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Grit: A Complete Guide on How to Be More Mentally Tough

jamesclear.com

What is Grit?

  1. Grit is the perseverance and passion to achieve long–term goals.
  2. Sometimes you will hear grit referred to as mental toughness.
  3. Angela Duckworth, a researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, suggests that gri...

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Grit Grit Grit

  1. West Point cadets who scored highest on the Grit Test were 60% more likely to succeed than their peers.
  2. Ivy League undergraduate students who had more grit also had higher GPAs than their peers — even though they had lower SAT scores and weren’t as “smart.”
  3. When comparing two...

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Step 1: Define what grit or mental toughness means for you.

For you, it might be…

  • going one month without missing a workout
  • delivering your work ahead of schedule for two days in a row
  • calling one friend to catch up every Saturday this month

Whatever it is, be clear about what you’re going after.

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Step 2: Build grit with small physical wins.

Mental toughness is like a muscle. It needs to be worked to grow and develop.

  • Choose to do the tenth rep when it would be easier to just do nine.
  • Choose to create when it would be easier to consume.
  • Choose to ask the extra question when it would be easi...

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Step 3: Build strong habits and stop depending on motivation.

Grit isn’t about getting an incredible dose of inspiration or courage.

It’s about building the daily habits that allow you to stick to a schedule and overcome challenges and distractions over and over and over again.

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Grit = Consistency

Mentally tough people don’t have to be more courageous, more talented, or more intelligent — just more consistent.

  • Grit comes down to your habits.
  • It’s about doing the things you know you’re supposed to do on a more consi...

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Examples of Grit - Mentally Tough Athletes

Mentally tough athletes are more consistent than others. They . They don’t miss assignments. They always have their teammates...

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Examples of Grit - Mentally Tough Leaders

Mentally tough leaders are more consistent than their peers. They have a that they work towards each day.

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Examples of Grit - Mentally Tough Artists, Writers, Employees

Mentally tough artists, writers, and employees deliver on a more consistent basis than most.

  • They work on a schedule, not just when they feel motivated.

They approach their work like a pro, not an amateur.

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