How to become 'mentally tough'

While some are innately gritty, we all have the ability to gain a sort of ‘mental toughness’.

This is according to acclaimed speaker and author, Dr. Steve Harris.

He sat down with Azania Mosaka to explore the concept of mental toughness and how to cultivate it.

The precursor is you have got to be interest and developing interest is a fairly easy thing. If you like it enough and practice enough you start becoming passionate about it.

Dr. Steve Harris, speaker and author

Meaningful practice, directed practice. A game of inches - you can inch yourself better all the way to real greatness.

Dr. Steve Harris, speaker and author

Some people are more gritty instinctively because they have more talent - can learn a skill faster.

Dr. Steve Harris, speaker and author

There is a step by step approach and it starts with your ability to concentrate.

Dr. Steve Harris, speaker and author

Preparation and composure are key, he says.

Click on the link below to listen to the full masterclass....


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI

702 welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

  • Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
  • Sexism
  • Homophobia
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cyber bullying
  • Hate speech
  • Derogatory language
  • Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the 702 community a safe and welcoming space for all.

702 reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

702 is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

Read More
[LISTEN] Everything you wanted to know about forensics

[LISTEN] Everything you wanted to know about forensics

Masterclass: Prof. Gerard Labuschagne, Director at L&S Threat Management talks about the ins and outs of forensics.

[LISTEN] Masterclass: How to manage your reputation

[LISTEN] Masterclass: How to manage your reputation

Jenine Hills, CEO at Vuma Reputation Management talks about how to manage personal and professional reputations.

[LISTEN] Masterclass: Everything you need to know about franchising

[LISTEN] Masterclass: Everything you need to know about franchising

Chairman at Franchise Association of South Africa Tony Da Fonseca talks about the essence of franchising, and the ethical process.

[LISTEN] Property Masterclass: Buying vs Renting"

[LISTEN] Property Masterclass: Buying vs Renting"

‘Banks are realising that the barrier to entry is becoming a bit of a problem & causing congestion in the rental space.’ - TT Mbha

Masterclass: Social media (do's and don'ts)

Masterclass: Social media (do's and don'ts)

Social media expert Emma Sadleir advises how to use online platforms without causing reputational harm to yourself and employer.

Masterclass: The making of the emoji

Masterclass: The making of the emoji

Mark Bramhill spoke with Azania Mosaka about how he created his own emojis.

Masterclass: Traditional Healing and dismantling the stereotypes

Masterclass: Traditional Healing and dismantling the stereotypes

Gogo Dineo Ndlanzi speaks to Azania Mosaka to dispel some of negative associations with the practice.

Popular articles
[LISTEN] Father shares how he shot the man who raped his daughter

[LISTEN] Father shares how he shot the man who raped his daughter

Johannesburg father, Chris says he had just come back from work when he walked in on an employee raping his 17 year old daughter.

Human trafficking: The life of drugs and prostitution - Grizelda Grootboom

Human trafficking: The life of drugs and prostitution - Grizelda Grootboom

The author of Exit, Grizelda Grootboom, explains how she was trafficked, drugged and sold for sex on the streets of Joburg.

Why the PAC wants South Africa renamed Azania

Why the PAC wants South Africa renamed Azania

Pan Africanist Congress's Narius Moloto explains why it supports the name Azania, a word which he says has Arabic origins.

Is the lovable Winnie The Pooh a boy or girl?

Is the lovable Winnie The Pooh a boy or girl?

A trending Twitter debate has left social media users arguing over whether Winnie the Pooh is a girl or boy.

UPDATE: Chilling WhatsApp from Marli van Breda's ex-boyfriend read out in court

UPDATE: Chilling WhatsApp from Marli van Breda's ex-boyfriend read out in court

Marli van Breda's ex took the stand in the trial of triple murder accused Henri van Breda.

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

WIN R2000! But only if you can prove you're a whiz of the MTN Biz Quiz by answering the following three questions...

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Is social trend Blesserfinder, where girls are allegedly matching up with rich 'benefactors' in exchange for sex, a real thing?