How many times have you encountered the following scenario? After weeks, months, or perhaps even years working and practicing for the opportunity of a lifetime, a wave of stress, anxiety, or feeling of pressure washes over you. After practicing and preparing, you know that you are armed with the requisite skills to perform your best, yet suddenly and perhaps unexpectedly, you must overcome the additional roadblock of pressure which you experience at such a crucial moment.
Whether you are an athlete about to attempt the shot of a lifetime, a businessman or businesswoman preparing for a big-time business pitch, or a student picking up your pencil to take an exam for which you have spent weeks preparing, the moment at hand is one which could make or break all of your time spent preparing — a moment which requires peak performance. Peak performance is a person’s enhanced ability to perform under pressure. Life presents many situations characterized by high stress and the need to perform at one’s best; the ability to perform under pressure is a necessary skill in order to maximize your full potential.
How Neurofeedback can help you achieve peak performance
Fortunately, your ability to achieve peak performance is a skill which can be learned and honed. Similar to your ability to strengthen the muscles in your body, your brain is a muscle that can be strengthened and trained. Through the help of a trained professional, you can train your brain to develop this important life skill. With proper training to create new pathways and connections between the various areas of your brain, you can empower yourself to perform at the highest level possible during critical moments of your life.
A form of training for your brain, known as Neurofeedback, is a highly effective form of training proven to strengthen one’s ability to perform at a high level in high-pressure situations. Neurofeedback works by training your brainwaves to allow the brain to self-regulate, particularly in situations in which there is a great need for you to remain calm and collected. As a part of training for peak performance, Neurofeedback can help strengthen your:
- Mental focus and cognition
- Rate of mental processing
- Depth and quality of sleep
Reach Out Today
By working with a qualified therapist trained in the field of Neurofeedback, you can help yourself attain these essential skills, allowing you to perform at your highest level. For Neurofeedback in Los Angeles, contact Jennifer Willemsen, MA, LMFT. You can get in touch by phone or by filling out the contact form.