Mental toughness is always often the measure of the quality of a person’s life.
Some people quiver at the smell of trouble, some people eat problems for breakfast. Now you have to wonder, with all the problems surrounding you right now, how do you become mentally strong?
IDENTIFY YOUR WEAKNESSES
Knowing your area or areas for improvement should be done first because this is your reference as to why you really want to be mentally strong.
ACCEPT AND EMBRACE YOUR WEAKNESSES
Once you have accepted your weaknesses this will make you feel at ease and help you be focused every time life throws a lemon at you.
STOP BAD HABITS THAT SHRINK YOUR MENTAL MUSCLE
Rushing to conclusions due to anxiety. Stress eating, blaming others almost immediately at the sight of a roadblock, evading certain situation, etc. All these need to go away. Empty yourself with these things so you can make room to fill in those positive things that will help you become confident and focused whenever situations require you to.
KEEP CHALLENGING YOURSELF
Always strive to be better. Do things you think are hard. Do things you think you couldn’t do. Conquer your fears. Do it over and over again until it becomes a routine which will become natural to you.
Meditation does wonders to the body and mind. According to a post on scientificamerican.com , [quoting]; “It’s been accepted as a useful therapy for anxiety and depression for around a decade. It’s being explored by schools, pro sports teams and military units to enhance performance, and is showing promise as a way of helping sufferers of chronic pain, addiction and tinnitus, too. ” … Heck if you can get rid of them you’ll have a strong mind. And by that, I mean VERY strong.
PROPER DIET AND EXERCISE
Mind conditioning and mental training is like an advertisement for an energy drink or supplements; to achieve the desired result, it should be with “proper diet and exercise. Whatever you eat and do has an effect on your physical state as well as your mental state.
“The ability to continue moving when you are feeling scared, fearful or lazy is the sign of true mental strength.” ― Matthew Donnelly