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Amy Morin
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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.
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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There's a big difference between secrecy and privacy.
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It's important to talk to kids about the realities of the world to help them gain the skills and core beliefs they need to thrive. But, that doesn't mean you should share tragic events in an attempt to "toughen" kids up.

In my article for the NY Post, I share how to talk to kids about tragic events.
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I made a series of videos with Inc to talk about some of the bad habits that will rob you of mental strength. Here's the first video in the series.
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Deep emotional wounds can heal if people are given proper support. Here's how we can help. #LasVegasShooting
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Giving up the unhealthy but popular parenting strategies that rob kids of mental strength isn't easy.
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Life experience is one of the best gifts you can give your kids.
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It's easy to get so focused on making sure kids succeed in high school that we forget to teach them the skills they're going need in college.
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They're like push ups for brain! Perform them consistently and you'll train your brain and build mental muscle. #mentallystrong
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I'd heard so much about "13 Reasons Why." I finally decided to check it out for myself.
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To really make progress, you have to give up the bad habits that are holding you back. #mentallystrong #13Things
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