Mental Toughness and Compartmentalization

Emotional compartmentalization is one of the most important psychological coping skills you can possess. Compartmentalization is the ability to segment your thoughts and emotions into air tight psychological boxes for the purpose of being able to direct your mental energy towards the task at hand, without interference. This is not something with which you are born; it’s something you learn. It’s a skill that requires practice and discipline, but once built, will serve you your entire life, both personally and professionally. Compartmentalization is a major component of mental toughness training that’s rarely discussed outside of professional sports. In this episode of