Mental toughness should be practiced everyday, especially for those athletes wanting to take their sport to the next level. If that sounds like you, here are five weekly habits that will improve your mental toughness to help you achieve peak performance.
1. Practice relinquishing control. Every athlete, coach and parent worries. It’s natural and just part of being human. Most of the time our worries are a direct result of the fact that we know we can not control everything. Take notice when something frustrates you, and ask yourself if it is something you can control. If you can’t, work on letting go. This will help to ease some of the discomforts you experience from things that lead to your stress and anxiety.
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