Everyone has the ability to build mental strength, but most people don’t know how.
We spend a lot of time talking about physical strength and physical health, but much less time on mental strength and mental health. We can choose to perform exercises that will help us learn to regulate our thoughts, manage our emotions, and behave productively despite our circumstances – the three basic factors of mental strength. No matter what your goals are, building mental strength is the key to reaching your greatest potential.
Amy Morin, author of bestseller 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, is a licensed clinical social worker and psychotherapist who counsels children, teens, and adults. Her expertise in mental strength has attracted international attention.
In this Ted talk, she shares the latest research on resilience and the best strategies for overcoming adversity and building mental muscle.