Category Archives: Relationships & Unity

Parenting Athletes: Cost of Excellence

Great article from USA Today on how parents are budgeting and changing buy behaviors in order to give their young athletes every advantage for success – in sport and life.

Mental & Emotional Skill Development is the next frontier for young athletic development.  To learn more about the M.E.T. MindSet Skills Training Program, please contact 866.487.2815 or email

Article: Reprint September 2017


Mind-Set Coaching: How parents can use Chatter to connect

Lesson Objective:  Learning to apply emotional intelligence begins with awareness to your conscious thoughts and thought patterns; we call this random chatter.  In this lesson we tackle the old cliches about “voices in your head”, and take personal responsibility with what’s going on in your own mind.

As parents, mentors, and leaders, learning to recognize our own chatter and how to regulate chatter in our favor is the first step.  As we learn to develop the skill emotional intelligence skills of self-awareness and self-regulation, we can teach the younger generations how to accept the same personal responsibility.

Watch this video and write down the ideas – begin practicing these in your own life and relationship with your kids.

Regulate that chatter!


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