5 Myths About Mentally Strong People

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Although being physically strong gets a lot of attention, mental strength gets very little. As a result, there are a lot of misconceptions about what it means to be mentally strong.

Below are five myths about mentally strong people that just aren’t true.

1. Mentally Strong People Never Give Up

A man with his hand on his forehead next to a window.
Unsplash / Sean Boyd
Unsplash / Sean Boyd

Just like people aren’t born with physical strength, no one comes out of the womb possessing incredible mental strength.

Everyone has the ability to develop the skills that build mental muscle. Everyone has the ability to become mentally strong.

Growing mentally stronger takes practice and hard work, as well as a commitment to giving up the bad habits that could hold you back.