Two of the world’s top athletes have raised awareness of mental health issues on the Olympic stage. An Olympian explains why mental training can be as important as physical training.
The past 18 months have tested the mental and physical limits of Olympic athletes in their pursuit of the Tokyo Games. That’s what makes the performances during these Olympics even more remarkable.
Our new research has found that for some people, having certain personality traits seems to have offered some level of protection during these difficult times.
The benefits of being ‘mentally tough’ are many. Why let just those who are lucky to be naturally resilient benefit, when it can be taught to everyone?
Research confirms what the world’s elite sports stars already know – being kinder to yourself, and to others, and being grateful is good for your mental health.
For any athlete to deliver a gold medal performance, mental toughness is an essential ingredient. But what exactly is mental toughness — and how does an athlete develop it?
Not everyone will be celebrating this results day, so here’s a few words of advice for both students and parents, to help put things into perspective.