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How do you address the concept of restructuring fear of failure which requires a goal setting program?

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Stress and anxiety for athletes is examined.

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The process of overcoming an individual's fear of failure utilizes the therapeutic intervention known as cognitive restructuring. In this process, the fear, which in this case is failure, is broken down into its contributing antecedents. Once the sources of the fear are recognized, each can be explored and reframed. In this process the counselor or coach will guide the individual to reframe these sources of fear from being negative, to being positive and self-affirming.

The creators of cognitive restructuring called the sources of fears, "faulty ways of thinking." Cognitive restructuring theory is based on the premise that an individuals faulty cognitions, or unrealistic beliefs, are the direct cause of their emotional and ...

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