9 Signs You Are A Mentally Strong Person

 / 

,
Signs you are a mentally strong person

Do you struggle with facing challenges and stressors? Or do you overcome obstacles with patience, wisdom, bravery, and creativity? What makes a person mentally strong?

Mental strength empowers us to deal with challenging situations, reduces our fear of failure, and pushes us towards achieving our goals.

In this article, we are going to explore the subtle signs you are mentally strong.

Being mentally strong can protect us against mental health issues and result in greater life satisfaction.

But what exactly is mental strength?

Mental strength is our ability to deal with stressors and challenges, to be resilient, and confidently perform to the best of our abilities despite the circumstances. 

Are you a mentally strong individual who is unaffected by adversities?

Here are 9 signs you are a mentally strong person who is not easily fazed by life’s challenges.

9 Signs of a mentally strong person

1. You think logically with emotions

You know how to balance your emotions with logic. You understand how strongly your emotions can influence your thoughts. So instead of reacting emotionally, you pause and respond logically.

2. You are not afraid to face your fears

While a mentally strong person may feel overwhelmed when faced with fears, they have the confidence to conquer the fears that hold them back in life. Instead of cowering in fear, you move ahead boldly as you are not afraid of failure or rejection.

3. You accept yourself as you are

Mentally strong people are masters of self-acceptance. While you are aware of your flaws and imperfections, you do not drown yourself in your insecurities. You pursue personal development passionately as you know what you need to improve in yourself. 

4. You don’t stay down after failure

Being resilient, you do not get bogged down by failure. You identify what you did wrong, focus on what you can control, and use your mental strength to bounce back and eventually succeed. 

You realize that the road to success is long and difficult, so you learn from your mistakes, pull yourself up and move on.

5. You take responsibility for your actions

Instead of blaming others, mentally strong people accept personal responsibility for their own behaviors, choices and actions. You have an internal locus of control and believe that the outcomes of your actions, whether positive or negative, are a result of your own competence and abilities. 

6. You deliberately choose to be positive

While it is easy to nag, complain and whine about difficult circumstances, a person with mental resilience refuses to make excuses and chooses to be optimistic. Instead of wasting valuable time, you use your time productively to live a better life. 

7. You are flexible

Mentally strong people know that change is the only constant. So instead of resisting change, you adapt to it. You have a flexible mindset that allows you to keep up with changes even when it’s uncomfortable and make the most of available opportunities.

8. You know when to let go

It’s true that mentally strong people have a “never give up” attitude, but they also know when to hold on and when to let go. You are practical and realistic as you are intelligent and determined. So you are well aware when it is time to shift gears and let go of things that don’t serve you any longer.

Read 10 Tips For Letting Go Of The Things You Can’t Control

9. You are kind and empathetic 

Mentally strong people understand others’ perspectives and emotions at any given moment. You know how to respect people and treat everyone with kindness, keeping your personal feelings aside.

Can you relate with any of these traits?

Acting tough and being strong are not necessarily the same thing. 

Most of us are mentally strong to some degree, but some of us are more resilient than others.

You can always choose to improve your mental strength, reach your greatest potential and live your best life. 


Signs you are a mentally strong person pin
9 Signs You Are A Mentally Strong Person

— Share —

— About the Author —

Leave a Reply



Up Next

10 Positive Emotions That Make Us Good People

Positive Emotions That Make Us Good People

When we think about positive emotions, the very first thing that comes to mind is happiness, isn’t it? But there are so many other positive emotions beyond happiness. Ready to explore what they are?

KEY POINTS

You can experience positive emotions toward the self (pride), while some are for others (admiration, love).

Positive emotions such as gratitude and hope are associated with your well-being.

These 10 positive emotions tend to make us feel good, but many have a negative counterpart.

Much of the psychological research on emotions focuses on what are termed the “un



Up Next

How to Recognize and Overcome Toxic Codependency: Understanding the Signs and Causes

Toxic Codependency: Signs, Causes, and How To Break Free

Does it sometimes seem to you like you cannot function without someone or that they can’t without you? Well, this is called toxic codependency. It happens when relationships become disproportionate and one person depends too heavily on the other for emotional or psychological support. Let us now explore how we can identify and move away from this destructive cycle.

What is toxic codependency?

Toxic codependency is a negative interpersonal pattern where one person relies overly on another for emotional support, self-worth, and identity which often results in a controlling and manipulati



Up Next

The Faces Of Fury: 5 Different Types of Anger

The Faces Of Fury: Different Types of Anger

Everyone feels anger at some point, and there’s nothing wrong with feeling angry, you know. However, there are different types of anger, and some of those types are not healthy. While some of these types of rage can feel annoying, some are straight out dangerous. Let’s explore the different styles of anger and what they mean.

Anger

When we think of anger we often think of raised voices and aggressive behaviour. There are however different styles of anger, therefore different ways in which we experience and communicate our anger.

If we don’t understand our anger or communicate and deal with it appropriately we will either explode or implode. Neither can be good for us or our relationships. Here are some different types of anger.



Up Next

4 Secrets Of Nonverbal Eye Contact

Secrets Of Nonverbal Eye Contact

When it comes to body language cues, nonverbal eye contact is as crucial as facial expressions and body movements. This article is going to talk about the secrets and importance of nonverbal eye contact.

KEY POINTS

Research on nonverbal communication shows the eyes are a complex and important communication channel.

Our eyes play an important part in communicating emotions through facial expressions.

The eyes may indicate sexual interest and the depth of love and attraction.

When we think of body language — nonverbal communication — we immediately focus on facial e



Up Next

Emotional Hijacking: What It Means And How To Overcome It

Emotional Hijacking: What It Means And How To Overcome It

Have you ever heard of the term emotional hijacking? Well, today we are going to talk about what it means and define emotional hijacking, so that it’s easier for you to understand, in case this happens to you.

Emotional hijacking is the term used for what happens when someone’s ability to think rationally becomes overpowered by their emotions. It is most commonly experienced when people lash out aggressively or become intensely fearful.

It is an intense emotional outburst triggered by what could even be innocent or innocuous.

Emotional hijacking isn’t something that just happens spontaneously. It is usually past events and experiences that an individual finds disturbing that keeps being internalized.

If that person keeps facing tho



Up Next

9 Signs You Are A Good Person — Even If You Don’t Feel Like One

Clear Signs You Are A Good Person

Being a good person isn’t always about being perfect; its about making the right decisions. Do you think you’re actually nice as you claim? Below are 9 signs you are a good person!

Psychology has thoroughly investigated the identifying key traits that genuinely good people seem to have. So, I’m going to provide some of the signs that will let you know you’re not as bad as you think.



Up Next

The Psychology Behind Sadfishing: Cry For Help Or Publicity Stunt?

Sadfishing Examples: Genuine Cry For Help Of Attention?

Do you know someone who exaggerates their problems on social media? According to trends this behavior is called sadfishing.

Like catfishing where someone creates a fake persona or pretends to be someone else entirely on the internet; those who sadfish amplify their emotional troubles so that others may feel sorry for them or pay attention to them.

What is Sadfishing?

Depression, personality disorders and n