938: Mental Strength and You
Amy Morin, author of 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do
Today’s guest began her career as a psychotherapist with the goal of helping people become mentally strong. After experiencing some serious hardship herself, her goal became a passion. Through dealing with her struggles, she came to realize that mental strength had a lot to do with the habits and actions that people avoid. So, she wrote down a list of things she found to be robbing her of her mental strength. Fast forward a few months and 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do was on the best seller lists.
During the interview, we cover:
- Why mental health doesn’t mean mental strength
- Mood boosters for controlling your emotions
- The power of labeling your feelings
- Scheduling time to worry