to share my answer with you, as best I can!!!! To be clear, I’m not a …

Denise HollandHow is this work different from traditional Sport Psychology!