Research have proven that experiencing racism could make us extra prone to develop psychological well being issues. A 2015 meta-analysis discovered that racism is twice as prone to have an effect on psychological well being than bodily well being, resulting in melancholy, nervousness, PTSD and suicidal ideas.
On this episode, Professor Rory and I spoke to MQ ambassador and cricket star, Azeem Rafiq. Azeem performed cricket professionally in England for Yorkshire County Cricket Membership.
In 2020, Azeem blew the whistle about his expertise of racism throughout his cricket profession, which turned a significant media story in Britain.
On this riveting dialog, we spoke about racism in sport, having a winner’s mindset and the way beliefs can have an effect on your psychological well being.
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