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  • Make 2015 your Best Year Yet!

    By Ashley Corn | In Uncategorized | on January 10, 2015

    Welcome to the New Year! What a perfect opportunity to make changes, start something new, and to make this your best year yet!  A New Year is a fresh start, and a new chapter in life waiting to be written. Hopefully, you were able to set aside some time last month to reflect on 2014 […]

  • Did you Achieve your Goals this Year?

    By Ashley Corn | In Uncategorized | on December 12, 2014

    Where did 2014 go?! I feel like it just flew by! As the years comes to a close, taking some time to reflect on the year and Assessing how you did can be an extremely powerful experience. It’s an important learning opportunity that can aid in our success in 2015. I know December is busy, […]

  • If you watched or followed the New York City Marathon this month, you probably heard about Kara Goucher’s devastating performance. Although running a 2:37 marathon on a bad day for most of us seems like a dream; for a professional runner and two time Olympian who holds a 2:24 PR in the marathon, it was […]

  • Simple Steps to Improve your Performance Warm-Up

    By Ashley Corn | In Uncategorized | on September 14, 2014

    If you watched the US Open the past few weeks, you may have noticed some of the players doing repetitive behaviors before a serve, between points or in between games. For example you may have noticed players bouncing the ball a certain number of times, shuffling their feet in a certain pattern, straightening out their […]

  • Last’s months topic was about facing your fears, but what happens if you follow all the advice to face your fears and you have an effective competition plan in place, but your greatest fear occurs out on the course?  It is important to think about what happens if something goes wrong or not exactly as […]

  • 5 Tips to Master your Fear

    By Ashley Corn | In Uncategorized | on June 11, 2014

    With Tri season underway, a common question I receive is how to effectively manage the fear that is commonly associated with the triathlon. It’s common for triathletes to experience fear about swimming in the open water, fear of crashing on a descent, and fear of failure, just to name a few. Fear can be one […]

  • May Newsletter: “Mind over Miles!”

    By Ashley Corn | In Uncategorized | on May 8, 2014

          Last weekend I had the opportunity to be a part of the Toronto Marathon Psyching Team.  The motto of the Marathon Psyching Team is “mind over miles” because the team is made up of sport psychology professionals that assist runners before, during and after the race on the mental challenges they may […]

  • April Newsletter: Get your Head in the Game!

    By Ashley Corn | In Uncategorized | on April 7, 2014

    We have all been told to “get your head in the game” or “focus!” at some point, but it is usually easier said than done. One area that many athletes struggle with is staying in the moment during competition. Often our thoughts get stuck in the past (ruminating about how we messed up that last […]

  • March Newsletter: 4 Mental Tools Used by Olympians

    By Ashley Corn | In Uncategorized | on March 7, 2014

    I loved watching the Sochi Winter Olympic Games over the past few weeks! It is so incredible and inspiring to see the Olympic athletes take on such amazing feats. We can also learn some very powerful lesson from these athletes about how to utilize our minds to maximize our potential and perform at our best […]

  • February Newsletter: The Power of Positive Emotions

    By Ashley Corn | In Uncategorized | on February 11, 2014

    February tends to be known as the month of love. Love and other positive emotions make us feel good and I think we can all agree that we would rather experience positive emotions than negative emotions. However, is there more too positive emotions than just feeling good? Research explains that there is much more to […]