It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is.
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Even a slight decline in mental health can affect your financial situation.
Everyone has the ability to build more mental muscle. It's all about the choices you make every day.
"Someday" doesn't appear on the calendar. If you want to reach your goals, you have to get intentional about the action you're going to take today.
Whether you're facing a medical emergency or a financial crisis, these strategies will help you stay strong when your world is falling apart.
There's a lot of pressure on women to engage in unhealthy habits that rob them of mental strength.
Don't let your self-doubt drain you of the mental strength you need to succeed.
Managing your emotions isn't the same as suppressing or ignoring them. Here's how to manage your feelings in a healthy way.
New research reveals how people with low self-esteem may unintentionally encourage people to treat them poorly. Understanding this negative cycle can be the key to breaking free.
Everyone is vulnerable to mental health problems, which means everyone should be having a conversation about mental health maintenance.
It's the quality of your connections that matters, not the quantity.
Anyone can develop a mental illness. But these strategies can reduce the risk of mental health issues.
The most sophisticated bullies know how to use tactics that will go undetected by leadership.
Toxic people can drain your mental strength. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to limit their influence.
Whether you're ending a relationship or telling someone they're fired, delivering bad news is tough. Avoid these mistakes that are likely to make things worse.
Scheduling time to worry sounds counterintuitive. But studies show it really works.
Letting go of certain things can open the door to true contentment in life.
You can do anything for 30 days. And you just might find that one month is enough to inspire you to change your life permanently.
Although the internet offers more opportunities to connect with others, we're feeling more isolated than ever before.
Survey shows that the belief that people with mental illness are dangerous has grown over the years.
These beliefs make it impossible to be happy even when good things happen.
Whether you call yourself names or doubt your ability to succeed, negative self-talk can hold you back. Here's how to respond to negative self-talk in a healthy way.
Psychologists estimate 3 percent of business leaders are psychopaths. Here's how to stay mentally strong when you're dealing with a psychopath in the workplace.
Are your kids gaining the skills they need to handle the real world? Here's how to give them the mental strength to help them reach their potential.
Sometimes, it's easy to give people power over your life without even realizing that you're doing it.
Get rid of some clutter, clear some mental space, carve an hour into your calendar — make some room somewhere so you can feel lighter and freer.
Negative self-talk will prevent you from having a positive life. These strategies will help you develop a healthier inner monologue.
There are a lot of misconceptions about happiness and how to deal with emotions. Unfortunately, making these mistakes could cause your happiness to plummet.
You have 60,000 thoughts a day, and many of them are repetitive and unhelpful. Here's how to declutter your mind so you can focus on things that really matter to you.
This simple but effective exercise can help you train your brain to think differently.
Valedictorians aren't likely to become millionaires; it's the kids who break the rules who are most likely to become wealthy.
Amy Morin, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist, and the author of 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do.