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Russell Wilson on Pressure + Dr. Michael Gervais

Learning Lots

press·sure / noun / the use of persuasion, influence, or intimidation to make someone do something.Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson discusses pressure and how to handle it with Brie and Jessie. They’re also joined by sport and performance psychologist Dr. Michael Gervais.Follow Learning Lots on Instagram, Twitter, & LinktreeFollow Brie Larson on Instagram & TwitterFollow Jessie Ennis on InstagramFollow Russell Wilson on Instagram & TwitterFollow Dr. Michael Gervais on Instagram & Twitter


31 Aug 2021

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#260 Dr. Michael Gervais- Winning Olympic Gold & Cultivating Human Flourishing

What Got You There with Sean DeLaney

Dr. Michael Gervais is a high performance psychologist working in the trenches of high-stakes environments with some of the best in the world, training the mindset skills and practices essential to pursuing and revealing one’s potential. His clients include world record holders, Olympians, internationally acclaimed artists and musicians, MVPs from every major sport and Fortune 100 CEOs. His fresh off his work at the olympics with US Surfing which took home a gold medal and he dives into the lessons he learned there. This is a deep conversation covering the timeless principles Mike has uncovered if you want to be a high performer which if you’re listening to this podcast is you.  Mike was originally a guest on Episode 187 which we recommend checking out.  For listeners of What Got You There Dr. Gervais and Pete Carroll, the head coach of the Seattle Seahawks, are giving away an all access pass to their Compete to Create course valued at $499 where you’ll learn how to find your best. Enter to Win Dr. Gervais Finding Your Best Course  How to enter: Follow @michaelgervais, @findingmastery, and @seandelaney23 Like this post. Tag 3 other people in a comment on this post. Description of course: Finding Your Best is a true masterclass for your mind. In this online course curated by high-performance psychologist Dr. Michael Gervais and NFL head coach Pete Carroll, you will learn how to craft your own personal philosophy, set a vision, and apply the skills of confidence, optimism, calm, and mindfulness in your everyday life - as well as 12 other essential mindset principles. This episode is brought to you by Admired Leadership. For the BEST course on Leadership I’ve ever taken checkout Admired Leadership  . For more Leadership wisdom checkout their daily Admired Leadership Field Notes email and receive their 16 page PDF that will change the way you motivate and inspire others! Eight sleep  is revolutionizing what a great night of sleep means. Receive $150 off by using code Sean at checkout or go to eightsleep.com/Sean. Watch on YouTube Show Notes & Transcript Subscribe to my Newsletter Connect with us! Whatgotyouthere Eight Sleep: Get $150 off your new mattress by going to eightsleep.com/sean or use code “Sean” at checkout. NuSkool Snacks Collagen Protein Bars https://nuskoolsnacks.com/

1hr 12mins

29 Aug 2021

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Ep. 15 - Dr. Michael Gervais

The Reinvention Project with Jim Rome

Dr. Michael Gervais on achieving self-mastery, not leaving your mental training to chance, the common thread connecting the world’s greatest achievers, living in the present, conquering anxiety, the importance of sleep and recovery for all of us, not just athletes and so much more.  


18 Jun 2021

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Ep 85 - Inside The Mind with Michael Gervais

What's Next with Eric Wood

Michael Gervais is a high performance psychologist working in the trenches of high-stakes environments with some of the best in the world, training the mindset skills and practices essential to pursuing and revealing one’s potential. His clients include world record holders, Olympians, internationally acclaimed artists and musicians, MVPs from every major sport and Fortune 100 CEOs. Today on the show, Michael gets Inside The Mind, and talks with Eric about:  (1:55-3:45) - Michael's upbringing, sports he played (3:45-6:40) - How Michael got started in psychology (6:40-13:40) - Michael's time with the Seattle Seahawks & other professional sports teams (13:40-22:06) - Red Bull Stratos, Meeting Pete Carroll (22:06-30:40) - Helping Seattle overcome the Super Bowl loss, controlling your emotions (30:40-38:00) - How Michael approaches a physiological meeting with a client (38:00-41:14) - The importance of being present (41:14-49:20) -Issues people have with transitions - finding purpose And much more. Subscribe today! For more information about our sponsors today: https://trk.chilisleep.com To get 22% off your order, use the code: Eric22 Jordan Yocum LouisvilleCustomClothing.com Instagram: @KentuckyClothier https://punchdenergy.com To get 20% off your order, use the code: EricWood20

