Know that, as an athlete, you are already very skilled in adapting and persevering through difficulty. Dr. Nick Velissaris, Athletics Counseling Team neuropsychologist, provides some strategies to adapt to physical distancing.
“Feeling anxious or overwhelmed?
Here's some self-talk:
- 'This is happening to everybody'
- 'This is temporary'
- 'We compete against others'
- 'Same as it was before isolation.'