Publisher:New York :William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers,
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Introduction -- What is mental strength? -- Chapter 1 They don't waste time feeling sorry for themselves -- Chapter 2 They don't give away their power -- Chapter 3 They don't shy away form change -- Chapter 4 They don't focus on things they can't control -- Chapter 5 They don't worry about pleasing everyone -- Chapter 6 They don't fear taking calculated risks -- Chapter 7 They don't dwell on the past -- Chapter 8 They don't make the same mistakes over and over -- Chapter 9 They don't resent other people's success -- Chapter 10 They don't give up after the first failure -- Chapter 11 They don't fear alone time -- Chapter 12 They don't feel the world owes them anything -- Chapter 13 They don't expect immediate results -- Conclussion Maintaining mental strength -- References -- Acknowledgments.
The Ultimate Guide to Mastering Your Mental StrengthEveryone knows that regular exercise and weight training lead to physical strength. But how do we strengthen ourselves mentally for the truly tough times? And what should we do when we face these challenges? Or as psychotherapist Amy Morin asks, what should we avoid when we encounter adversity? Through her years counseling others and her own experiences navigating personal loss, Morin realized it is often the habits we cannot break that are holding us back from true success and happiness. Indulging in self-pity, agonizing over things beyond our control, obsessing over past events, resenting the achievements of others, or expecting immediate positive results holds us back. This list of things mentally strong people don't do resonated so much with readers that when it was picked up by Forbes.com it received ten million views.Now, for the first time, Morin expands upon the thirteen things from her viral post and shares her tried-and-true practices for increasing mental strength. Morin writes with searing honesty, incorporating anecdotes from her work as a college psychology instructor and psychotherapist as well as personal stories about how she bolstered her own mental strength when tragedy threatened to consume her.Increasing your mental strength can change your entire attitude. It takes practice and hard work, but with Morin's specific tips, exercises, and troubleshooting advice, it is possible to not only fortify your mental muscle but also drastically improve the quality of your life.