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The biggest thing you can do to support your child’s mental wellness is to be the observer. And when I say the observer what I mean is take the time to notice their moods, or how they are feeling. Everyone, including you and your child will have up and down days. It is when those days are all down, where all you do is walk around looking at the ground, that you know something is off. I had a week like that myself recently. I did literally walk around looking down all the time. I felt worthless and was really...

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Here are the other two key factors in having a positive and growth hockey mindset. These two things along with the four already covered in last weeks post will ensure that your child has a positive happy and fun experience with hockey, and life in general.

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Growing a hockey mindset is simple when you understand the key elements that make it what it is. Here in part one of a two part series I talk to you about the first four elements that you should be looking for in your child hockey player.

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Criticism in any form isn’t easy to handle and take in, especially when you are young and don’t know HOW to handle it. Let’s explore a way to support your child to learn to handle criticism, or perhaps lets find and use a better term – feedback. Criticism versus Feedback It is interesting looking at the definition of the word criticism in the dictionary. The dictionary defines criticism as: “the expression of disapproval of someone or something based on perceived faults or mistakes.” You will notice that I bolded the word perceived in the sentence because this is the big...

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Pure or natural motivation comes from being focused and excited about what you are doing. This is the motivation we want to foster in our athletes. It leads to fun, excitement and joy at playing the game they love.

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