Mental toughness is essential to overcome obstacles in life. Without it, you’ll be defeated by your problems, instead of overcoming them and becoming stronger.
The contrast principle.
If one hour of exercise is tough, start with 20 minutes of exercise every day. This is the contrast principle. Once you accomplish the smaller goal, the original goal becomes easier.
Mental strength is a muscle.
Your mental strength works like a muscle. The more you work on it, the stronger it becomes.
Set small goals.
To become mentally tough, set small goals so that the big ones look easier to achieve. Once you achieve the small goal, increase the size of the goal gradually.