1hr 4mins

10 May 2021

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Michael Gervais on the Path to Excellence | You Have To Wrestle With This

The Daily Stoic

Ryan reads today's Daily Stoic meditation and talks to sport psychologist and entrepreneur Dr. Michael Gervais about his work in elite performance, the practical path to excellence, how to find purpose and meaning in your life, and more.Dr. Michael Gervais is a high-performance psychologist who has worked with NFL’s Seattle Seahawks, numerous Olympic medalists, and MVPs from every major sport. Dr. Gervais is the host of the popular Finding Mastery podcast that explores the psychology of the world’s most extraordinary thinkers and doers. Dr. Gervais created an online master class for the mind and  co-authored the recently released Audible Original, Compete to Create, about how to train the mind.This episode is brought to you by Beekeeper’s Naturals, the company that’s reinventing your medicine with clean, effective products that actually work. Beekeepers Naturals has great products like Propolis Spray and B.LXR. As a listener of the Daily Stoic Podcast you can receive 15% off your first order. Just go to beekeepersnaturals.com/STOIC or use code STOIC at checkout to claim this deal.This episode is brought to you by Box of Awesome from Bespoke Post.  They have a huge number of collections no matter what you’re into: the great outdoors, style, cooking, mixology, and more. To get started, you just take a quiz at boxofawesome.com your answers help them pick the right Box of Awesome for you.Get 20% off your first monthly box when you sign up at boxofawesome.com and enter the code STOIC at checkout.This episode is also brought to you by Talkspace, the online and mobile therapy company. Talkspace lets you send and receive unlimited messages with your dedicated therapist in the Talkspace platform 24/7. To match with a licensed therapist today, go to Talkspace.com or download the app. Make sure to use the code STOIC to get $100 off of your first month and show your support for the show.Today’s episode is brought to you by Munk Pack, Keto Granola Bars that contain just a single gram of sugar and 2 to 3 net carbs—and they’re only 140 calories. Get 20% off your first purchase of ANY Munk Pack product by visiting munkpack.com and entering our code STOIC at checkout.***If you enjoyed this week’s podcast, we’d love for you to leave a review on Apple Podcasts. It helps with our visibility, and the more people listen to the podcast, the more we can invest into it and make it even better.Sign up for the Daily Stoic email: http://DailyStoic.com/signupFollow @DailyStoic:Twitter: https://twitter.com/dailystoicInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/dailystoic/Facebook: http://facebook.com/dailystoicYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/dailystoicTikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@daily_stoic See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

1hr 11mins

21 Apr 2021

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151. Dr. Michael Gervais, High Performance Psychologist


Top athletes. Actors. CEOs. Dr. Michael Gervais is a high performance psychologist who has worked with some of the best to help them master their mind and better their craft. For episode 151, we talk about how he got to where he is today. The Finding Mastery podcast host and author chats with me about how his experience surfing growing up actually lead him to getting more interested in the mind, and the memorable #hurdlemoment that taught him how to navigate hard times and get brave in front of large crowds. He also details how we can decipher our purpose, articulate our philosophy, and separate the two different types of thoughts.  SOCIAL @michaelgervais @emilyabbate @hurdlepodcast MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE Finding Your Best: Dr. Michael Gervais created a Masterclass with NFL head coach Pete Carroll. In it you’ll learn how to craft your own personal philosophy, set a vision, and how to train your mind to be more confident, optimistic, calm, and mindful. Head on over to @hurdlepodcast on Instagram for more details on how to be one of two lucky winners! ($500 value) OFFERS Athletic Greens | Head to AthleticGreens.com/hurdle to get a year’s receive the FREE D3/K2 wellness bundle with your first purchase. Green Chef | Head to GreenChef.com/90hurdle to get $90 off your first month plus free shipping on your first box! Use code “90hurdle” at checkout. Baronfig | Head to baronfig.com and use code HURDLE20 at checkout to receive 20% off of your first purchase of a Guided Edition Journal. LMNT | Head to DrinkLMNT.com/hurdle to get a FREE LMNT Sample Pack, including two citrus, two raspberry, two orange, and two raw unflavored.You only pay $5 for shipping! Only for Hurdle listeners, to claim this deal you must go to drinkLMNT.com/hurdle. CHECK OUT: HURDLE SESSIONS All past Sessions are now available on the Hurdle website. NEWLY LAUNCHED: Goal Setting Workshop JOIN: THE *Secret* FACEBOOK GROUP SIGN UP: Book club! We’ll be reading The Art of Gathering, and I’ll announce a date in the coming weeks for our April Zoom meet-up. To sign up to be kept in the Hurdle book club loop, click here. SIGN UP: Weekly Hurdle Newsletter ASK ME A QUESTION: Leave me a voice message, ask me a question, and it could be featured in an upcoming episode! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/hurdle/message

