MENTAL STRENGTH AND MINDFULNESS BLOG

Free tools, teachings and tips on growing your mental strength.

What is toxic positivity?

Toxic positivity is a term that refers to an unhelpful fixation with positive thinking and pleasant emotional states.  In this…

Change your words and you change your world

Language is a vehicle for expressing ourselves to others, but we also speak to ourselves all the time in our…

The problem with taking things personally (and a three step process to stop doing it)

We tend to take a lot of other people’s behaviour personally, whether it’s someone who pulls out in front of…

What is your definition of success?

We live within a culture that promotes material success, individual achievement and a perceived ‘specialness’ as the highest values. It’s…

How to cultivate true self-worth

For many of us, our sense of self-worth is based on external factors. For instance, we might think about what…

A powerful mental strength hack to control the focus of your mind

As you go about daily life, the questions you ask yourself mentally define much of the narrative in your mind….

When in doubt, zoom out

It can be so easy to get caught up in stress, anxiety, and unhelpful thoughts and emotions. In times like…

My story of struggle and finding mental strength

Today I’m going to share my own personal story of struggle and finding greater mental strength. I say ‘greater’ because…

Overthinking vs. constructive problem solving

Do you ever find yourself tossing and turning at night ruminating about a problem over and over again? Do stressful…

Do you struggle with regret? Here’s how to let it go.

Regret is a funny thing, because even though we know that no matter how much we wish we’d done things…

How to deal with negative emotions

Everyone has moments in life that are hard, painful, scary and really difficult to endure. There are times when we…

A simple way to reduce conflict in your life

Conflicts with others can be one of the greatest sources of stress and difficulty in our lives. Therefore, if we…