How Building Mental Toughness Can Help You Overcome Anxiety, Create Happiness & Achieve Success with Amy MorinThe Elizabeth Rider Show

How Building Mental Toughness Can Help You Overcome Anxiety, Create Happiness & Achieve Success with Amy Morin

In this episode, I am joined by Amy Morin, a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), a psychotherapist, mental strength trainer, and host of the Mentally Stronger With Therapist Amy Morin podcast.

Amy is an international bestselling author, with her most popular book 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do selling 1 million copies worldwide and translated into more than 40 languages. Her TEDx talk, The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong, is one of the most-viewed talks of all time with more than 22 million views. Dubbed by The Guardian as “the self-help guru of the moment” and a “thought leadership star” by Forbes, Amy is an absolute trailblazer in the field of mental toughness and has made an impact in the millions thus far.

Today, Amy and I talk about what being mentally strong actually means, and what actionable tips and tools we can apply to enhance our mental strength. Amy also sheds light on the common mistakes many of us make that hinder our mental toughness and highlights some effective strategies that you can incorporate into your life's journey.

So join me and Amy in this episode as we delve into the topic of mental toughness! Get ready to gain some valuable insights on how to shift your anxiety into empowerment and transform your mindset to be stronger and more resilient.


  • How Amy became a therapist, an author, and a speaker about mental strength [01:30]
  • What mental strength means to Amy; the three parts of mental strength [03:48]
  • Steps you can take to effectively overcome anxiety [07:45]
  • The relationship between physical wellness and mental strength [13:45]
  • "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do" and the mistakes that undermine your mental toughness [14:40]
  • What you can do to become mentally stronger [18:17]
  • The implication of having your power stolen from you [19:26]
  • The importance of speaking up and setting boundaries within your family dynamics [20:00] and with others [21:40]
  • Amy's personal perspective on wellness [23:01]
  • The role emotions play in therapy [23:17]
  • Uncover the worst and best advice Amy has received [27:04]


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Listen to Amy Morin’s podcast - Mentally Stronger With Therapist Amy Morin


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