Are You OVER-Attached To Your Child’s Performance?
Amy Saltzman, a mindful expert and author of “A Still Quiet Place For Athletes”, discusses the signs a parent is too attached to their child’s performance on the field or court and how to help ease anxiety in young athletes.
3:24 What is mindfulness for an athlete
4:20 What are the signs you are overly attached to your child’s performance
5:30 Being there for our child and not for our own agenda
6:20 How to watch them play without being overly attached or anxious
10:40 Why our ‘support’ often feels like pressure to our children
12:40 Listening to our child without our own agenda
13:18 How to help your child with anxious feelings or fear when they compete
13:43 A step-by-step guide to help your child embrace their feelings when they are anxious
20:00 Befriending your anxiety
24:24 How to help your children practice mindfulness