It is time to challenge the norms of mental health in esports, as the expectations and pressure esports pros encounter on and off the field isn’t discussed enough!
In this article you will can read about the internal and external pressure that pro esport players has to perform under, and how it has affected their mental health, causing pro players like gla1ve to take a break from competitive CS:GO. As esport grows as a sport, so does the pressure and expectations that the pro players encounter on a daily basis. However the importance of mental health doesn’t only apply to pro players. Whether you compete on a pro level or on a more casual level, it is important to take care of your mental health.
For some mental health isn’t something that is easy to talk about, but it sure is important to talk about. No one shouldn’t need to sacrifice their mental health or overall well-being to be able to perform at the highest level, or to perform at all.
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