Venus WilliamsThe 42-year-old American tennis player is widely regarded as one of the greatest female tennis players of all time. Like her sister Serena Williams, Venus has made her mark on women’s tennis. To inspire a generation of players and revolutionize the sport.
Venus Williams is one of those stars who always gives back to the community. The American icon recently joined hands with Frances Tiafoe and Taylor Fritz to fund free therapy for those in need. An athlete’s mental health is often neglected and Venus would like to shed more light on this issue.
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Venus Williams opens up about athletes’ mental health struggles
Venus Williams recently joined hands with ‘BetterHelp’, an initiative that helps make professional therapy affordable and accessible. The old world number 1 opened up about the importance of talking about one’s mental health issues. Venus also thanked her mother for pushing her to be more open about the same.
Williams aforementioned, “We had to be indestructible, invincible, super-strong, almost like superheroes. But it really helps people from all walks of life when athletes share their stories about their experiences, and that’s very important, Mom always told us – you need to work on your mental strength. That was his parenting theory… you also have to help them be mentally prepared and prepared.”
“Even before you really have anything to talk about, it’s important to go into therapy, work on it, and prepare yourself for whatever may come up in your life. You don’t always have to wait until you have problemsWilliams added in an interview with People’s magazine.
About cooperation with citizens Frances Tiafoe and taylor fritzVenus, “We’re coming back bigger and better this year, and I’m so excited to be a part of it and to give people literally opportunities to improve and work on their mental health.“
Venus Williams believes it was her mother who helped her speak up more about her mental health issues. She can give back to the community with the betterhelp and shed some more light on this long neglected issue.
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