How to Toughen Up (Mentally, That Is)
A mantra is a short and meaningful phrase you repeat to yourself.
When you're facing a stressful situation, it helps by occupying the brain enough so that it doesn’t get caught up in obsessing, planning, and catastrophizing.
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It’s the ability to take on someone else’s point of view when thinking.
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Every athlete is bound to face at least a few major letdowns in his or her career. When this happens, you want to let yourself feel down for a good 24 to 48 hours.
Pre-race nerves are common, even amongst professional athletes.
Reframe nerves as excitement. When we do this, we harness heightened perception to raise ourselves up.
Instead of telling yourself, “I’m anxious, I need to calm down,” tell yourself, “I am excited, my body is primed to perform.”
One of the most popular self-improvement expressions is "good is the enemy of great." Although it sounds appealing, it might also be wrong.
We are told that we have to strive to be great to ...
True success means feeling content with the unfolding of your life. It's finding happiness in your work and life in the present time and being great all the time.
Interestingly, not always trying so hard to be great is the path to getting better.
To make sustainable progress, you don't have to be consistently great; it's about being great at being consistent.