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Michael Gervais

The Worst Kid on the Team: When Your Child Is Struggling With a Sport

KidsInTheHouse.com | Posted 07.19.2014 | Parents
KidsInTheHouse.com

You can't really blame a child for wanting to quit when he's not excelling at a sport. It can be a huge blow to one's self-esteem to be the worst at something, especially in a team environment when your performance affects everyone else's.

A Father's Gift: Did You Learn Anything, Tiger?

Michael Gervais, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Gervais, Ph.D.

Earl Woods' awareness is deceptively simple, and within it lays an important concept for parenting: Once we understand the thinking behind an action, we can begin to influence change in a desired direction.

World Class Performers Unplug Differently

Michael Gervais, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Gervais, Ph.D.

Learn from world class performers how to be mindful of ways to negotiate stress and convert common complaints and roadblocks into challenges and opportunities.

Becoming World-Class: Olympians And You

Michael Gervais, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Gervais, Ph.D.

We silently reflect on what it must be like to "win" -- to be tested -- to be challenged, and to be left not wanting. We wonder what it would be like to experience the fullness of striving, and striving honestly.