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Mental Strength

All storms pass with time

Mitch Rosenzweig | Posted 12.21.2015 | Divorce
Mitch Rosenzweig

It couldn't make up its mind, although I am not sure it really had one. It would vary from a light lazy summer hinting breeze to a bone-chilling gust....

9 Mantras That Will Keep You Mentally Strong During Tough Times

Amy Morin | Posted 11.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Here are nine things to remember when you're going through tough times.

5 Lies Ruining Your Mental Health

Amy Morin | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Despite ongoing efforts to educate the public about mental health, many misconceptions remain. Before the stigma can be stopped, these five mental health myths need to be debunked:

5 Ways Mentally Strong People Conquer Self-Doubt

Amy Morin | Posted 10.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

All of us experience self-doubt sometimes, no matter how confident we are. But mentally strong people don't let self-doubt prevent them from reaching their goals. Here's how to keep self-doubt from holding you back.

The 7 Biggest Myths About Mentally Strong People

Amy Morin | Posted 10.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Although we spend a lot of time talking about physical strength, we devote a lot less attention to mental strength. As a result, there are a lot of misconceptions about what it means to be mentally strong. Here are the seven biggest myths about mentally strong people.

3 Secrets To Building Your Mental Strength

Amy Morin | Posted 09.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Most people know how to build physical strength, but there's a lot more confusion over the steps you can take to develop mental strength. While there are lots of exercises that can help you become mentally strong, here are three secrets to building mental muscle:

THE FIGHT: Stigma vs. Shame

M/R Johnson | Posted 08.18.2015 | Healthy Living
M/R Johnson

WELCOME TO THE BOXING MATCH OF Behavioral Health Disorders Introduction of Opponents: In the right corner we have the opponent Stigma weighing...

8 Things Mentally Strong People Do Every Single Day

Amy Morin | Posted 08.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

In addition to avoiding the things that could hold them back, mentally strong people create healthy habits that assist them in growing stronger. Here are eight things mentally strong people do every day to strengthen their mental muscles:

7 Ways People With Phenomenal Mental Toughness Combat Stress

Amy Morin | Posted 08.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

While stress causes some people to crumble, mentally strong people continue to thrive in the midst of added tension.

4 Key Principles To Become A Mental "Warrior" Of Life And Business With Mark Divine

Jairek Robbins | Posted 06.18.2015 | Business
Jairek Robbins

Mark Divine epitomizes what human beings are capable of if we can just harness the amazing power of our minds. This "Unbeatable Mind," as he calls it, is the key to mastery in life and business, and ultimately the key to long-term success.

9 Ways Mentally Strong People Stay Resilient

Amy Morin | Posted 05.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Mentally-strong people refuse to allow self-pity to sabotage their success. Instead, they use life's inevitable hardships as a way to grow stronger and become better. Here's how mentally-strong people avoid the self-pity trap.

3 Reasons You Need Mental Strength To Succeed

Amy Morin | Posted 05.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Building mental strength is about learning to regulate your thoughts, manage your emotions, and behave productively despite whatever circumstances you find yourself in. Here's why you need all three of those components for success.

Mental Strength

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 06.22.2015 | Business
Nate Holzapfel

Our brains are the most powerful parts of our bodies. They define whether or not we succeed or fail. Physical strength is easily understood by all. The larger the muscle, the more tone, the better it works but with mental strength we're not able to be seen as it has no physical manifestations.

3 Reasons Doubting Your Mental Strength Is a Bad Idea

Amy Morin | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Just because you feel uncomfortable, doesn't mean you need to give up right away. Here are the reasons why you should prove to yourself that you're strong enough to tolerate more than you think:

Are You Doing Enough to Prevent Stress From Taking a Toll on Your Health?

Amy Morin | Posted 05.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Everyone has the ability to increase resilience to stress. It requires hard work and dedication, but over time, you can equip yourself to handle whatever life throws your way without adverse effects to your health.

The Difference Between Being Mentally Strong And Just Acting Tough

Amy Morin | Posted 05.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

The good news is, anyone has the ability to turn a tough exterior into a strong mindset. Just like physical strength requires ongoing training, mental strength requires regular exercise that will help you improve and grow stronger.

5 Ways To Increase Your Mental Strength

Amy Morin | Posted 04.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Save your mental energy for productive tasks, such as solving problems and setting goals. When your thoughts aren't productive, make a conscious effort to shift your mental energy to more helpful topics. The more you practice expending your mental energy wisely, the more it will become a habit.

Positive Thinking Isn't a Substitute for Positive Action

Amy Morin | Posted 04.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Hopefully, positive thinking is just one of many tools you possess to help you reach your goals. But if your entire plan for the future rests solely on imagining an optimal outcome, you may be disappointed. Combine positive thinking with positive action and you'll be more likely to get positive results.

10 Thoughts Mentally Strong People Avoid

Amy Morin | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Changing the way you think takes a lot of effort initially, but with practice, you'll notice big changes -- not just in the way you think, but also in the way you feel and behave. You can make peace with the past, look at the present differently, and think about the future in a way that will support your chances of reaching your goals.

The 5 Biggest Myths About Mental Strength

Amy Morin | Posted 03.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Despite the significance of mental strength, many people aren't familiar with the concept. There are a lot of misconceptions about what mental strength really is and why it's important. Here are the five biggest myths about mental strength.

Want To Build Strength? Try Imaginary Exercises

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.09.2015 | Science

If you're looking to boost your strength, try flexing some mental muscles. According to a new study from the Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological...

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

Amy Morin | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Although we feel safest when we stay within our comfort zones, avoiding new challenges serves as the biggest obstacle to living a full and rich life. Learning to recognize when you avoid change because of the discomfort involved in doing something new could be the first step in a long journey toward improving your life.

4 Powerful Mindset Shifts to Start Using Today

Elyse Santilli | Posted 02.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

If you're always focused on problems, fears and all the things that could go wrong, problems and misfortunes are exactly what you'll find. If you're predominantly focused on simply joys, love, kindness and beauty in the world, blessings and goodness are exactly what you'll find.

7 Habits Of People With Remarkable Mental Toughness

| Jeff Haden | Posted 08.04.2014 | Small Business

First, the definition: "The ability to work hard and respond resiliently to failure and adversity; the inner quality that enables individuals to wo...

Tidy the Desktop in Your Mind

Jeremyville | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living

f we file away or simply even trash our non-essential thoughts, worries or things we have no control over, then our truly important goals are clearer to see and easier to follow. This decluttering of our mental desktop helps to makes our day lighter and much more focussed.