The Role of Commitment Devices in Behavior Change

At any given moment, a significant percentage of the population is working to change some form of behavior, often targeting health; with New Year’s resolutions, weight loss, smoking cessation, and stress reduction toping the list. When it comes to identifying positive behaviors, we mostly understand the general guidelines: get adequate levels of movement, stop eating junk food, Read more about The Role of Commitment Devices in Behavior Change[…]

Dr Justin Ross, Sports Psychologist Denver

The Mental Side of Running: Sports Psychology for Running Podcast

This past week Sarah Bowen Shea from Another Mother Runner, and her dear friend Molly Williams and I sat down to chat more on the mental side of running. We had a engaging conversation that included using appropriate mindset skills for optimal performance. We discussed how cognitive framework is important when approaching a training plan. Other topics Read more about The Mental Side of Running: Sports Psychology for Running Podcast[…]

Mindfulness Denver, MindBodyHealth

Fall Mindfulness Group Denver

We are excited to announce the beginning of our next Mindfulness group, which will begin Thursday September 15 at 4pm. The group will be held each Thursday afternoon for 6 consecutive weeks. Groups will be 60 minutes in duration. The mindfulness group will consist largely of in session led exercises to learn the basics of adopting Read more about Fall Mindfulness Group Denver[…]

Denver Health Psychology Cooking Class with Health Full Life MD

Nutrition Class w/ Health Full Life Md

On Friday March 11, Dr. Ross will be presenting Mindfulness and Mindful Eating with Abby Bleistein, MD from Health Full Life MD. The class will take place at the Natural Grocers in Golden. Following a 45 minute presentation on mindfulness for life-long wellness, the class will then shift gears and feature hands on instruction in Read more about Nutrition Class w/ Health Full Life Md[…]

Keystone Habit, Denver Health Psychology, Dr. Justin Ross

Changing Keystone Habits

Happy New Year! ‘Tis the season for making resolutions, and over the next few hours, days and weeks, a lot of us will be making resolutions (and hoping to stick to them) to improve our lives in some capacity. This post, helping you address your New Year’s Resolution in a meaningful way, is as ubiquitous Read more about Changing Keystone Habits[…]

October Mindfulness Classes in Denver

Mindfulness is a core life skill. Limitless opportunities seem to arise when one actively participates in an evolving practice of intentional attention to the present moment. We can realistically seek a more quiet mind. We can better manage stress, anxiety and physical pain. We can visualize functioning at our best. We can work from strengths Read more about October Mindfulness Classes in Denver[…]

Mindfulness Group Denver

Mindfulness Group Denver

Mindfulness Group Denver, March 2015 Every Wednesday in March: March 4, 11, 18 and 25 at 530 pm. Mindfulness Group Denver, January 2015 MindBodyHealth will be offering a 4 week mindfulness group in January, beginning Wednesday January 14 at 530pm. Groups will be held each Wednesday  for 4 consecutive weeks (Group Dates: 1/14, 1/21, 1/28 and Read more about Mindfulness Group Denver[…]

Dr William Clancy, Denver Psychologist

Breaking up with American football

My current rejection of football is simply as a fan or consumer, not as an athlete. It is through a different lens than I looked through as a teenager. Now I’m looking at it as a psychologist and as a father. It’s time for me to, once and for all, break up with American football. Read more.

Stress Management Denver

Stress In America

Since 2007, the American Psychological Association (APA) has produced an annual Stress in America™ report as part of its MindBodyHealth campaign to better understand the current climate of stress along with its overall impact on our functioning. The most recent 2013 edition published in March highlights a high degree of overall stress, not just for adults, Read more about Stress In America[…]