Performance Anxiety

Break Out of Your Duty-Sex Pattern and Have Fun

Pega Ren | Posted 11.06.2012 | Canada Living
Pega Ren

I was thinking of all the couples who complain that sex has become duty, and thus has lost its joy. Women particularly chafe at duty-sex, and men wither with performance anxiety. Both thus miss their own potential enjoyment. What is required to reverse this self-defeating behaviour? Let's stop demanding that everything be perfect before we venture forth sexually.

How Stress Can Affect Athletic Performance: Listen Up, Tiger

Roger Covin, Ph.D | Posted 09.07.2011 | Canada
Roger Covin, Ph.D

The dreaded 'S' word has been attached to various athletes, with perhaps the biggest name being Tiger Woods, whose PGA ranking has plummeted since the scandal of his affair and subsequent divorce. But how exactly does psychological stress affect athletic performance?