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.
The one thing we can all say we wish we had more of on a daily basis is most likely sleep. Whether young or old, sleep deprivation can cause negative attitudes, poor brain functioning, memory difficulties, and even delusions.
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...
As July closes, another school year’s promise looms ever nearer and, with that promise arrives an equally exciting and nerve-wracking period for many high school juniors and seniors: the college application process.
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.