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You Are Enough

Pararoos star and Mr. Perfect supporter, Ben Atkins, reflects on his own mental fight, and reveals the condition that could be perceived as a weakness, has been his greatest gift and strength.

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Stress, Pressure & High Performance: Interview with Nick Montgomery

This article originally is written by and originally appeared on the LinkedIn profile of Mirza Mujic. *** I had the pleasure of interviewing former football player Nick Montgomery about stress, pressure and hig performance during his time in Sheffield United. We also talked about how it was to play with and against some of the best players in the world the likes of Gary Cahill, Phil Jagielka, Gary Speed, Keith Gillespie, Cristiano Ronaldo, Paul Scholes, Frank Lampard and many more. In this interview he also told about his life as a football player in Sheffield United, how he dealt with high levels of stress and pressure to perform at the highest level in English Barclays Premier League. In the end...

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Insight: Mental Health in Professional Sport

As I write this I am stuck in traffic on the way to Sydney Airport before flying to Melbourne to play a big game during the festive period. Late last year Terry from Mr. Perfect reached out and asked me to be an Ambassador for their cause. It is a huge honour to be part of this movement for men that allows them to seek non-clinical support should they be suffering from mental illness or they have been affected by a friend or family member’s illness or they just want to understand mental health more. Recently I noticed ex-team mates and other professional footballers writing blogs about mental health so it inspired me to try my own. Be kind as...

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