13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do - by Amy Morin

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Dimensions (Overall): 10.4 Inches (H) x 5.1 Inches (W) x 1.1 Inches (D)
Weight: .9 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 260
Format: Hardcover
Genre: Self Improvement, Business + Money Management
Sub-Genre: Motivational, Personal Growth / Happiness
Publisher: William Morrow & Co
Author: Amy Morin
Language: English
Street Date: December 23, 2014
TCIN: 16682060
UPC: 9780062358295
Item Number (DPCI): 059-01-2388
Origin: Made in the USA

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About the Book



Expanding on her viral post that has become an international phenomenon, a psychotherapist offers simple yet effective solutions for increasing mental strength and finding happiness and success in life.

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

Morin s post focused on the concept of mental strength, how mentally strong people avoid negative behaviors feeling sorry for themselves, resenting other people s success, and dwelling on the past. Instead, they focus on the positive to help them overcome challenges and become their best.

In this inspirational, affirmative book, Morin expands upon her original message, providing practical strategies to help readers avoid the thirteen common habits that can hold them back from success. Combining compelling anecdotal stories with the latest psychological research, she offers strategies for avoiding destructive thoughts, emotions, and behaviors common to everyone.

Like physical strength, mental strength requires healthy habits, exercise, and hard work. Morin teaches you how to embrace a happier outlook and arms you to emotionally deal with life s inevitable hardships, setbacks, and heartbreaks sharing for the first time her own poignant story of tragedy, and how she summoned the mental strength to move on. As she makes clear, mental strength isn t about acting tough; it s about feeling empowered to overcome life's challenges."



Book Synopsis



Expanding on her viral post that has become an international phenomenon, a psychotherapist offers simple yet effective solutions for increasing mental strength and finding happiness and success in life.

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

Morin's post focused on the concept of mental strength, how mentally strong people avoid negative behaviors--feeling sorry for themselves, resenting other people's success, and dwelling on the past. Instead, they focus on the positive to help them overcome challenges and become their best.

In this inspirational, affirmative book, Morin expands upon her original message, providing practical strategies to help readers avoid the thirteen common habits that can hold them back from success. Combining compelling anecdotal stories with the latest psychological research, she offers strategies for avoiding destructive thoughts, emotions, and behaviors common to everyone.

Like physical strength, mental strength requires healthy habits, exercise, and hard work. Morin teaches you how to embrace a happier outlook and arms you to emotionally deal with life's inevitable hardships, setbacks, and heartbreaks--sharing for the first time her own poignant story of tragedy, and how she summoned the mental strength to move on. As she makes clear, mental strength isn't about acting tough; it's about feeling empowered to overcome life's challenges.



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The Ultimate Guide to Mastering Your Mental Strength

Everyone knows that regular exercise and weight training lead to physical strength. But how do we strengthen ourselves mentally for the truly tough times? And what should we do when we face these challenges? Or as psychotherapist Amy Morin asks, what should we avoid when we encounter adversity? Through her years counseling others and her own experiences navigating personal loss, Morin realized it is often the habits we cannot break that are holding us back from true success and happiness. Indulging in self-pity, agonizing over things beyond our control, obsessing over past events, resenting the achievements of others, or expecting immediate positive results holds us back. This list of things mentally strong people don't do resonated so much with readers that when it was picked up by Forbes.com it received ten million views.

Now, for the first time, Morin expands upon the thirteen things from her viral post and shares her tried-and-true practices for increasing mental strength. Morin writes with searing honesty, incorporating anecdotes from her work as a college psychology instructor and psychotherapist as well as personal stories about how she bolstered her own mental strength when tragedy threatened to consume her.

Increasing your mental strength can change your entire attitude. It takes practice and hard work, but with Morin's specific tips, exercises, and troubleshooting advice, it is possible to not only fortify your mental muscle but also drastically improve the quality of your life.

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3.7 out of 5 stars with 3 reviews
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Delivery sucks

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Disgruntled - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
I had to order this twice online from Target and both times the spine was messed up or pages were bent. Not brand new quality . I couldn’t order a third time since the 2nd time was a replacement. Better luck just buying it in store.
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Great read!

5 out of 5 stars
Ceedubbleu - 2 years ago
Read this whole book during quarantine. Really helped me get out of my depression and see the bigger picture. If you love self help books this book won’t disappoint.
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Helpful and enjoyable

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
DDR396 - 8 years ago
I really like how the author uses her personal and professional experiences. The real world examples make it easy to apply these ideas to your own life. This is not a list of strict rules she is trying to push on you, just an easy to read guide to improving your every day life.
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