Here are some ideas on how to be mentally strong By TT Team 15 min read 4 0 173 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr You cannot be physically strong unless you are mentally a strong and firmed person. For facing the ups and downs of life you must have the guts to face them with courage otherwise you will be in a miserable state. There are many who are in a real fix as how to get mental resilience when life gets tough for you. First of all you need to make yourself understand the very fact of not getting carried away by emotions where you tend to get irrational and become unable to see logics. One should try to not to over burden himself with multiple tasks go slow but go steadily. Moderation is the key, apply it and implement it in your daily life. Some ways and tips to become mentally strong 1. The ingredients of getting Emotionally resilient and robust There are three areas you need to work at for getting emotionally resilient. Make some productive plans and get yourself focused about them, in case you want to cry, just do it, there are some benefits of crying as well, and only a strong person cries so much. What are your positive traits think about them and find the ways to polish them. Take pride in being good so you can have confidence in you. Further by doing this you will be able to cope up with negative and flaky thoughts. 2. Identify your strengths and determine your targets Seek for the things you want to alter and then take them as challenges. Every human being is born with a set of particular qualities and merits. You must know what your strengths are. So keeping in mind your innate strengths start working on the things which you are intended to alter. As it is said when there is a will there is a way. Strengthen your will so you can bridge up the way. 3. Set your sights by burning desire In life what motivates you matters most. Whatever your wish list is just set your sights on it and turn your futile thoughts into the ambitious ones for the attainment of your wishes. There is nothing wrong in doing so as your desires provide you the direction and this fuels you to move vibrantly. 4. Fixing positive and negative thinking on even keel Your thinking play a great role in your life, as it is said that expect great things and great things will happen. So you are in the clutches of your thinking y keeping them positive you will get positive. Well we don’t live in utopia nor can you go to Neverland for the magical happenings of life. Negative thinking will also serve you positively in a way that it will keep you on track by warning and alarming you about the things that could go wrong, so knit your plan well and fool proof. 5. Be sympathetic and considerate When you will be tender with your own self then it will make you habitual to remain soft-hearted with others too. Your considerate temperament will wrap you up in calm and positive emotions that will give you the pathway to proceed with pride and success. 6. Don’t run too fast that it makes you stumble For the attainment of your targets make sure you don’t exhaust yourself by running too fast that will not let you win the race rather it will stumble you and you will be lingering in a middle of a race. So take little steps enjoy the present moment and perish your life. 7. Don’t hesitate to say “NO” Never feel shy to say NO when you cant do something. Being mentally strong doesn’t mean that you are superman and its your responsibility to get all the work done. So say a big no when you think any particular task is not your cup of tea. That’s totally normal to do so. So chin up and refuse. 8. If you are taking everything personally then please just CUT IT OUT! You must understand that it is an invisible trap of getting things personally all the time. View the things in a broader perspective so you can never get caught in this silly trap. Be candid to consider the matters neutrally and this is a great way to become mentally strong person. 9. Want help? Ask for it without reluctance You want to be mentally strong, right? You don’t and you cant be a terminator. I hope you understand this. It happens sometimes that we need help but we don’t have the courage to say it out. It is doesn’t mean that if you seek for help then you are trying to chicken out. Rather you must understand that everyone can b needy any time so don’t need to have nerves of steel and act normal. So never hesitate, don’t keep things to yourself, don’t be shy to confess things. 10. Come out of the cocoon of self-absorption What really drains mental energy is when we capitulate by self-absorption. It throws you in deep well of eternal pessimism. So never get captivated by this criminal element. Make yourself understand that you are not the only one on the surface of this planet who has been through difficult times. There are some who have been in miseries more than you but they overcome it so you can also defeat the tough time. 11. Be around positive people and positive stuff Challenge yourself to keep learning all the time. You’ll get mentally stronger and wiser the more knowledge you accrue. Don’t let yourself get stuck in a rut, either mental or physical. Be curious, aware, and informed about the world. Always think of everyday as a new day, make new resolutions everyday and follow them. 12. Do not let be your past your nightmare If something unpleasant happened in your past then consider it a short paragraph and turn to next page with the new zeal and zest that now something better is coming ahead surely. 13. Considerate the logic and be moderate with emotions To become mentally strong is a process which takes place step by step and gradually. So confront emotions with a logical thought. Observe deeply the matters and pan out to conclude them with a best possible solution. See after every dark night there is bright morning. So stay calm and seek the silver lining with a ray hope. 14. Say no to all kinds of evil addictions Addictions like alcohol and drugs cause a great damage to your health both physical and mental. So make sure to avoid taking these addictions. For this you can get assisted by a therapist and a health expert who will give you valuable advice and will suggest treatment. 15. Pen down your feelings and thoughts By putting your feelings and thoughts on papers is a great way of getting relieved. Choose a comfy nook of your house and consume a little time in sharing your thoughts and experiences with a piece of paper. Write things if you can’t tell, but more important is to speak up things, you will psychologically feel better after letting the other person know. 16. Pay heed to your health For staying mentally firmed take good diet furthermore take a morning walk daily and let yourself enjoy the morning beauty which you will find so alluring and soothing. 17. Infuse spiritualism It’s a great feeling to be connected with spiritualism. By infusing spiritualism you will be able to firm your thoughts. According to the research spirituality tends to pacify the pessimism and stress that further puts you on a smooth road with the hope of getting succeed. 18. Broad your perspective By broadening your perspective will assist you to get the better understanding of the hitches of life. Because everyone passes through a tough time so spend time with those who are in great miseries it will provoke you to assist them and will free your mind for just focusing on your own worries. Follow these ways be heart and you will feel a change in yourself, you will start to feel that these things that used to haunt you are too small for you, you will be mentally strong then and these things won’t even matter for you.