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How Rafael Nadal Stays Mentally Tough Despite Skepticism

The French Open, the season’s biggest clay-court tournament, has begun and there’s a tremendous amount of skepticism surrounding Rafael Nadal’s ability to win the title for the 10th time. Click the button below and listen to Dr. Perlus as she shares how Nadal is staying mentally tough, giving him the best shot at another victory! Dr. Perlus provides a range of in-person, …

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How Negative Visualization Can Enhance Performance

Visualization is one of the most popular and effective mental tools for peak performance. I contributed an article called Three Ways You Can Use Visualization To Perform At Your Best for the second issue of Brendan Brazier’s new magazine, Thrive: Peak Performance for the Modern World. Let’s continue our discussion on visualization, but talk about a particular method, you may …

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What We Can Learn From Houston Rockets’ Game 7 Win

In this Mental Toughness Moment,  Dr. Perlus shares what James Harden believes is the one thing that helped the Rockets win Game 7 and achieve something only 9 teams in NBA history have before. Dr. Perlus provides a range of in-person, virtual, one-on-one, and group consultations. Whether your focus is sport, business growth, and/or wellness she provides advanced mental toughness training services. To …

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Increase Your Work Output by 10%

In this video, you’ll learn one simple mental toughness technique proven to increase your endurance work output by 10%! It’s one of the most popular and efficient tools to control your mental and physical performance during training. There are many factors that go into choosing the right songs to fuel you for high performance. Learn my personal tips in this …

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How to Increase Your Energy for Training

It’s a challenge to generate enough high energy to perform at your personal and professional best every day. The pressure to perform can seem never ending, whether it’s out on a run, in the office or at home. Instead of needing to increase energy, control the energy you already have. Shift your mindset to free up mental and emotional energy …

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5 Tips to Fight Burnout

Have you ever felt physically and mentally drained when it comes to fitness? It’s like you’ve hit a brick wall and you don’t feel like doing anything. Every push-up is a chore. Every lunge is a struggle. Even proper nutrition and other things healthy feel like an uphill battle. If you’ve ever felt stuck and helpless in your fitness program, …

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How to Get Out of Your Own Way

One of my roles as a doctor of sport psychology and a peak performance coach working with athletes and fitness enthusiasts, is to help uncover the underlying demons that get in your way of committing to your plan. In health and fitness, the most powerful demons are the excuses people use that make skipping exercise or eating unhealthy acceptable. There …