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Mental strength is the ability to control your mind instead of being controlled by it.

Becoming mentally strong doesn’t mean you are able to completely control everything that goes on in your head.

Mental strength means understanding which parts of your mind you can control and being able to do it well when it matters.

You may not be able to control whether a random worry pops into your mind. But you can control whether you keep worrying about it.

There are usually 3 factors that sabotage our emotional strenth:

1. Emotional dishonesty

2. Destructive mental time travel

3. Unhealthy impulses

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Jack of all people-related trades, master of none. Majored in Psychology, Customer Service Assoc for a few Years, HR Officer for 4, Manager and ESL Teacher for over 11 yrs now, an artist since birth.

Mental illness can creep up when you least expect it. It pays to be mentally strong & prepared at all times

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