February 24, 2022 3 min read

Let me be very clear...

When I talk about strength, I'm talking about mental strength specifically.

Because here’s the truth...

Real strength is rooted in mental toughness.

But how do you become someone who is mentally tough ... and what are the benefits to being mentally tough?

Here's everything you need to know...

Why You Need Mental Strength

Mental strength is the key to freedom and success in life.

It gives you the discipline you need to execute every day regardless of the conditions and regardless of how you feel.

Mental toughness is accompanied by several other skills as well, such as:

Confidence

Grittiness

Self-Belief

Self-Worth

...and so much more that will contribute to your overall success and happiness in life.

When you are mentally bulletproof...

Absolutely nothing can stop you or hold you back from your goals and dreams.

What Does It Take To Be Mentally Strong?

Mental strength is much more than just snapping your fingers and expecting yourself to be tough...

It takes consistent practice and discipline to build mental toughness…

...and execution on the monotonous tasks day after day.

The reason why most people struggle in life is because they lack mental toughness.

If you want to become mentally strong yourself, you have to develop the habits that all mentally tough people have…

1. They Keep The Promises They Make to Themselves

Mentally tough people understand that their mental toughness is a result of their discipline.

Therefore, when they say they’re going to do something…

They do it.

No questions asked.

They may not always feel like doing it…

...and the conditions may not always be ideal…

...but they get it done anyway.

The reason why most people aren’t where they want to be in life is because they can’t hold themselves accountable to anything.

You have to keep your word and execute…

This is the best way to cultivate mental toughness and confidence within yourself.

2. They Embrace Change

Change is part of life…

In fact, it’s an extremely important component to growth…

Mentally tough people always embrace change and use it as an opportunity to improve themselves and their skill set.

Most of the time, they are the catalyst for change.

They seek out new and challenging things in order to develop their mental toughness further.

You should too.

3. They Use Their Failures As Opportunities to Improve

Failure is hard...

But it always comes with a lesson.

It’s ultimately up to whether you can identify that lesson and improve ... or let it consume you.

Mentally tough people are easily able to move past failure and learn the lesson to apply in the future.

Failure isn’t any easier for them…

They just understand that failure is going to help them eventually reach success.

It’s a non-negotiable part of the journey.

4. They Put Themselves in Uncomfortable Situations

All mentally tough people understand one thing very well…

Complacency kills, and comfort breeds complacency.

This is why they are always putting themselves in situations that are uncomfortable.

They are building their resilience and mental toughness every time they do this.

True comfort is found in these uncomfortable situations, because they will forge you into a warrior.

5. They Face Their Fears

Another thing that mentally tough people do is face their fears.

When there is something they fear doing or don’t want to do…

If it’s standing in the way of them achieving their goals…

They do it anyway.

Fear keeps most people from doing anything.

They fear what others will think or say…

They fear that it won’t be worth it…

They fear that they will fail…

You can’t let fear consume you if you want to be mentally strong.

6. They Focus On What They Can Control

While mentally tough people do take responsibility for everything in their life…

They understand that not everything is in their control.

They spend their effort and energy on what they can do to improve themselves and their situation.

This gives them peace of mind knowing that they are leveling the playing field to the absolute best of their advantage.

There is no point in wasting time, effort, and energy on something that you ultimately have no power over.

Start Building Your Strength

We all have room to improve our mental toughness.

The best advice I can give if you don’t know where to start ... is to complete 75 HARD.

75 HARD is a transformative mental toughness program.

It will teach you how to take complete control of your life ... starting with your discipline and mental toughness.

The sooner you start building your strength…

The sooner you’ll start building the life of your dreams.



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