Tag Archive | Athletes

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – With Teen #Suicide Rates Soaring, Some High School #Athletes Focus on #MentalHealth

#JamesDonaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an advocate for #mentalhealthawarenessandsuicideprevention, especially pertaining to our younger generation of students and student-athletes. Getting men to speak up and reach out for help and assistance is one of my passions. Us men need to not suffer in silence or drown […]

James Donaldson on CBD Oil and Benefits – 5 Reasons Why CBD Oil Is Effective For Athletes

CBD oil has been working great for me and I’m very happy with the results! I’m getting to be quite the expert on it now, Click Here if you’d like me to help you as well. Physical wellbeing, for an athlete, is a matter of top priority. The rigors of maintaining high performance and training […]

How The NBA Can Do Better Support Its Players Both During and After The Game Is Over… by Former NBA Player James Donaldson

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/popsspotsportsradio/2014/03/10/how-nba-ncaa-can-support-athletes-guest-james-donaldson-former-nba-all-star I recently did an online radio interview in which I was talking about several different topics facing both collegiate and professional athletes.   We tackled such topics as: – racial issues– stereotypes– mentoring– the “band-aid” approach used by so many pro leagues– paying college athletes?– gay players / homophobia in sports– substance abuse– leveling […]

Standing Above The Crowd Commenting on: Ex-NBA Veteran Keon Clark Sentenced To Eight Years In Prison For Gun Charge, Vows To Turn Life Around Article

I wish the NBA (and all of the other professional sports leagues) would show some (more) compassion and concern for the guys who “fall by the wayside” and really struggle with their transition into real and everyday life.  We hear way too many of these stories and not enough about the former players who are […]

Why Today’s Athletes Could Benefit from Having a Good Mentor in Their Life

As I booted up my computer this October 1st 2013 morning, I was hit with more troubling news, although at this point not terribly surprising, of yet another athlete falling by the wayside.  I don’t know about you, but it’s getting to be such a regular occurrence of so many of our foolhardy athletes (both […]

Athletes Involving Themselves with the Political Process

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/therootdc/post/president-obama-feels-the-love-from-a-new-generation-of-black-athletes/2012/08/28/4a392436-f143-11e1-a612-3cfc842a6d89_blog.html It’s great to see athletes getting involved with the political process, no matter what side of the aisle they are on.  Current athletes are in their “high earning income years” at the moment and may think one way, and then they’ll make adjustments (or at least they should) like the rest of society once […]

“One and Done” in College Basketball….. What a Shame it is for the Athletes who don’t make it to The League

Now that March Madness is upon us yet again… the talk heats up in regards to undergraduates possibly heading to the Pros (The League).  We all marvel at the ones who do make it to the League.. i.e. Kobe Bryant, Lebron James, Kevin Durrant, Kevin Garnett and more…, but what becomes of the ones who […]