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13 Things Mentally Strong People Avoid (Part 1)


How successful people have built ”mental toughness”


As a licensed clinical social worker, college psychology instructor, and psychotherapist, Amy Morin has seen countless people choose to succeed despite facing enormous challenges. 


A few years ago, that resilience inspired her to write a web post she titled 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do. That post instantly went viral, and was picked up by the Forbes website. Later, she expanded on her article and it became a bestselling book.


This week, we share with you 7 of these 13 things to avoid in part one of: 13 Things Mentally Strong People Avoid.


Are u ready? Let’s dig deeper!

In This Episode You Will:


~ Learn how to avoid giving energy to the wrong people


~ See the importance of getting over your need to please others


~ Understand why those who risk nothing become nothing


~ Learn why self-centered people have “I” problems


Memorable Quotes:


“Other people have no power over you, except the power you give them.”


“Where focus goes energy flows.”


“When you’re 20, you care what everyone thinks, when you’re 40 you stop caring what everyone thinks, when you’re 60, you realize no one was ever thinking about you in the first place.”


“One of the hardest things you’ll ever have to do in life is learn how to respect yourself.”


“All the great men and women in history were risk-takers. Taking risks is how you become great.”


“When you live in the past, there is constant re-vision, but there is no vision.”

Sebastien Richard


“We cannot change the past, but we can mold the future.”


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How Successful People Think: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life
By John C. Maxwell

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Boundaries-Dr.John Townsend

Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life
By Drs. Henry Cloud & John Townsend

Are you in control of your life? Often people focus so much on being loved that they forget their limits. In New York Times bestselling book, Boundaries, Drs. Cloud and Townsend unpack the ten laws of boundaries, showing you how to bring health and happiness into your relationships. This updated and expanded edition  offers a new chapter that specifically addresses boundaries in the digital age, online dating, single parenting, and the workplace.


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About the author, Sebastien

Sebastien Richard is a Christian speaker, author, blogger, copywriter, and leadership expert who resides in Prince Edward Island Canada with his wife (Elisabeth) and three children. When he's not busy reading, writing, or podcasting life-changing content, he enjoys all things comics, family time, and researching cryptozoology.

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