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Self-awareness is the key to understanding and building mental strength. When you know your strengths and your weaknesses, you can take steps to become mentally stronger. 
No matter how mentally strong you are already, there's always room for improvement.
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Studies estimate 15 to 20% of people qualify as highly sensitive. Yet, many of them don't even know it.
Highly sensitive people process sensory data more deeply than everyone else.
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Being mentally strong is what helps good athletes become the best champions.
Athletes don't just train their bodies--they also train their brains for success.
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Getting ahead in a male-dominated workplace poses some interesting challenges. Studies show these strategies are effective.
Studies show adopting these strategies could help women level the playing field in a male-dominated workplace.
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Sometimes, you have to give up a few things to gain even more.
When it feels like there isn't enough time for everything, these are the five things you should give up.
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I took 9 steps to turn my viral article into a viable business.
When over 30 million people read my article, I knew I had an opportunity to create something big.
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Some people like to be miserable. But you don't have to let them drag you down.
Refusing to participate could be the kindest, most compassionate thing you can do.
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The Ryan Lochte scandal can teach us several lessons about what it means to be mentally strong.
Even elite athletes struggle with their mental muscle sometimes.
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Mentally Strong People Don't Give Up After Their First Failure. Here are 7 Reasons They're Able to Bounce Back
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The human attention span is now a dismal 8 seconds. That's shorter than the attention span of a goldfish. The good news is, mindfulness can help.
Learning how to live in the present moment offers bigger benefits than you might imagine.
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The content of the game, combined with the right timing, could be the perfect recipe for the Pokemon Go craze.
There's some psychology behind why adults are excited to walk around hunting for cartoon characters while spending real money on fictional monster eggs
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Building mental strength takes hard work and dedication. But the benefits you'll gain will make your effort worth it.
A stronger mental muscle makes the difference between an ordinary life and an extraordinary life.
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Author of 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do, Psychotherapist, Speaker, About.com's Parenting Teens Expert and Discipline Expert.
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My book, 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do, is now available for pre-order. It will be released on January 6, 2015. It's based on my viral article 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do and 5 Powerful Exercises to Increase Your Mental Strength.

In addition to being an author, I'm also a psychotherapist, college psychology instructor, and  keynote speaker. I write and speak about topics such as emotional health, mental strength, and parenting. 

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I've been interviewed by Glenn Beck, MSN, NBC, ABC, Fox News, Lifetime Moms and WETV for my expertise on mental strength and parenting.
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