MIND OVER SPORT TOOLKIT

PSYCHOLOGICAL/ COGNITIVE

Continuous low mood or sadness

Feeling guilt-ridden

Feeling irritable and intolerant of others

Feeling hopeless and helpless

Having low self-esteem

Feeling anxious or worried

Having no motivation or interest in things

Not getting any enjoyment out of life

Hallucinations/delusion

Having suicidal thoughts or thoughts of harming yourself

SOCIAL

Avoiding contact with friends and family  

Having difficulties in your home, work or family life

Neglecting your hobbies and interests

Taking part in fewer social activities

PHYSICAL

Moving or speaking more slowly than usual

Unexplained aches and pains

Disturbed sleep – finding it difficult to fall asleep at night or waking up very early in the morning

Lack of energy

Changes in appetite or weight (usually decreased, but sometimes increased)