I had the opportunity to speak with Mental Performance Coach and Speaker, Lauren Johnson. Lauren is the former Mental Conditioning Coordinator for the New York Yankees. She explained mental toughness as "showing up as the best version of yourself regardless of the situation."
That sounded great for a professional athlete, but I wanted to know how it applied to entrepreneurs or amateur athletes. What could we learn about mental toughness skills to improve our own performance?
Lauren offered a simple answer: "Let your struggles form your strengths." Then she offered these tips for improving our mental toughness: