Mental Toughness and Resilience

Mental toughness and resilience are two qualities that are often on my mind when I think of the kind of attributes I would like my children to develop. So when personal life coach, Clive Leach, came to GIS to talk about Mental Toughness, I knew I couldn’t miss this one… Mental Toughness – What is it? DoContinue reading “Mental Toughness and Resilience”

Grit, Mental Toughness, and Sisu – the Qualities that Separate Excellence from Mediocrity

If you want your children to be successful in life, you need to help them develop grit. In an earlier post on this subject, we touched on some of the ways children can learn to be “gritty”: teaching them about the “growth mindset” giving them opportunities to face adversity But surely there’s got to beContinue reading “Grit, Mental Toughness, and Sisu – the Qualities that Separate Excellence from Mediocrity”