Dr. Tiana Woolridge: Substance Use Disorder Is a Mental Illness

Dr. Tiana Woolridge: Substance Use Disorder Is a Mental Illness

Join us on the Athlete Mindset podcast as Lisa Bonta Sumii shares space with a resident physician in the UC San Francisco (UCSF) Department of Pediatrics and a Founder of Embrace the Mind, Dr. Tiana Woolridge. Tiana’s father, a former professional NBA player Orlando Woolridge, was diagnosed with a substance use disorder. Tiana and Lisa … Read more

Halftime Adjustments: Fallacy Bias

Halftime Adjustments: Fallacy Bias | SportsEpreneur

In a recent broadcast of Monday Night Football, former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning revealed that the commonly held belief in the importance of “halftime adjustments” in football is a fallacy. Manning said, “I don’t think I ever made a halftime adjustment in my entire 18-year career. I think it is the biggest myth in football … Read more

Just Drop Down and Do 10 Pushups Right Now | Take Action

Buckeye Focused Podcast

Contemplating about taking the action most often ends up in not taking the action at all. Instead of overthinking, take action, now! We all lack motivation sometimes, but accept the responsibility — go to the gym, go for a run, go for a walk, start a podcast, whatever, but do it now! You will feel … Read more

Developing Mental Skills | Elev8 Podcast

Developing Mental Skills | Elev8 Podcast

The Athlete Mindset podcast presents a conversation with the Elev8 Podcast host, Tyler Johnson. In this episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW is interviewed by Tyler Johnson — they discuss mental health, therapy in sports, developing mental skills, and positive self-talk. (a quick ask: a review on Apple Podcasts or Spotify goes a long way!) … Read more

Thankfulness = Success with Pro Soccer Player, Luca Deza

Luca Deza

The Athlete Mindset podcast presents a conversation with a professional female soccer player, Luca Deza. In this episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW and Luca Deza discuss gratefulness/thankfulness, Luca’s journey to pro female soccer career, her company/agency – Divine Time, and things you can do to improve your health (physically, mentally and spiritually). Conversation list: … Read more

The Life of a Collegiate Wrestler with CSUB Student-Athlete, Albert Urias

The Life of a Collegiate Wrestler with CSUB Student-Athlete, Albert Urias

The Athlete Mindset podcast presents a conversation with student-athlete, Albert Urias. In this episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW and Albert Urias discuss “controlling your controllables”, the life of a wrestler in college, and mindset. Conversation list: CSUB Wrestler, Bachelor’s Degree Mindset is crucial, and mental health is a huge component in sports and in … Read more

SE+ Perspective | USA vs Netherlands

SE+ Perspective | a perspective on sports matters

SE+ perspective blog on USA vs Netherlands by Mason Kasimov. Mason is a senior at Providence Day School and Goalkeeper for Charlotte Independence SC. On Sunday, the USA and the Netherlands will be battling in the round of 16—winner moves on to the quarterfinals, and the loser goes home. So far, America has tied against … Read more