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11 habits of mentally strong people


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An inspirational summary into key habits for self-assessment, reflection and personal development.

Based on Dr. Travis Bradberry's Huffington Post article -

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11 habits of mentally strong people

  1. 1. 11 habits of mentally strong people Based on Dr Travis Bradberry's article
  2. 2. 1. They’re emotionally intelligent EI = the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others.
  3. 3. 2. They’rE confident “Whether you think you can, or think you can’t—you’re right.” Henry Ford
  4. 4. 3. They say They say no with confidence to honour their existing commitments. They say no to themselves and delay gratification.
  5. 5. 4. They neutralise difficult people By keeping their feelings in check, remaining rational and understanding their perspective.
  6. 6. 5. They embrace change Only when you embrace change can you find the good in it - recognize and benefit from the opportunities that emerge.
  7. 7. 6. They embrace failure “If you don't make mistakes, you're not working on hard enough problems. And that's a big mistake.” F. Wikzek
  8. 8. 7. Yet they don’t dwell on mistakes They distance themselves from their mistakes, but they do so without forgetting them.
  9. 9. 8. They don’t compare themselves to others They don’t pass judgment on others because they know that everyone has something to offer. Instead they celebrate the success of others so everyone benefits.
  10. 10. 9. They exercise People who exercise twice a week feel more socially, intellectually, and athletically competent.
  11. 11. 10. They get enough sleep To ensure self-control, focus and memory.
  12. 12. 11. They’re relentlessly positive Instead of trying to start a revolution overnight, they focus their energy on directing the two things that are completely within their power—their attention and their effort.