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Putting a name to your feelings decreases their intensity. So whether you're feeling sad, anxious, angry, or scared, acknowledge it--at least to yourself.
Also, pay attention to the way those emotions can affect your choices. When you're feeling anxious you may be less inclined to take risk...
Naming your emotions is only part of the battle--you also need skills to regulate your emotions. Think about your current coping skills.
Do you eat when you're nervous? Do you drink to calm down? Do you vent to your friends when you're angry? Do you stay home when you're anxious? Those comm...
The way you think affects how you feel and how you behave. Thinking things like, "I can't stand this," or "I'm such an idiot," robs you of mental strength.
Respond to unproductive and irrational thoughts with something more helpful. So instead of saying, "I'm going to mess this up," remind ...
The best way to train your brain to think differently is by changing your behavior. Do hard things--and keep doing them even when you think you can't. You'll prove to yourself that you're stronger than you think.
Establish healthy daily habits as well. Practice gratitude, exercise, get plen...
Pay attention to your bad habits that rob you of mental strength (we all have them). Whether you feel sorry for yourself or you resent other people's success, it only takes one or two to keep you stuck in life.
Once you become aware of your bad habits, devote energy into replacing them with...
Just like it takes time and practice to become physically strong, building mental strength takes dedication as well. But building mental muscle is the key to feeling your best and reaching your greatest potential.
Commit to practicing mental strength exercises every day and make each year y...
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Mental illness can creep up when you least expect it. It pays to be mentally strong & prepared at all times
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