6 Mental Toughness Hacks for Injured Athletes

Injuries are unfortunately a part of the world of being an athlete, even a corporate athlete.  I feel bad however when I witness so many athletes having the wrong experiences through their injury and especially returning to injury. Here’s 6 techniques to help the injured athlete. 


Athletes will experience getting depressed. Feeling the blues, getting down, sad, and angry are normal, so expect it. Remind yourself that this is temporary. The Mental Toughness Hacks include being patient and say “this too shall pass.”

Remember,  It’s not about the setback; it’s about the comeback.

Dr. Rob Bell is a Sport Psychology Coach. His company DRB & associates is based in Indianapolis.  Some clients have included: Indy Eleven, University of Notre Dame, Marriott, and Walgreens. Check out all the books on Mental Toughness 

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