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THE SUCCESS CYCLE: The reason why All Things are Possible!

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When confronted with Adversity we must Adapt, and sometimes fail, to Achieve success - Jason Romero
The following is an excerpt from a Keynote Address that I recently gave to an organization.  After careful analyzation of my life, successes & failures, my blindness & my run across America, I have developed a theory of how we can succeed, in all things we set out to do.  This concept is incorporated into my talks, will be the subject of a chapter in a book I am authoring, and I believe is a universal truth.  Please share it freely, and I hope it can help you to succeed in life.  (click the image to view the video blog in YouTube).
ONWARD!

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Jason Romero is a highly sought after inspirational speaker and the 1st and only blind person to run across America.  Jason is a member of the US Paralympic Team, holds 11 world records in ultra-running, a former attorney and business executive, and a single father of 3 children.  More informati…

MENTAL TOUGHNESS: The Romero Way

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The mind will quit before the body will quit. - Arnold Schwarzenegger
I have read a lot on mental toughness.  I've heard of people who have studied it.  I've heard people talk about it.  Below is what I learned about mental toughness, during my run across America.

First, as with all things in life, we have been given "free will."  That means we have the ability to make choices.  When mental toughness is required or triggered, the environment has usually become extremely uncomfortable.  The "mental toughness" question them becomes simply stated as follows:

1. Continue on, and endure more suffering, discomfort and pain. OR 2. Quit, and have the suffering stop, and the discomfort and pain will recede and fade away.
We then interpret mental toughness to be measured by whether we choose "1" (mentally tough) or "2" (not mentally tough).

For 60 days non-stop during 2016 I was confronted with this choice of "1 or 2".  After having had time…