The pressure of balancing time management, practice, travel, competing to the best of their ability and performing well academically can be overwhelming for a student athlete.
Elaine has experienced many challenges in her life, yet she is one of the most optimistic people you will meet. Despite untimely losses and deep pain, she developed the tools to pull herself up, recover, and move forward. She constantly finds something positive to draw on, even when times are tough. It’s called living with gratitude.
Elaine shares her wisdom and strategies, from the power of positive thinking, to connecting to one another, and self-care.
Takeaways for Student Athletes:
- Adopting a positive outlook
- Finding balance
- Techniques to destress
- Setting aside quality time
- Risks of self-medicating with drugs or alcohol
- Importance of unplugging from social media and technology
- Seeking help
Your students will develop the resilience they need as Elaine helps them develop their confidence and inner strength. They come to understand that they can weather bad times, gain their greatest wisdom from these experiences, find purpose, and be stronger for it.