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What 3 techniques does the Army use to instill mental toughness?


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Surprisingly un-macho: optimism, gratitude...

Optimism and gratitude can be very macho.

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The drill sergeants in Seligman’s program are taught two capacities that might seem at odds with mental toughness: gratitude and generosity. Participants learn how to “hunt for the good stuff” — to look for and appreciate the ways in which they are fortunate. And they learn not to judge too hastily subordinates who themselves seem to lack grit.

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