The psychology of losing The psychology of losing refers to the emotions and thoughts that individuals experience in the aftermath of a defeat or loss. Losing can evoke a wide range of emotions, including disappointment, frustration, sadness, and anger. Losing can also have a significant impact on your self-esteem and self-worth. It can lead to […]
When the pressure gets too much to handle during the game, it’s highly likely for a player to experience a state of stress which is known as “tunnel vision”. “Tunnel vision” is often referred to the psycho-physiological reaction characterized by an adrenaline rush that causes a significant reduction in intellectual and physical performance. This state […]
In the previous article we discussed some of the reasons why you might experience pressure during overtime in your game. Managing pressure in esports is a mental skill that all successful players should develop.But how to manage that pressure? The way pressure is experienced is very subjective and different individuals develop different mechanisms to overcome […]
There isn’t any other more disappointing experience in professional gaming than losing a game in which you outplay your opponent. Everyone is tough and confident until they choke. If you are interested about how to build your clutch mentality in stressful moments follow this link. However, this article would present to you three of the […]
You begin your day as usual – same game, same settings, same environment. You start your game with good results, you are reaching your targets and you feel in control when all of a sudden things go backwards. It usually begins with a stupid mistake or two. You try to ‘brush it off’ and continue […]
We all talk to ourselves. It’s as natural as breathing. But a lot of time we fall a victim of this internal dialogue.. Especially in competitive environment such as esports. When things are not going well in-game we tend to be more negative about ourselves and even when we try not to think about negativity, […]
Demotivation is one of your biggest enemies outside the server. In fact, being demotivated is probably one of the worst feelings, not only in esports but in general. This feeling is often described as a general sense of no direction and lack of progress. But what’s even worse is perhaps that despite the fact that […]
We hear so much about perfection on a daily basis that we think that everybody wants to be perfect. In fact, a desire to achieve is healthy and necessary in esports. But an irrational desire to be always perfect can become a problem and can cause dissatisfaction with performance and results. This is why it’s […]
As in life so in esports, comfort zones are a controversial topic. From one point of view they are very helpful – they keep our sense of order and control of our day, but from another – they could harm our long-term goals and productivity. What is the comfort zone? In plain words the comfort […]
The impact of the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak is so massive and unpredictable that it literally threw our lives in chaos in all aspects. Small businesses collapsed in just a few days, major events in all industries were canceled without a warning and all of a sudden, we had to adapt to a completely different way […]
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