What is Mental Toughness? - with Anthony Di Paolo

Episode 43
1h 7m | May 29, 2022

This week I open the episode with about 300 different tangents then I go on to talk about the topic of ‘Mental Toughness’ and what I think it means to be ‘Mentally Tough’. I also give my theories on if and how we can teach people to be Mentally Tough in their own lives. 

The episode plays out a little like this:

  • 15mins of just lying still (1:30)
  • Caitlin made Vegan Cinnamon Scrolls (6:00)
  • I rarely do things on an impulse (7:06)
  • Investing in products you use regularly its worth it (8:30)
  • I have been drinking Monster Ultra lately (10:34)
  • I was talking mad shit while waiting to vote (12:30)
  • I was frozen to the bone! (15:00)
  • A few days off worked wonders for me (22:30)
  • I am critiquing everyones lifts now (25:00)
  • Kid got his car wedged like Austin Powers (31:48)
  • What is Mental Toughness? (35:00)
  • What do I think Mental Toughness is? (35:30)
  • You need to understand yourself (38:19)
  • What does it mean to be Hard Headed? (39:15
  • Feeling Mentally low isn’t something you can just fight (40:50)
  • Can Mental Toughness be taught? (44:28)
  • It is ok not to feel 100% mentally (44:55)
  • The Long Term attitude is Key (48:58)
  • Consistent Small changes over a long period is far more sustainable than making them all at once (53:53)
  • Being mentally tough is… (55:48)
  • Understanding you can do more than you believe you can (56:27)
  • The keys to teaching Mental Toughness (1:02:26)
  • The more new skills you pick up, the better you get at it (1:04:23)
  • Anyone else pointlessly fill their backpack? (1:05:53)

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