Understandably, physical health and safety were a primary focus in 2020, however many discovered (or were reminded) of the importance of mental health as well. Mental wellbeing was tested for many as they navigated the stress of a global pandemic, career and financial uncertainty, new family norms, social isolation, a turbulent political climate, and social injustice to name just a few of the notable challenges. From a personal standpoint, it was inspiring to witness the resilience on display from so many athletes, coaches, and, to a larger extent, all of humanity as they adapted to the new norms of 2020…

Zach Brandon

Zach serves as the Mental Skills Coordinator for the Arizona Diamondbacks organization.

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