Burnout and stress are common challenges that everyone deals with at some point in their lives and esports players aren’t exempt from feeling these same stressors. How to handle negative feedback? How to handle the stress of becoming a leader? These are common causes of stress and burnout in the esports world for students. Jeff Palumbo talks through resources to handle mental health around esports. 

Have a question about esports for Jeff? Share it in the comments below. How do you deal with stress and burnout? 

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Comments

  • Take burnout seriously. 

  • Who would have thought that Playing games on a computer would be stressful?   I normally play to reduce stress.  LOL

  • Finding work/gaming life balance is very important.  This applies to everything, not just esports, it just comes with a different set of challenges.

  • Great framed advice.

  • THX, keep on keeping!

  • Some great info and advice.  Finding work/gaming life balance is very important.  This applies to everything, not just esports, it just comes with it's own set of challenges.

  • Good advice!

  • Stress management is so key to excel in anything

  • Breaks are important, but more important is addressing the root causes of the stress. In order to succeed in a high pressure environment, you need to find methods of stress management that work regularly.

  • For me, trying to relax and take my mind away from what's is stressing helps.  For instance, I like to take walks to help me think about things.