Amy Morin is editor-in-chief at Verywell Mind, a licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist, and psychology lecturer at Northeastern University. She’s also an international bestselling author. Her books, 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, 13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don’t Do, and 13 Things Mentally Strong Women Don’t Do have been translated into 40 languages.
The Guardian dubbed her “the self-help guru of the moment” and Forbes calls her a “thought leadership star.”
Her TEDx talk, The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong, is one of the most popular talks of all time with more than 15 million views. She’s a regular contributor to Forbes, Business Insider, and Psychology Today where her articles on mental strength reach more than 2 million readers each month.
Her advice for building mental strength has been featured by major media outlets, including Fox News, CNN, Oprah.com, Today, Good Morning America, Success, Business Insider, Time, and the Hallmark Channel.
Episode Summary: Amy tells her amazing story about how she went through a series of losses that inspired her to study mentally strong people. She learned that building mental strength is a lot like building physical strength. That we need good habits (like going to the gym). But it only takes one bad habit to limit your progress (like eating too much junk food). The episode deep dives into the “13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do” giving the listener the power to embrace change and face your fears.
Amy’s Website: https://amymorinlcsw.com/