Training your mind to be stronger

This was a great post on mental training. It opens with a nice discussion on fear-based motivation vs reward-based motivation.

It also gels really well with the mental training taught to the SEALs for fear control.

 

Here are Hazel Findlay’s recommendations:

Mental Training for a stronger mind

1) STEP ONE: ASK YOURSELF WHY

2) HELP YOURSELF

3) ASK YOURSELF WHAT YOU’RE WILLING TO SACRIFICE

4) THE “BAD” DAYS ARE STILL GOOD DAYS

5) PRESSURE IS YOUR FRIEND

6) VISUALIZATION IS A POWERFUL TOOL

7) BE AWARE THAT EVEN MILD FEAR OF FALLING CAN ADD A GRADE

8) FOCUS IS EVERYTHING

9) NO EXCUSES

10) ENJOY AND LEARN

11) DON’T COMPARE YOURSELVES TO OTHERS

Read the full article here

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