Wellness Wednesday: Olympic Athlete Mentality and Emotional Support Animals
Olympic athletes train for years to get their bodies into peak condition and a shot at a gold medal. The physical demands of competition are intense, but many athletes and trainers say that the mental pressure to succeed is the biggest strain.
Join us today as we discuss tactics Olympic athletes use to maintain a healthy mentality as well as the purposes and benefits of emotional support animals.
- Kristin Keim, clinical and sport psychologist, member of U.S. Olympic Sport Psychology and Mental Training Registry, owner of Keim Performance Consulting
- Dr. Lee Goldstein, associate professor of psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine
- Dr. John Swartzberg, chair of the editorial board of the UC Berkeley School of Public Health Wellness Letter