How To Make Feedback Work For You

How To Make Feedback Work For You

I find receiving and using constructive feedback much easier now than I used to, due to being more open to its benefits and also better managing unexpected negative feedback. Receiving and using feedback helps develop mental toughness especially in the 4Cs of Control...
How You Can Feel More Positive Today

How You Can Feel More Positive Today

I was reminiscing with an old friend last night about the 1980’s band ‘Happy Mondays’, who were from my hometown of Manchester and influenced the likes of Oasis and Stone Roses. This strangely perhaps led me to think how you can feel more positive today and why is...
Building a Strong Mind in Children

Building a Strong Mind in Children

Melbourne based Mental Toughness Coach, Niels van Hove, has written a tremendous children’s book ‘My Strong Mind’. Using the 4C’s framework of mental toughness, “My Strong Mind’ is all about building a strong mind in children by helping them meet the challenges and...
How To Stop Worrying

How To Stop Worrying

This tip is in the “it works for me” category. A yellow spiral notebook is my constant companion and each day it contains my ‘to do’ list as well as meeting notes and pages of thoughts complete with diagrams and models. It is therapeutic for me because it means I...
10 Ways To Build Resilience

10 Ways To Build Resilience

I subscribe to the Mental Toughness model created and developed by the rock stars of mental toughness, Peter Clough and Doug Strycharczyk. They define mental toughness as comprising: Resilience – the ability to bounce back from setbacks and failures;  and Confidence –...

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