Tough Times

We all have times in our lives when we aren’t feeling our best and things can feel tough. It can be hard to know exactly what we’re feeling and why at times.

Have a look below at some of the common challenges we can all face. You’ll find a range of strategies and resources as well as videos of rugby players sharing their own experiences and tips that have helped them cope with tough times.

Depression

Most people have had times in their lives when they’ve felt sad or down. These...

Anxiety

Everyone has feelings of anxiety at some point. Whether it’s a job...

Injury

Injuries that affect your ability to play can be one of the biggest challenges rugby...

Stress

Stress is a common feeling we all experience at times. Some people see stress as a...

Travel

Travelling away from home to play rugby can be one of the most enjoyable aspects of the...

Suicide

Having thoughts of wanting to end your life can be really frightening. Wanting it all to...

Self-Harm

Having thoughts of wanting to harm yourself can be very scary. For most people self-harm...

Grief & Loss

Dealing with grief or losing someone or something you love is one of the hardest things...

Anger

Anger is a very normal emotion. Everyone feels angry sometimes. For most people anger is...

Addiction

Put simply, addiction is where a person feels compelled to use a certain substance or...

Cultural Identity

No matter what your background is or where you are from, your culture is a big part of...