A good book on mental toughness is Mental Toughness for Women Leaders: 52 Tips To Recognize and Utilize Your Greatest Strengths by LaRae Quy. These suggestions also apply equally to men. Here are a few of the tips to help you continue on your path of self-awareness and mental toughness. Identify your emotional hot buttons….
Self-awareness is the ability to accurately perceive your own emotions. To be successful, you must stay alert to emotions in order to manage behavior in various contexts. It’s not enough to be aware; mental toughness means you are both willing and able to tolerate the discomfort of negative feelings. “He who knows others is wise….