1hr 5mins

15 Mar 2021

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147: How to Find Your Life Purpose, Defeat Stress, and Achieve Mastery | Michael Gervais, PhD

The Genius Life

Michael Gervais is a high performance psychologist working in the trenches of high-stakes environments with some of the best in the world, training the mindset skills and practices essential to pursuing and revealing one’s potential. His clients include world record holders, Olympians, internationally acclaimed artists and musicians, MVPs from every major sport and Fortune 100 CEOs. He is the host of the Finding Mastery podcast.

1hr 8mins

13 Jan 2021

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Michael Gervais: Empathy Is The Most Disruptive Tool To Create Real Change - R4R 229

The Running for Real Podcast

This is Michael Gervais’s third appearance on the Running for Real podcast and the conversation goes deep into unpacking courage, vulnerability, optimism, growth, and change. As a high-performance psychologist, Michael dedicates his life to helping humans flourish by living in the present moment more often. In this episode he reflects on the accelerated changes 2020 brought to humanity, and the ways we can incorporate those lessons learned in 2021 and our higher purpose lives.    Michael is someone who spends his life guiding others through navigating the toughest feats and edges of limits– whether it’s high-performance athletes or business executives. But what makes him special is his wisdom in high stakes environments transcends into our daily lives, our own crises, our own athletic goals, career goals, and personal purpose.  The most dynamic people work from the inside out They dictate their experience in life, independent of their external circumstances. On the contrary, people who are struggling allow their outside experiences to dictate their inside experience. This is why right now is the time to invest in your inner life because your inner life will reflect how you show up in the outside world. First Principals In 2020 we began having hard conversations with the people around us about things that matter. As our social circles shrunk, our old friendships of “convenience” like people we ran with, went from superficial chats to real talks about illness, politics, and social justice. 2020 re-evaluated our relationship with relationships.  Goals support an overarching purpose Michael encourages us to be purpose-driven, not goal-driven. It’s about how we engage with life rather than what we want to accomplish in life. Goals are important because they should be structured as a ladder to your higher purpose. It’s the intersection of when you’re on the edge of your capacity and still able to have a little fun.  Setting Intentions Instead of New Year’s resolutions, Michael sets a clear intention he wants to explore for the year ahead. He shared that in 2020 his intention had been “play,” and that it was challenged quite a bit throughout the year. But having an intention makes it easier to set smaller goals that support that higher purpose.  Highlights “Crises are a natural accelerant to change.” “Change is reflected by your personal philosophies.” “Train for a growth mindset like you train reps in the gym. Train for mindfulness, calm, and confidence.” Resources Follow Michael: Finding Mastery | Instagram | Twitter | Facebook Compete to Create: Michael's Website: Compete to Create Michael on Rich Roll Podcast   Michael’s Previous episodes on Running for Real Michael Gervais BONUS Episode: Handling Panic and Anxiety Michael Gervais: There Are No Shortcuts To Living An Insightful, High Performing Life    Thank you to my wonderful sponsor Momentous, Athletic Greens, and Teas with Meaning for sponsoring this episode of the Running for Real Podcast. Momentous is having a great giveaway right now but it's not what you are thinking. They are choosing 5 people who will post a photo of themselves on Instagram on how they are doing self care. And those 5 people will win $1000 to be donated to a charity of your choice AND a 1 year supply of a Momentous product of your choice. All you need to do is tag @LiveMomentous and use #progressnotperfection and post the photo anytime before January 1, 2021. AND if you could tag me in there as well that would be great. Also you can go here and use code TINA for 20% off any product as Momentous. Athletic Greens is a simple and easy way to get 75 vitamins, minerals, and whole food source ingredients. Just to help my immune system be stronger and greater! It is so simple to make and it tastes good as well. I used this for my prenatal and I am still using it while breastfeeding. Now you can get up to a YEAR supply of Vitamin D3 and K2 for free with your first purchase of  Athletic Greens through my podcast. Visit here to learn more!     Teas With Meaning is committed to providing organic loose leaf tea blends and authentic tea experiences. Developed in the heart of Oakland by educator and tea connoisseur, Kamilah Mitchell, a brain tumor survivor and cancer warrior.   Go here to support this wonderful business.     Thanks for listening! I hope you enjoyed today's episode. To share your thoughts: Leave a note in the comment section below. Join the Running for Real Facebook Group and share your thoughts on the episode (or future guests you would like to hear from) Share this show on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or Pinterest. To help out the show: Leave an honest review on iTunes. Your ratings and reviews will really help me climb up the iTunes rankings and I promise, I read every single one. Not sure how to leave a review or subscribe, you can find out here. Thank you to Michael, I look forward to hearing your thoughts on the show.

