6 Ways To Face Your Fears

6 Ways To Face Your Fears

The FBI Academy taught me how to face my fears. By the time I graduated, this was my thinking: Drop me into the middle of any squad or any situation, anywhere, anytime.  Heck, throw me into the middle of a swimming pool with a gun (one of our physical fitness tests!)...
How Meditation Creates A Strong Mind

How Meditation Creates A Strong Mind

My firearms instructor at the FBI Academy told me that the best shooters develop a strong mind by not allowing themselves to be distracted by other thoughts. All I needed to do was relax, breathe, and focus. He was right. Ironically, shooting at a target can be a Zen...
6 Ways To Stay Mentally Strong In Tough Times

6 Ways To Stay Mentally Strong In Tough Times

As the spokesperson for the FBI in Northern California, I experienced some tough times while dealing with curious radio, television, and newspaper reporters. If I inadvertently revealed information that was sealed by the U.S. Attorney’s office, I could have been fired...

Are YOU Mentally Tough?

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Mental toughness is believing you will prevail in your circumstances rather than believing your circumstances will change. Find your Mental Toughness score - see where you excel and what areas need attention.