204: Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, with Amy Morin
Published August 10, 2015
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    Amy Morin
    Author, 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do*


    Amy is a licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist, and the author of the book, 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do.*

    She dealt with a lot of personal tragedy in her life in a short period of time, and realized that having good habits wasn’t enough. She also had to get rid of bad habits.

    In 2013, she wrote the list, 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do. It went viral and was read and shared by millions of people in a matter of days.

    They Don’t Give Away Their Power

    “While other people can influence you, they can’t make you feel anything.” -Amy Morin

    They Don’t Resent Other People’s Success

    “When you want to change how you feel, the two things you need to change are how you think and how you behave.” -Amy Morin

    They Don’t Give Up After the First Failure

    They don’t view failure as a reason to give up. Instead, they use failure as an opportunity to grow and improve. They are willing to keep trying until they get it right.

    “The fear of failure keeps us from trying our best.” -Amy Morin

    They Don’t Feel the World Owes Them Anything
    They Don’t Expect Immediate Results

    “A lot of us give up when we don’t see huge, drastic results really fast.” -Amy Morin
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