And although it’s by no means the end of discussion for mental health tactics to make it through your derby career, this will hopefully get you through to the end of this practice. And maybe even the next. And so on.
Welcome to the second part of the adventure series dealing with practice days when you’re negotiating mental health issues. This one’s right in the middle because in a lot of ways it’s the toughest.
First, you might want to review the first part in this series, which tackles ways to break down getting to practice while caring for yourself.
This article is essentially about what you choose to do on those days when it really is too hard to make it to practice, because those happen. And how to also care for yourself through that – because that part’s important.