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13 Things Mentally Strong People Avoid (Part 2)


Strengthening your mind over matters

In this episode, we continue sharing with you the last 6 of the 13 things to avoid in part two of: 13 Things Mentally Strong People Avoid.


A few years ago, Amy Morin, a clinical psychologist and social worker, was inspired by people who showed incredible resilience in front of seemingly insurmountable odds. This is what inspired her to write 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, a web post that instantly went viral, and was picked up by the Forbes website. Later, she expanded on her article which became a bestselling book: 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do


In this episode you will:


Learn what insane people do and think


Understand how to rejoice with those who rejoice


Appreciate the value of your time alone


Stop thinking the world owes you and understand why you owe the world


Memorable Quotes:


“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.” – Albert Einstein



“For things to change, you’ve got to change. For things to get better, you’ve got to get better.” – Jim Rohn




“The Bible calls the devil ‘the accuser of the brethren’. So, when we accuse our brethren, especially publicly, who are we most like… Jesus, or the devil?”

– Sebastien Richard



“People won’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.”




“Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn. So, when others around you win, what can you learn from their victories? It’s time to take notes… What did they do that I’m not doing? What did they try that I haven’t tried?”




“85-90% of people give up after failure.”



Jesus is the originator of ‘Miracle Mornings’. In Mark [1:35] we read: “In the early morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house, and went away to a secluded place, and was praying there.”



“Leadership begins with leading yourself, and that implies a lot of alone time.”

-Sebastien Richard

Let us know which area you want to improve on in the following months, we’d love to know!

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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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