A component of mental toughness is self-efficacy. Self Efficacy is the belief that an individual can undertake an endeavor and see to its success.
- What is self efficacy and strategies to improve: http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/affective/efficacy.html
- Encyclopedia article on self-efficacy: http://www.uky.edu/~eushe2/Bandura/BanEncy.html
- Strategies and techniques to improve self-efficacy in gifted students - http://www.gifted.uconn.edu/siegle/selfefficacy/section0.html