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9 Tools For Boosting Mental Toughness

9 Tools For Boosting Mental Toughness | Ultras | Scoop.it

To help fortify your mental game for these private battles that await—especially in races with exceptional length, heat, humidity, wind, hills or all of the above—we asked two sports psychologists what tools and techniques ...


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Evaluate Mental Toughness in Your Athletes | The Sport Digest

Despite this, researchers in the Journal of Applied Sport Psychology stated: “Mental toughness is probably one of the most used but least understood terms in applied sport psychology.” Given the desirability of mental ...


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5 Characteristics of a Strong Mind

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We live in turbulent times. If we are to overcome the obstacles in our way, we must develop mental toughness. Former FBI agent LaRae Quy shares five ways.

 

No matter the circumstances around us, we will need to rely upon the mental toughness we normally look look for in our heroes, not in ourselves.We admire heroes like Robin Hood and James Bond because they embody the characteristics that we’ve valued throughout the ages. Heroes let us feel what it’s like to have the mental toughness to break out of our boring little existence and enter into a much bigger world—one that is full of possibility.

 

I define a strong mind as having a great capacity to face challenges. Being strong means having the resources, the mental skills, and the physical capabilities to confront difficulties of all kinds. When a person is strong-minded, they have the energy and stamina to face a challenge without being robbed of inner strength.

 

Mental toughness gives us the courage to grow from the stress we experience in life. It is a mindset comprised of several qualities and attitudes.


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