Journeys driven by mentality
Beyond the Surface
This article series brings you long reads of exclusive interviews with athletes and performers from various backgrounds. It is fair to say that success and consistent high performance requires a specific mindset. To be able to bounce back from adversity, adapt to unexpected situations, motivate yourself and perform with confidence are all facets of performance that originate in the mind.
We get into the psychology behind the performance and the psychology behind the person. By understanding how the minds of others work, we learn how to integrate successful practices into our lives and reach optimal performance.
Elite footballer, Millie Bright talks leadership, team building and the importance of reflection.
Professional footballer, Cyrus Christie talks mental resilience, emotional control and trusting the process.
Fitness athlete, Michael Smith, talks self-awareness, overcoming challenges, discipline and the optimal mindset.