.....The continuous pressure from the tennis court began to seep into my everyday life. No matter what I was doing, even if I was in the middle of taking a test at school, the worries about tennisnever stopped. Can I beat my opponent? What happens if I lose? Will I be able to play college tennis? Will I even be able to become successful?
The more I tried to overcome my mental barriers by trying to “stay tough,” the more I would let go of my mental well-being. On the court, I struggled to see the bright yellow tennis ball coming in my direction. Soon, this negative self-talk took over my previously calm demeanor. As with many athletes, I entered a slump........more
Bethany`s Notes: The pressure is real and the emotions around success and perfection is real. Learning how to break through the disruptive thoughts is critical to future success in anything.
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