Have you ever sat down to play poker and, though you’re doing your best to play a tighter range, you just can’t seem to ever get dealt a hand worth playing? So, you sit there, folding and folding, watching other people play the game.
As with most things in life, the way that we deal with failures ultimately determines our overall success. Mental game applies to much more than just your mind state during play. It’s about your overall attitude and macroscopic viewpoint on the game.