The only person who can increase your mental toughness is you.
If you’re waiting for someone to come along and make you more confident and more mentally disciplined, you’re going to be waiting a long time. There’s not a mentor in the world who can train you to be more mentally tough without you first deciding to be more mentally tough. Two of the top five factors that influence mental toughness involve self-belief. Self-belief must come from within (hence the “self” in self-belief). The fastest way to increase your self-belief is to put yourself in difficult situations. By taking on challenges and learning to thrive in the face of adversity, you will become more confident. As you become more confident, you will become more resilient, focused, and driven. You will start to see that you can often control your environment and always control your attention and your attitude. You’ll start to see challenges as opportunities and obstacles and stepping stones. But first, you must understand the 5 keys of increasing your mental toughness. Here are 5 keys to increasing your mental toughness.