It is no secret that our society loves highly conscientious people, and why wouldn’t it? The characteristics of a highly conscientious person essentially describes the ideal employee, someone who has a strong work ethic, takes pride in their work, and plans ahead.
Not only can mental toughness provide an effective way to deal with stressors, it can also help individuals seek out opportunities for personal growth due to having a higher level of confidence in their own abilities.
Especially for athletes, August’s first few weeks loom ominously as youth competitors, high schoolers, and those at the collegiate level anticipate try-outs, new work-out regimens, different coaches, altered team dynamics, and a meticulously scripted season training pr...
Exercise checks our metabolism, keeps joint and ligament attachments supple, builds strong muscles, and generally aids body maintenance. However, it also plays a central role in helping develop our main powerhouse; the brain.
Though we cannot control others nor wholly understand 'why people do the things they do,' Fritz Heider, author of The Psychology of Interpersonal Relations, maintains that people subconsciously behave as amateur psychologists.
We are inundated with ads, images, and conversation surrounding ‘beach bodies,’ ‘bikini readiness,’ and ‘form fitness.’ For those already battling low self-esteem, mental health dips, and personal difficulty, this chatter sometimes climbs louder and louder. More and...
"...self-love’s ability to ward off chronic stress is worthy of examination. Without a secure sense of self and self-worth, obstacles and ordinary daily occurrences alike might trigger paralyzing anxiety."