Mental Toughness – how do we achieve it?

This ‘Lifehack’ article provides a very simple list ( albeit difficult to master) of things we need to do in order to develop mental toughness. There are shades of ‘Habits of Mind’, there’s shades of Covey and then there’s just some good common sense! I have become increasingly interested in concepts like resilience, grit and mental toughness. Years ago, during a tough period in Jakarta, I remember talking with a colleague Froilin Cruz about the concept of ‘thrival’. The idea that when times are tough we should always be  thinking about thriving not just survival adds a wonderful positive thrust to the quest – a theme I will pursue in future blogs.

Read all about Lifehack’s Mental Toughness suggestions:


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