Nobody really questions when an athlete takes time to recover from physical injuries. On the other hand, there is oftentimes less understanding and tolerance when athletes take a break for their mental health.
Author Wendy Tamis Robbins was a college athlete who struggled with anxiety and is sharing her journey with the world in her newest book. "The Box: An Invitation to Freedom From Anxiety" chronicles her decades-long struggle and path to finding freedom. She joins New Day NW to talk about the pressure to be perfect, Simone Biles` decision to drop from the team finals at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and the stigma surrounding mental health.
Bethany`s Notes: A new recommended read out there talking about the lifelong struggle of mental illness for this former collegiate athlete.
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