"A Navy SEAL Explains 8 Secrets To Grit And Resilience"
This article is SO quotable!
Had to share for some inspiration.
Posting bits here, but I recommend reading the article in full! It combines research and thoughts on the topic of RESILIENCE.
In summary, the article covers: "So what can the SEALs and research teach you about getting through life’s tough times? Here we go."
" Grit often comes from a place of deep purpose and personal meaning." Tasks need to have purpose, as they note: "our brains always give in long before our body does."
Intrinsic goals outperform External goals
Something that helps to keep one going ''in the moment''? Making it a game!
"Research has shown that hope and despair can be self-fulfilling prophecies.
(For the three things you can learn about fearlessness from Special Ops and Navy SEALs, click here.)"
"Marathons aren’t as hard after a few months of training. But if I said you had to run one tomorrow you’d probably cry."
"When you frame things as a win/lose scenario and they don’t go well, you’re a loser. And so you quit.When you take the perspective that everything is a learning experience, there are no winners or losers. And you just keep getting better."
"Gritty people often start out less talented. But by hard work they end up better than the naturally gifted:"
"As The Power of Habit author Charles Duhigg explained, having a support network is vital to improvement. Seeing others achieve goals makes us believe we can."
"Lots of little good things beat infrequent great things when it comes to how good we feel."
"There’s something about when you’re facing a really crummy situation, to look over at your friend and see him smile. It tells you, “Alright, I’m going to be fine. We’re going to be fine and it’s all going to work out.”"
Read the full article here: https://www.bakadesuyo.com/2015/01/grit/
What parts of this stand out most to you? Let me know in the comments!