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

Dealing with High Expectations on and off the Field | The Game

Dealing with High Expectations on and off the Field | The Game

This is IT! The Game! Ohio State vs. Michigan. As Nate says, “it’s our get-back opportunity.” So many will be dealing with high expectations. How individuals and teams handle those expectations is everything. In this episode we discuss: THE game – Ohio State vs. Michigan. This game is everything. Desmond Howard disrespecting CJ Stroud The … Read more

Jack Tatum and The Game | Buckeye Focused

Buckeye Focused Podcast

As we all know, life is deeper than just football. It goes without saying. That doesn’t mean sports aren’t important — if anything that’s why they are important. Sports bring people together, sports create stories, sports teach you about winning and losing, sports get you in shape, sports get you interested, and sports matter because … Read more