Psychological skills, or mental skills are tools for the mind. Just like putting a fitness program together to train the body to be healthy, fit, flexible and strong; you can do exactly the same for your brain. The primary goal of a mental skills program is to condition the mind and front load cognitive skills so that they can then be drawn upon when needed, under high levels of pressure. This is especially relevant right now with lockdowns around the country.
Listen as Dr Nicola and I go into detail on 3 of the 12 Essential Mental Skills, and explore why mental health is not just about mental illness.
Dr Nicola Gates is a leading clinical neuropsychologist, neuroscience researcher, and best-selling author. She has worked in brain and cognitive health and well-being for over 25 years. Nicola is a leading speaker and has published dozens of peer-reviewed research papers.
You can find Nicola at her website.
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