1hr 17mins

1 Jan 2021

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Dr. Michael Gervais Is The Sensei of Human Performance

The Rich Roll Podcast

How do world-class athletes, artists and top business leaders organize their inner lives to expand the edges of their potential?What are the frameworks and key mental skills needed to excel in those intense, all or nothing make-it-or break it moments?How do change-makers find peace, grounding, and even joy in the most intensely stressful, critical moments of their lives and careers?There is no human more well-suited to fielding these questions than world-renown high performance psychologist Dr. Michael Gervais -- returning for his 4th appearance on the podcast.A globally recognized authority on optimal human performance, Dr. Gervais has spent the last twenty years working in the trenches of consequential, high-stakes environments, where there is no luxury for mistakes, hesitation, or failure to respond. His clientele includes the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks, countless Olympic medalists, MVPs from every major sport, world record holders, internationally acclaimed music artists, and corporate leaders.In addition, Dr. Gervais is the host of the popular Finding Mastery podcast. Alongside NFL coach Pete Carroll he founded Compete To Create, an online and live master class for the mind, and together they authored the recently released Audible Original also entitled Compete To Create -- a must-listen for anyone interested in raising the bar on their own potential.There's a reason he's been featured by NBC, ABC, FOX, CNN, ESPN, NFL Network, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Outside Magazine, WIRED, ESPN Magazine, the Harvard Business Review and more: Dr. Gervais is the sensei of human performance optimization.Unlike our previous episodes, today’s exchange is not about elite athletic performance. Nor is it about the demands of jumping out of a plane without a parachute. In fact, it's not really about sport at all.Instead, this is a conversation about how best to navigate the cataclysmic shit show we call 2020 -- and the years of political, pandemic and planetary turmoil likely to follow.It's about understanding trauma. Accepting pain. Working through it. And how suffering is integral to the human experience.It’s about the difference between purpose and vision. The role of sport in a world that's closed for business. And the importance of optimism in dark times.If you're new to the show, you're in for a treat. I adore this man. So prepare to fall in love.The visually inclined can watch our exchange on YouTube. And as always, the podcast streams wild and free on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.If you enjoy today's conversation, you might also dig Michael interviewing me in the most recent Finding Mastery episode (FM #244). And you can mine his three previous appearances on the RRP (episodes 120, 252, and 366).It’s hard being a human in 2020. Don’t underestimate the circumstances -- but know there is a light out there.Let's find it together.Peace + Plants,Listen, Watch & SubscribeApple Podcasts | YouTube | Spotify | Stitcher | Google PodcastsThanks to this week’s sponsorsCalm: The #1 app for meditation and sleep with 100+ guided meditations covering anxiety, focus, stress, sleep, relationships and more. Plus 7-day and 21-day programs for both beginner and advanced users. Right now, my listeners can get a special limited-time promotion of 40% off a Calm Premium subscription at calm.com/richroll. It includes unlimited access to ALL of Calm’s amazing content. Get started today!On Running: Born in the Swiss Alps, On Running is the world’s fastest-growing running brand. From their patented cushioning system to their gorgeous minimal design aesthetic, shoes & gear that performs and looks great too. Go to on-running.com/richroll to unlock the voucher, and pick your favorite shoe or apparel piece