Mental Toughness Insights
….because everyone deserves to live with the ability to control what they experience, overcome challenges, stay committed to they want to achieve and have the belief that they can achieve it..
So, the England Cricket team was supposed to go to the West Indies and win the current series easily. I heard former players on the radio predicting with conviction a 3 – 0 series win. However, after two heavy test defeats, England find themselves 2 – 0 down with the...read more
I've previously posted an article on how mental toughness can benefit teachers. This time I’m going to go into more depth to highlight the dramatic problems of the issue of mental health problem in the teaching profession. As I mentioned previously, in October 2018,...read more
The time is NOW to get real about developing teachers that have the mental foundation to be able to thrive in a challenging and stressful, yet rewarding and much-valued profession. My daughter and son-in-law are both teachers and I've seen first-hand how the...read more
I had a chuckle to myself last weekend. I heard the term’ scoreboard pressure’ mentioned several times in different sporting events that took place over the two days. I had visions of scoreboards around the world ganging up on sports competitors and forcing them to...read more
Mental toughness is the ability of an individual to deal with the stressors, pressures and challenges they face. All athletes face stressors, pressures and challenge in their sport. The more mentally tough an athlete, the better they are at being able to...read more
Mental toughness is a term used widely in sport and no doubt there are many different definitions of it and levels of understanding of what it is. Irrespective of how people define it, there has been considerable research carried out over the past 15 years in sport...read more