Positive Psychology in Sport – Dr Jo Lukins (Pt 1)

Dr Jo Lukins has worked with some of Australia’s best teams and athletes as a sports psychologist, here she discusses how positive psychology can be used in sport.


Dr Jo Lukins is an Associate Professor in Queensland Australia and is among the best working in the field of sports psychology and has also authored multiple books.

A trained Psychologist here she talks about positive psychology and also how studying success and positive human traits like gratitude, effort, kindness happiness can help one better understand the human psyche.

She also discusses how habits impact decisions and how what we say to ourselves can impact behaviour.

Dr Jo Lukins is author of the book “The Elite – Think Like an Athlete, Succeed Like a Champion”

0:00 Introduction
0:47 So, what is Positive Psychology?
2:22 Psychology and Human Performance
4:05 Changing Habits
5:00 The Importance of Mental Imagery
6:15 Rethinking what you say

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