Tag Archives: mental health

A Sacred Amendment? How about the right to play?

We ended 2012 with a tragedy that befell 20 members of a group we hold especially close to our hearts, i.e. children. What happened at Sandy Hook rocked our collective…

Derek Boogaard

Is this our brain on sports? Who is protecting our most valuable asset?

The New York Times recently published an excellent, and very disturbing, 3-part series¬†on the life and death of Derek Boogaard, a National Hockey League (NHL)¬†player. Boogaard, who was known as…

Sound body and Mind – supporting the mental health of athletes

The balance that we need to be successful in life is not only about the type dealing with having so many work/life obligations that we lose a sense of perspective…