Get tough; get happy!

Get tough; get happy!

Life's not always easy. 

And sometimes (not always, but sometimes) that's what makes it interesting and fun. 

But in reality, life can be tough sometimes and so it's those who're tougher who get through better…and who enjoy more happiness and success!

Real happiness isn't just about enjoying the good times; it is. But it's also about getting through the difficult times and this great article from MindBodyGreen outlines 4 powerful tips from someone who knows that will help in all aspects of your life…

by Mark Devine

I've had a 20-year career as a Navy SEAL, 30 years of martial arts training and more than 15 years of yoga practice and teaching to warriors. If there is anything I can teach you, it’s how important your mental strength is, over any physical ability you may possess. The mantra of mind over body is true — you can do anything if you set your mind to it. Here are a few tips to help you build mental toughness, the body strength comes later:

1. Focus on yourself first.

Self-awareness is a place to start building what I call your “unbeatable mind.” Greater self-awareness will help us avoid making the same mistakes over and over, and allow us to get aligned for serious forward momentum.

When I was younger, I was a daydreamer. If you asked me to describe what my future looked like, I would have given you a blank stare. This is not uncommon.

A journal is a good place to establish self-awareness. Even if it’s just 10 minutes a day, find a quiet place where you can avoid disruptions. Do some deep breathing to center yourself and then spend some time candidly reflecting on who you are and where you are in your life. Do this every day and build it into a reliable habit, like brushing your teeth…

…want to learn more about how to get tougher and not just get through life by enjoy more happiness in life? Then keep on reading HERE