What You'll Learn
Everyday skills to help you face your problems with more strength
3 things you should avoid to find more success and happiness in life
Actionable self-care tips for putting an end to bad habits
Named the “self-help guru of the moment” by The Guardian, international bestselling author Amy Morin has found the keys to taking back your power, conserving your energy, and learning from your mistakes. In this course, she shares the strategies and tools she’s learned that can help you overcome the mental and emotional challenges that keep you from reaching your true potential.
1. What is Mental Strength?
Find out why mental strength is an important area of focus, and learn the 13 things you should not do (or stop doing) in order to get it.
2. Don’t Waste Time Feeling Sorry for Yourself
Exercise your gratitude by deliberately focusing on things you are grateful for, and don’t waste time on self pity.
3. Don’t Give Away Your Power
Discover ways to empower yourself in your daily choices, and always take personal responsibility over your actions.
4. Don’t Shy Away From Change
Learn how to navigate major life decisions with less anxiety, and weigh the pros and cons of deciding to “rock the boat” sometimes.
5. Don’t Waste Energy on Things You Can’t Control
Put boundaries around your worrying by giving it 15 minutes in your calendar every day, and see what happens.
6. Don’t Worry About Pleasing Others
Practice saying no, get comfortable with expressing your true opinions, and stop trying to get everybody to like you.
7. Don’t Fear Taking Calculated Risks
Use logic to approach risks, instead of letting emotions take over, in order to experience much more of life’s joys.
8. Don’t Dwell on the Past
Practice ways to reflect on past experience without getting bogged down by negative emotions, and learn how to build a happier future.
9. Don’t Make the Same Mistakes Over & Over
Push yourself outside your comfort zone, experiment with alternative strategies, and avoid falling for the same old traps.
10. Don’t Resent Other People’s Success
Concentrate on your own goals and values, rather than pitting yourself against your perception of other people.
11. Don’t Give Up After Failure
Put your inner perfectionist aside and accept failure as a stepping stone to success.
12. Don’t Fear Alone Time
Learn the benefits of healthy solitude, and how being alone with yourself can free you from outside influences.
13. Don’t Feel the World Owes You
Take inventory of the gifts you possess and the opportunities you can create for yourself.
14. Don’t Expect Immediate Results
Reset your expectations in this world of instant gratification, and look ahead to realistic milestones.
Reflect on your learnings, and focus on continuing to make positive changes to strengthen your mind.