Dr. Jim Afremow is a much sought-after mental skills coach, licensed professional counselor, and passionate voice at the forefront of helping others achieve peak performance, personal excellence, and their true potential. He is the founder of the Champion’s Mind app and the author of the books, The Champion’s Mind: How Great Athletes Think, Train, and Thrive, The Champion’s Comeback: How great Athletes Recover, Reflect, and Reignite, and The Young Champion’s Mind: How to Think Train, and Thrive Like an Elite Athlete. Dr. Afremow’s mental training coaching and consulting spans across the globe to athletes in major sports teams including the MLB, NBA, WNBA, LPGA Tour, NHL, NFL, and the UFC as well as numerous high school, collegiate, recreational, and Olympic teams.
In this episode of PTSD and Beyond: Champion’s Mind, Dr. Afremow, Mark Gruesbeck, M.A., and I discuss “peak performance” is a guiding ethic to step into growth and personal and professional greatness. Dr. Afremow shares that anyone can learn to think like a champion and how opening our minds in this way to the idea and possibility is both building the blocks and foundation to be a champion and live a gold-medal life. He also talks about the wisdom and compassion found from “daily practice that brings joy” through the 4 C’s: Composure, Confidence, Commitment, and Concentration. Finally, Dr. Afremow shares what we can learn from our setbacks, disappointments, and grieving, as well as the importance of healing and transformation through visualization, wisdom, and compassion.
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