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Gaming Disorder

Esport athletes spend most of their day practicing. They also sacrifice other things in order to make time for practice. Does this make them addicted to video games? Are they considered to have a gaming disorder? Well, to answer this question we must first identify...

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder, known as PTSD, is a disorder that affects people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event of any kind. PTSD does not allow your brain to process information properly which can result in constant fear and stress of a danger...

Balancing Life and Competition

Nope, it’s not just you…  Life can be overwhelming for all of us.  Every day is a delicate balancing act between work, school, social life, competition and so much more. It’s only human for these things to affect us, and sometimes when they snowball they can...

Performing Under Pressure

Performing Under Pressure Whether in school, sports, a job, or some other aspect of life, we have all experienced the difficulties of performing under pressure. Fortunately, there is no shortage of research that has been conducted on the effects of coping...

Mental Health Matters.

My name is Jessica Koulabouth, not only am I the Social Media manager for HLCG, but I’m also the in house Sports Psychologist. Video games have always been a significant part of my life. When things got rough, gaming was my means to escape the everyday grind and...