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Venus Williams praises Naomi Osaka for prioritizing mental health – Tennis Sports

Former world number one Venus Williams is proud that Naomi Osaka and gymnast Simone Biles have spoken openly about the importance of mental health. Osaka wanted to focus on mental health, so I took a break from tennis earlier this year.

Biles skipped several tournaments at the Tokyo Olympics. Because she wasn’t mentally in the place she needed to compete. “I am very excited to be able to meet my mental health needs. [has become] It’s easy to do and the treatment can be digitized.

“Getting in touch with people over the phone or laptop is a way to connect to the services they really need.” The fact that athletes play a central role in mental health issues is very encouraging. ..

It gives people the opportunity to talk about things they haven’t talked to before – to open that conversation. “I really love it. I love these young women stepping up to take care of themselves and doing what they need for their long-term health. . “

Williams talks about the importance of mental health

According to the New York Post, “My parents were big supporters of not only self-care but also active mental health. I realized that the world is both a beautiful place and a challenging place. You have to be mentally prepared to deal with the pressure.

I was able to succeed where there are others [didn’t] I received that support from an early age. Williams believes that good mental health is the key to a happy life. “You can’t buy it,” Williams said.

“And I can’t replace it. To me, mental health means being in a place where you have peace of mind, happiness, a sense of freedom, and the ability to dream big and aim for it.”

– Tennis Sports

Venus Williams praises Naomi Osaka for prioritizing mental health

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