The number one thing that mentally strong people don’t do is waste time feeling sorry for themselves.
And while it can be hard to avoid self-pity at times, choosing to exchange self-pity for gratitude could be one of the most instrumental things you can do to improve your life.
This is a great article in Psychology Today about the health benefits of gratitude.
From improving aches and pains, to improving self-esteem, to sleeping better!
It certainly seems that taking a short time out of each day (maybe before you get up in the morning, or before you go to bed at night) to be grateful for what’s in your life can reap many benefits.
The article on gratitude includes a video by Amy Morin on the 13 things that mentally strong people don’t do!
Gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful ways to change your life.
See the full article in Psychology Today.