Make sure toxic energy takes up the least amount of space in your life

Have you ever been so exasperated by someone’s rude behavior that you woke up in the middle of the night thinking about that individual? Or, have you ever found yourself coming home from work complaining about the same person every day?

Negative people should occupy the least amount of space in your life. Yet, their toxic behavior can easily take up more time and energy than it deserves.

Whether you’re working alongside a constant complainer, or you’re dealing with an overly critical boss who insists your work is never good enough, negative people can wreak havoc on your life if…


13 Ways a Mere 600 Words Changed My Life

When my sister-in-law sent me a message that read, “I’ve seen your article in three different places today,” the magnitude of the situation began to sink in. She attached three screenshots that showed my article’s reach. The first screenshot displayed people in a vegan forum discussing how mental strength is a necessary part of their community. The second screenshot revealed a reprint of my article on her employer’s Facebook page. The third screenshot showed my article being tweeted by Juliette Lewis along with her comment that read, “Love this.” …


We often hear advice like, “Think positive, and good things will happen,” or, “Try your hardest, and eventually things will work out.” While such words of wisdom certainly have merit, these well-meaning suggestions won’t help you reach your goals if you’re simultaneously engaging in unhealthy behavior. Recognizing and replacing the unhealthy thoughts, behaviors, and feelings that may be sabotaging your best efforts is the key to building mental strength.

Try comparing mental strength to physical strength. While a bodybuilder maintains his physique with good habits, like going to the gym, it’s equally important for that bodybuilder to get rid of…

Amy Morin

Mental Strength Trainer, Author of the bestselling book 13 THINGS MENTALLY STRONG PEOPLE DON'T DO. Speaker, Forbes and Inc. columnist, Verywell Parenting Expert

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