Children as young as 5 make firm moral judgments. Young athletes benefit greatly from mental skills training & learning coping strategies!
Capture what works for you. Monitor your mood, nutrition, thoughts. The best athletes track it. You can't remember like you think you can.
Forcing yourself to calm down takes a toll of you. Use this energy in racing. View the adrenaline as fuel & excitement & helpful to you.
Without rest & recovery, you're never going to get better. Rest to reach your potential!