Why do so many athletes burnout in high school and college? Because they forget to prioritize themselves as people first. As a result, they lose themselves in the sport and become only an athlete.
Even the student part gets pushed aside.
So how can you remember to keep yourself a priority?
Dr. Yolanda Bruce Brooks, gives her expert opinion in this video.
Dr. Yolanda Bruce Brooks is a thought leader, author, motivational speaker, and expert in transitioning. She is the founder and principal of Sports Life Transitions Programs, a highly successful organization whose mission is to transform unhealthy, counterproductive mindsets of those seeking to improve their life circumstance or enhance performance.
Dr. Brooks emphasizes the importance and value of establishing healthy balance and boundaries in the intersection where life meets sports. As a former athlete, she can relate to many challenges experienced by athletes and consequently offers a unique sports perspective.
A group of teammates talk about how being an athlete empowered them for life beyond sports.