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Topic: Mind - July 18 2023
Why You Really Need a Hobby

You are not just a student-athlete, you’re a person too! Cultivating hobbies outside of your sport are important for knowing your worth. “This can be very empowering and also lessen the stress of your sport if you are able to see your sport as only a part of who you are, not the entire sum,” says sports’ psychologist and VIS expert, Madeline Petry.

By: Kate Tugman

VIS Creator

& Madeline Petry, CMPC

VIS Expert

Topic: Mind

July 18 2023

As a student-athlete it is so easy to get wrapped up in two things: your sport and school. Before you know it, your day revolves around practice sessions and classes. When you have spare time, you're either visiting the trainer to workout some knots from practice, grinding away on homework, or if you’re like me, taking two plus hour naps. Where does that leave time for anything else? Competing at such a competitive level requires lots of focus, dedication, and hard work, but it’s impor...
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