Category: Social

Get in the Game: Sports as a Microcosm of Life

The act of playing team sports can (and does) teach young student athletes extremely valuable life skills that are needed to not only survive, but thrive in the real world after the schooling years.  These skills consist of teamwork, (positive) aggression or assertiveness,  initiative, physical exercise, sportsmanship/respect, learning to be coachable,  learning how to “lose”…
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Why Teen Stress Can Be A Good Thing

I was not stressed in high school or in the early years of college and that’s exactly why I performed so poorly as a student and less than my best as an athlete. I was not a good student athlete and it cost me my dream and many years of frustration. For many years, probably…
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