Entries by Rob Bell

When I Get Depressed

When I get DEPRESSED is NOT in this picture.  I’m probably more alive than any other time in life. This picture is just moments before diving in the Chesapeake Bay for the beginning of the Ironman. There is something special about the beginning of races and events that bring forth every emotion, almost simultaneously.  Excitement, self-assuredness, […]

How I Changed My Life From Being A Loser

How I Changed My Life From Being A Loser Now, I wasn’t always a loser. It was a slow fade across many years. My childhood was full of athletics, family, academics, friends, and more athletics. But along the way, something changed. Maybe it was pain from parents divorcing and my family splitting up, or anger […]

Top 12 Mental Toughness Quotes For Your Mental Health

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If you’ve followed my writings or me for any amount of time, you’ll know I’m a quotes honk.

My belief is that motivation is like brushing our teeth. We need to do it every day! We need to marinate our mind with positivity, truth, and the purpose of focusing on others! 

I put together a post of the best visual quotes that you can share. I elaborated a bit on why I chose these 12 mental toughness quotes as well. Feel free to post any of the images as well. 

Top 12 (Visual) Mental Toughness Quotes For Success


mental toughness quotes
If winning was easy, everybody would do it. The best golfer in the world shares how hard it really is to win at any level of competition. 

People don't realize how often you have to come in second in order to finish first. 



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When you win or have success, your phone blows up. But, When you fail or are fired, only then do you realize who truly cares about you. 

Success has a thousand fathers. Failure is an orphan. 



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Self-explanatory... It's the will to do the small details...

The will to prepare has to be greater than the will to win. 



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We have NO idea the impact of our actions or how we make a difference in others lives. That's the importance of NO ONE gets There ALONE.

We can count the number of seeds in an apple, but we can't count the number of apples in one seed. 



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mental toughness quotes for athletes
Mental Toughness quote from the most impactful athlete ever...

The goal is to be physically loose and mentally tight



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Frankly, This is how good you have to become to reach greatness. How are you on your worst day? 

On your worst day, you need to beat people at their best. 



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quotes on mental toughness
Every person or team has their own errors that they have to eliminate. Because more games are lost than they are actually won. 

If you want to understand what wins, you HAVE to understand what loses. 



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quote on success
After you have success, remember, you had it inside all along! Winning does not make you, the process does...

Oz never did give nothing to the tin man that he didn't already have. 



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mental toughness quotes for athletes
Bad things will happen, it's ALL about how we overcome it. 

It's not about the setback, it's about the comeback. 



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the hinge quotes
Be prepared for your Hinge moment.

When our moment hits, it's too late to prepare. 



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Our actions DO make a difference, we just can't know the impact! Life is about creating a better US. 

Plant trees that you'll never see. 



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If others are talking about you, it means you're doing something great! Not everyone will be a fan though, in fact, most won't. Keep at it and don't worry about "them." 

They don't boo nobodies. 



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Dr. Rob Bell is a Sport Psychology Coach. His company DRB & Associates is based in Indianapolis.  Some clients have included: Indy Eleven, University of Notre Dame, Marriott, and Walgreens. Check out all the books.   
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Most Sport Parents Make This Dangerous Mistake

 Sport Parents Make This Mistake And It’s Dangerous.  This is not a click-bait title, this post is about stopping this mistake that can literally save your young athlete! But, parents make this mistake all of the time.  Albert Jennings was one of the top youth golfers in the entire nation before his 15th birthday. He won 90% of […]

5 Ways to “Shut-Off” Your Mind Before Bedtime

 5 Ways to “Shut-Off” Your Mind Before Bedtime Multiple techniques have been introduced already for a person to sleep faster. Among these options, shutting off the brain is deemed to be the most effective. Once your mind is relaxed, have a sound evening rest would be a lot easier. However, here’s the catch: trying to […]

How to Win When Life is Unfair

How to Win When Life is Unfair Meldrick Taylor won the Gold Medal in boxing at the 1984 Olympics. Soon after, he took his 99-4 amateur record, turned professional, won the light welterweight title, and took his undefeated record into another title fight. It became the fight of the decade!  In 1990, the welterweight title […]

5 Epic Mental Toughness Lessons From My Ironman

  I recently spoke to James Lawrence, The Iron Cowboy on my podcast. He completed 50 Ironmans, in 50 days, in 50 states. I did one.  .0007% of the world’s population complete an ironman every year. Walking down the street in the United States and you’ll meet 1 Ironman in every 1000 people. Guess it depends […]

Avoid This Costly Mistake That Every Sport Parent Makes

Avoid This Costly Mistake That Every Sport Parent Makes No matter the sport, navigating the jungle of youth sports is hard.  The questions are similar for everyone: What type of coaching? Kind of league? Travel or no travel? How many tournaments or showcases? Is it wise to specialize? Level of overall commitment? Are we doing […]