Offbeat Corona: Rosberg has "rediscovered meditation"
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4 months ago I rediscovered meditation right at the time I needed it the most. It was a time where everything felt wrong and I had lost my lightness.
Cologne (SID) - In times of the Corona pandemic, former Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg has "meditation for himself." rediscovered ". She already had "a huge share" in his world championship title, then he stopped because "I lacked motivation. Now I have the discipline again," said Rosberg in an interview with the Austrian daily newspaper Der Standard.
During his career, which he surprisingly ended at the end of 2016 after winning the world championship title, he never spoke to other drivers about mental training. "Psychology is a taboo subject for us," said Rosberg. Formula 1 is "a macho sport, anyone who is interested in psychology and needs help tends to be a loser for now."
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He himself took advantage of the difficult and exhausting year 2016, "that I tried to turn every detail upside down. With the mental training that no other driver did, I certainly got a few percent out of it. Or the paint from to take my helmet off because that's another 80 grams? no other driver did that either. "
If he had been left empty-handed in the fight for the world title in a duel with his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton, that would have "had the potential to mentally scar me a little for the rest of my life," said Rosberg: "Because it is like that is big, the dream is so strong, so many people take part, it has such a power. That was why it was all the more beautiful. "
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