Scientific American, beautiful Minds Blog, March 19, 2014
One of the first descriptions of mental toughness was made by sports psychologist James Loeher. Based on his extensive work with elite athletes and coaches, he proposed seven dimensions of mental toughness that he argued are developed: self-confidence, attention control, minimizing negative energy, increasing positive energy, maintaining motivation levels, attitude control, and visual and imagery control.
Read the whole post by clicking here to find out 12 attributes thought of as key to mental toughness as well as a questionnaire to find out if you are mentally tough.
With the contribution of hypnotherapy we may be able to increase the attributes mentioned in this article such us our skills for visual imagery, and strengthen our self confidence.