How can we bounce back from tough times, criticism and conflict? Mentally strong people have a few core beliefs that bring them peace and resilience, says Amy Morin, LCSW in her new book 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do.
1. Being mentally strong isn't about acting tough. You don't have to become a robot, or appear to have a tough exterior, when you're mentally strong. Instead, it's about acting according to your values.