Dr. Chris Friesen, Ph.D., is the director of Friesen Sport & Performance Psychology. He is a clinical, forensic, and neuropsychologist by training who now focuses on helping elite athletes and other high achievers reach their potential. He incorporates the science of sport/performance psychology, executive coaching, and cognitive neuroscience in his work those serious about their success. He’s about to publish a book on how to effectively set and achieve goals that are based on your personality, values, strengths, interests, and mission.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
- The importance of combining experience with research
- The Principle of Exposure and how it affects anxiety
- Why you don’t need to believe in yourself to take action
- How to differentiate science vs BS in the self-help industry
- Why positive affirmations don’t always work
- Are we hardwired to be positive or negative?
- How to use self-doubt to your advantage
- Why most of us are “ambiverts”
- How to effectively set and achieve goals
- How to achieve your goals by understanding your personality type
- The two types of goals
- How being a bad student drove Chris to succeed
- Chris’s perspective on the Connor McGregor vs Jose Aldo fight
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