13 Things Mentally Strong People DON’T Do Part 2

7. They don’t dwell on the past
They don’t dwell or wish things could be different.  They are aware and speak into what they learned from their past.  They don’t constantly relive bad experiences, blame others for them, or fantasize about the glory days. Instead, they live for the present and plan for the future.

8. They don’t make the same mistakes over and over

Mentally strong people accept responsibility for their behavior and learn from their past mistakes. As a result, they don’t keep repeating those mistakes over and over. Instead, they move on and make better decisions in the future.

9. They don’t resent other people’s success

Mentally strong people can appreciate and celebrate other people’s success in life. They don’t grow jealous or feel cheated when others experience success or achieve higher than they do. Instead, they recognize their successes and others, acknowledging that it comes with hard work, and they are willing to work hard for their own chance at success.

10. They don’t give up after the first failure

They don’t view failure as a reason to give up. Instead, they use failure as an opportunity to grow and improve. They are willing to keep trying until they get it right.

11. They don’t fear alone time

Mentally strong people can tolerate being alone and they don’t fear silence. They aren’t afraid to be alone with their thoughts and they can use downtime to be productive. They enjoy their own company and aren’t dependent on others for companionship and entertainment all the time but instead can be happy alone.

12. They don’t feel the world owes them anything

They don’t feel entitled to things in life. They weren’t born with a mentality that others would take care of them or that the world must give them something. Instead, they look for opportunities based on their own merits.

13. They don’t expect immediate results

Whether they are working on improving their health or getting a new business off the ground, mentally strong people don’t expect immediate results. Instead, they apply their skills and time to the best of their ability and understand that real change takes time.

 

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