Category: Mental Toughness

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do

I am always looking for mental toughness resources and just finished reading the Book “13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do.” ~by Amy Morin, LCSW AmyMorinLCSW.com Mentally strong people have healthy habits. They manage their emotions, thoughts, and behaviors in…

Notes on Wayne Dyer

by Steve M. Nash   Wayne Dyer is an internationally renowned author and speaker in the field of self-help. And even though not everyone is a fan of his self-help and spiritual teachings it is hard to fault some of…

It’s Time to Get Uncomfortable

by David Byrd Comfort is a good thing, right? We look for comfort in the furniture we choose, we enjoy comfort food on a cold, rainy evening; we even have heated seats in our cars. Being comfortable is satisfying, desirable;…

3 Steps to Outsmarting Your Brain

by Mark R. Stephens   Your brain is smart and has a system all of its own to make decisions independently from conscious thought. While that system may help you brush your teeth while thinking about last night’s football match…

Mental Toughness First, Success Later

by Jackie C. Dotson   People often ask me, of all the personality traits a person has which one is most valuable? And my answer is always the same: mental toughness. This surprises many people. Mental toughness is often mistaken…

Why Winners Stay Undefeated

by Brian McClellan   If you knew you could do one thing that would always bring you closer to winning, would you do it? Of course! All the time, right? So, do you always approach your life with a winning…

The Secret to Staying Calm In Chaos

by Annette Segal   I’m a coach, so my clients (executives, entrepreneurs, consultants, coaches, and other high performers)show up in my practice for all sorts of reasons. If I had to categorize them, I’d say most clients were looking for…

Is There Power in Positive Thinking?

by Lisa L. Brown   Yesterday I interviewed Shannon Miller, the “winningest” female hockey coach in history. I asked her how she builds confidence in her athletes. What is her coaching mental toughness training secret? She said: “I get to…

High Frustration Tolerance

by Phil Pearl   Here is an essential principle of Mental Toughness: We all experience frustration when our needs, wants and demands are not met, or when we are faced with obstacles that impede our progress. Frustration is a fact…