and run in it for a 30-day risk-free trial, no questions asked.Outerknown: Founded by pro-surfer Kelly Slater, Outerknown creates high quality, sustainably produced, and great looking men’s and women’s clothes, ethically manufactured in the world’s cleanest solar-powered factory. When you’re ready to amp up your wardrobe with awesome sustainable duds, go to outerknown.com and enter my code RICHROLL at checkout to get 25% off your full-price order. For a complete list of all RRP sponsors and their respective vanity url's and discount codes, visit my Resources page and click "Sponsors".SHOW NOTESConnect With Dr. Gervais: Website | Facebook | Twitter | InstagramPodcast: Finding MasteryOnline Course: Finding Mastery ClassAudiobook: Compete To CreateCompete To Create: competetocreate.netForbes: Master These NFL Winning Secrets To Thrive In Uncertainty And Reach Your Highest PerformanceInsideHook: How One NFL Team Is Handling a Tumultuous Offseason, MentallyGQ: Why Mindfulness is the Next Frontier in Sports Performance Entrepreneur: Daily Rituals That Lead to High Performance in Business and LifeOutside: Dr. Michael Gervais on Mental MasteryBusiness Insider: A sports psychologist shares the visualization technique that’s helped Super Bowl champions and Olympic gold-medalistsThrive Global: High-Performance Psychologist Michael Gervais on Why There Are No Life HacksCNBC: The simple exercise a psychologist taught Satya Nadella and Microsoft execs that can help you succeedGuardian: The Seahawks’ Legion of Boom is finished, but their legacy will endureMindful: Teaching Kids How to Meditate — and Getting Schools on Board, TooWSJ: The Shrink on the Seattle Seahawks’ SidelineUSA Today: One of Kerri Walsh Jennings’ most important accomplishments came at homeUSA Today: [VIDEO] Kerri Walsh Jennings Behind The Gold (feat. Michael Gervais)HuffPost: Pete Carroll And Michael Gervais On The Blueprint Of A Successful CultureRelated Podcasts:RRP #366: In Search of Mastery With Dr. Michael Gervais: How to Develop A High-Performance MindsetRRP #252: Dr. Michael Gervais On Elite Performance & The Psychology Of Self-MasteryRRP #120: Michael Gervais on How To Master Mindfulness in Sports & LifeFor 1000s of delicious, customized plant-based recipes & so much more, check out our Plantpower Meal PlannerHOW CAN I SUPPORT THE PODCAST?Tell Your Friends & Share Online!Subscribe & Review:  iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | Soundcloud | Google PodcastsDonate: Check out our Patreon accountSupport The Sponsors: One of the best ways to support the podcast is to support our sponsors. For a complete list of all RRP sponsors and their respective vanity url's and discount codes, visit my Resources page and click "Sponsors".Thanks to Jason Camiolo for production, audio engineering and show notes; Blake Curtis for video, editing and graphics; portraits by Ali Rogers; and theme music by Tyler Piatt. Trapper Piatt & Hari Mathis.*Disclosure: Books and products denoted with an asterisk are hyperlinked to an affiliate program. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2hr 4mins

5 Oct 2020

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Dr. Michael Gervais - Understanding Our Minds: How To Unlock Your Full Potential

Real Pod

Dr. Michael Gervais is a high-performance psychologist who works in the most high stakes environments training the mindset skills and practices essential to pursuing and releasing one's highest potential. His clients include world record holders, olympians, internationally acclaimed artists and musicians, and fortune 100 CEOS. Victoria and Dr. Mike discuss a variety of compelling and eye opening topics: where anxiety really comes from, the potential we can unlock within ourselves when we become fully present, the difference between life's little moments versus it's big moments, and the four things you should do every morning before you get out of bed. Produced by Dear Media


9 Sep 2020