Federer, Djokovic Files

Retire, don’t retire, retire, don’t retire…sit down with a flower and pluck at its petals and if your name isn’t Roger Federer, you’re almost sure to end at ‘retire’, but it’s Federer who will decide whether he is to retire or not and his petals all appear to be saying the same thing, ‘don’t retire’. […]

Obsessive Passion

Obsessive passion can have a negative result for the overall athlete. They burn-out quicker and have more stress when participating. “Athletes with an obsessive passion scored higher on a burnout inventory than did harmoniously passionate athletes. Obsessively passionate athletes also scored higher on perceived stress and negative effect, and lower on positive affect. These findings […]