Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

13From Forbes:

For all the time executives spend concerned about physical strength and health, when it comes down to it, mental strength can mean even more.

via Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid – Forbes.

Read the article for a quick explanation of each of the thirteen items listed here that mentaly strong people avoid .

I like this list. It is not some new and profound way of viewing the human condition that will revolutionize the world. In some ways this list is just a confirmation of common sense and stating the obvious. However it is always valuable to re-state and confirm the things we do well and avoid falling into bad habits; especially this time of year when we assess the prior year and set goals for the next.

1.  Waste Time Feeling Sorry for Themselves.

2. Give Away Their Power.

3.  Shy Away from Change.

4. Waste Energy on Things They Can’t Control.

5. Worry About Pleasing Others.

6. Fear Taking Calculated Risks.

7. Dwell on the Past.

8. Make the Same Mistakes Over and Over.

9. Resent Other People’s Success.

10. Give Up After Failure.

11. Fear Alone Time.

12. Feel the World Owes Them Anything.

13. Expect Immediate Results.

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