185 | Amy Morin | 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do

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How do you handle tough situations in life Building mental strength is a critical aspect of achieving success and living a fulfilling life It involves developing a mindset that allows you to overcome obstacles and setbacks and maintain a positive outlook even in the face of adversity It requires a strong sense of self-awareness which involves understanding your strengths and weaknesses and being willing to take risks and step outside of your comfort zone This can involve setting realistic goals practicing self-reflection and seeking feedback from others Amy Morin editor-in-chief of Verywell Mind the biggest mental health website in the world joins us on the Greatness Machine to talk about her new book 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don t Do In this episode Darius and Amy talk about the importance of building mental strength to help manage our thoughts and emotions Amy explains the difference between knowing and doing and why people often fear solitude and silence Topics include What changed Amy s mind about becoming a doctor What motivated Amy to learn about building mental strength and toughness The challenges of knowing versus doing The benefits of having a pros-and-cons list Amy recalls writing 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don t Do How to stop dwelling in the past and move on for good The three parts of mental strength Ways to stop expecting immediate results Why people fear the quiet and being alone Amy talks about The Verywell Mind Podcast And other topics Resources mentioned The War of Art by https stevenpressfield com books the-war-of-art Connect with Amy Website https amymorinlcsw com Website https www verywellmind com LinkedIn https www linkedin com in amymorinlcsw Book https www amazon com Things-Mentally-Strong-People-Workbook dp 0063252236 Podcast https www verywellmind com the-verywell-mind-podcast-5113058 Connect with Darius Website https therealdarius com Linkedin https www linkedin com in dariusmirshahzadeh Instagram https www instagram com whoompdarius YouTube https therealdarius com youtube Book The Core Value Equation https www amazon com Core-Value-Equation-Framework-Limitless dp 1544506708 Learn more about your ad choices Visit megaphone fm adchoices