Self Improvement & Peak Performance

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What does peak performance mean?

  • Workshops that provide psycho-education and discussion on topics relevant to all students at Lehigh University
  • It means being able to perform at an optimal level mentally and emotionally!
  • Performing at this level increases your ability to perform in everyday life!
  • Enhancing your skills through our workshops may help you to perform better in school, athletics, social settings, and recreational activities!

How will these workshops "enhance" my skills? 

  • Group facilitators will not only give strategies and tips on how to improve performance but participants will have an opportunity to practice as well.
  • Have trouble relaxing or concentrating? During these workshops we will practice just that!
  • Feeling stressed about life? Feeling tired all the time? We can provide you with ideas and more tools to use to reduce stress and increase energy.

What do I need to do before I go to a workshop? 

  • Find and go to the first floor of Johnson Hall across from Parking Services.
  • Forget about bringing money because...Workshops are free!
  • Realize going can be spur of the moment because...NO prior sign up is necessary
  • Either go alone or go with a friend!

What can I expect at a workshop? 

  • You can expect that all sessions will be about an hour long.
  • Group facilitator(s) will provide psycho-education on particular topics as well as facilitate discussion among participants.
  • The last 15-20 minutes of the workshop will include a guided imagery relaxation exercise to leave you rejuvenated and refreshed to go on with the rest of your day!

What is guided imagery? 

  • This is when a facilitator uses descriptive language to assist participants in using mental imagery to relax and distress.
  • These imagery exercises usually last about 15-20 minutes.
  • Doing this allows participant to take a short time out of their day from the stress of everyday life.

For more information contact Dr. Aaron Sterba at