cognitions Archives – Self Determined Life

Entrepreneurs: Develop these two critical capabilities to build mental toughness

mindfulness mental toughness

In previous posts I have looked at what mental toughness is, how it relates to stress, and the potential downsides when mental toughness is overdone. With this background material in place, I can now start to introduce some ideas about how you can increase your levels of mental toughness. The formulation of mental toughness as … Read more

Pay attention: this may be the biggest lesson I have ever learned


Yesterday I formally graduated from Sydney University with an M.Sc. in coaching psychology. I have to thank my wife Laura and my children, Amelia and Luisa for allowing me the time to study and helping me to get through the course. Their sacrifice was huge. I’ve also been reflecting on what I’ve learned and trying … Read more