Mentally Strong People Do These 13 Things

As a trained therapist, Amy Morin’s focus has always been on helping others become mentally strong people, but when she was hit with one devastating tragedy after another she learned about mental strength first hand. With the sudden deaths of her mother and husband, Morin became acutely aware of how she needed to practice what she taught. She knew she …

Simple Ways to Practice Gratitude More Effectively

Whether you believe gratitude to be a feeling, emotion, mood or some type of personality trait, there is no doubt gratitude elicits greater satisfaction and overall happiness. Science is even proving gratitude to be a great tool in overcoming depression and anxiety. The act of practicing gratitude regularly may mean a little more mental work, but the dividends far outweigh …

Understanding Shame and 3 Ways to Let it Go

Shame is about secrecy. It’s a painful emotion with the primary purpose of hiding who you really are because it doesn’t measure up with you you think you are supposed to be. You relate to it as feeling like you’re not good enough, it could manifest itself as a worry something is wrong with you. Or it may be associated …

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