Posts Tagged ‘Mental Focus’

Besides having the proper gear to get you through any type of survival crisis, the following mental skills are critically important to also have.

  • Situational Awareness since you must be aware of what is going on around you at all times to increase your survival chances.
  • Reasoning since you will need to analyze and reason through different courses of proposed actions.
  • Adaptability since no plan is foolproof and you need to be able to adapt and change as different situations arise.
  • Confidence since you must believe in yourself and your abilities in order to make effective and correct decisions.
  • Positive Thinking since you must believe that the outcome of your endeavor will be successful in order to make it so.
  • Peace of Mind since worry, fear and anxiety are the enemies of survival.
  • Perseverance as you may have to endure and overcome some hardships along the way.

If you have these mental skills then fantastic.  If you don’t then work on obtaining them.  Like any skill you can change your mental focus and outlook through practice and having the desire to want to change. Remember you are what you think you are.