Imagine Your Way to Success

By Cindra Kamphoff, Ph.D. Over the past several weeks, I have been learning hip-hop dance moves for my performance at Dancing with the Mankato Stars. I do not dance regularly, …

Your Powerful Mind

By Cindra Kamphoff, Ph.D. Last Sunday I ran my 10th marathon, the Twin Cities Marathon. By most people’s standards, this makes me an experience marathoner. Yet, each time I ran …

Busting a Slump

By Cindra Kamphoff, Ph.D. All athletes experience a time when they are not playing at their best. Sometimes this can be explained by mechanical or physical problems. A key variable, …

Conquering Perfectionism

By Cindra Kamphoff, Ph.D. One of the key characteristics that separate great athletes and performers from the rest is a burning desire to be at their best. Great performers know …

Clear the Fear, Be Here

By Cindra Kamphoff, Ph.D. Fear can come in many forms and when we feel it, it can stop us dead in our tracks. Fear can paralyze a performer or athlete …

Getting Started…Exercise 101

By Cindra Kamphoff, Ph.D. My youngest son was born 5 years ago. At that time, I couldn’t imagine running a single mile, let alone a marathon. It was hard for …