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Maintain Focus

Maintain Focus

You aren't always going to have the perfect setting and support for pursuing your goals. Other things are going to compete for your attention.

Mentally tough people are able to keep working toward their goals in the face of these distractions. When you feel yourself losing focus, look for ways to recharge and bring yourself back on track.

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Components Of Mental Toughness

Components Of Mental Toughness

  • Challenge: Viewing challenges as opportunities rather than obstacles.
  • Control: Believing that you are in control of your life and destiny.
  • Commitment: Having the ability to stick to tasks and see them through to completion.
  • Confidence:...

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Believe In Your Ability To Succeed

Believe In Your Ability To Succeed

Mentally tough people truly believe they can succeed. That extends to encompass even mundane things in their life.

Whatever you challenge yourself with, believing in yourself is essential. Avoid negative self-talk and instead focus your energy on staying positive and self-encouraging.

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Seek Intrinsic Rewards

Seek Intrinsic Rewards

Intrinsic motivations are those that come from within an individual and involve doing things for their own sake. They drive them to do better, push harder, be stronger, and persevere.

Mentally tough people don't focus on the possible rewards that may await them at the e...

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Don't Let Setbacks Get You Down

Don't Let Setbacks Get You Down

Facing difficulty leads successful people to develop ways of managing stress and excelling despite it. The mentally tough tend to rebound from setbacks with a renewed sense of determination.

Rather than becoming discouraged, focus on building the resolve to push through the ch...

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Be Self-Directed

Be Self-Directed

By setting goals and then following through on their pursuit, mentally tough people are able to get the things that they want out of life. They are simply willing to put in the work.

Being mentally tough doesn’t happen suddenly; it comes from daily habits that help people t...

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Accept The Highs And Lows In Life

Accept The Highs And Lows In Life

Adversity and competition can help foster mental toughness and expose what one is truly capable of. Mentally tough people expect adversity, but they have faith in their abilities to survive, adapt, and overcome. 

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Maintain Your Sense Of Control

Maintain Your Sense Of Control

Rather than pin their failures or successes on outside forces, they have a more internal locus of control. They believe that they have an active role in creating their own victories.

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Stick With It, However Hard

Sticking to your commitments helps you gain the lessons and experience you need to succeed in the future. It teaches you about your strengths, makes you aware of your weaknesses, and helps you realize that obstacles and even failures don't spell disaster if you don’t give up.

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Put a Positive Spin On It

Put a Positive Spin On It

Working on your goal may, over time, contribute to a mentally tough attitude. Continually working, you're more likely to feel a sense of mastery, achievement, and productivity, which makes the pursuit of the goal a more positive experience.

When things are challenging or even unpleas...

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Find Support

Find Support

Successful people spend a lot of time with peers who provide support, training opportunities, and a positive environment for personal and professional development. 

Look to people you admire to help instill these feelings of hard work, determination, grit, and positivity. Seek out...

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