....“We provide our student-athletes with a number of services, programs, and experiences to better themselves as student-athletes and as whole people,” says Wieland, a licensed psychologist. “Part of our mission is to help them win championships, but we want them to leave here as better people that contribute to the world. If they win championships but leave as terrible people, we have epically failed.”....
.....Another big one, especially for competitive, high-achievement-oriented folks, which our Penn student-athletes are, is that they want to be great in both academics and athletics, and as contributing members of society. We discuss managing expectations of themselves and understanding that self-care isn’t selfish, and managing what they think others’ expectations of them are.........more
Bethany`s Notes: Have you ever had a win at all costs attitude? Can you self-reflect and understand the possible challenges that mentality creates in young adult brains? Be honest when you have failed and messed up...your team will be shocked at first but you will gain their respect as you become more real to them.
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