“I really feel personally that psychological well being and bodily well being could be one in the identical,” Dunlap mentioned. “I feel if the 2 of these are aligned, and also you excel at each of these you’ve gotten a greater outlook and better efficiency.
“Certainly one of my favourite issues to do to remain mentally wholesome is to have interaction and provides again in the neighborhood, whether or not or not it’s my bullying-free program or whether or not or not it’s training, speaking to inner-city youngsters concerning the significance of competing on and off no matter their enjoying floor is. Being concerned in the neighborhood helps me simply keep humble, being grounded, being current. It is tremendous refreshing and resetting to be round these youngsters. Lots of instances they assume that I am giving them one thing, however I feel it is mutual.
“I feel it is essential for everybody to speak about psychological well being. For me and folks of shade, we’re taught to maintain our emotions in, do not ever present an excessive amount of emotion. I really feel like if you happen to hold all that in, it is like a ticking bomb ready to blow up. Generally simply getting it out lets you refresh, reset and simply go about your work.”
Right here is the total video of Dunlap’s message, which additionally contains some pictures of him giving again to youngsters in the neighborhood: