Sports psychologist Shannon Thompson on leaning into discomfort

Jasper Blake, head coach with B78, chats with positive sports psychologist Shannon Thompson about horse psychology, getting centred, and leaning into discomfort. For the win! As an athlete and a coach, Shannon has always been fascinated by the psychology of achievement. Her interest regarding the power of the mind to impact an athlete’s performance and …

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Jasper Blake is the host of The Habit Podcast.

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