3 Surprisingly simple things to boost mental resilience.

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Building mental resilience could seem like a daunting task. Maybe you feel like it sounds complicated. Positive psychology research has found three simple things you can do to be more resilient.

First, start with reading more books.

Yes, reading! People that are good readers and frequently expose to new information, new perspective and learn more. Focus on books that are positive stories about resilience,
self-development and positive mindset.

Second, smile more.

The act of smiling changes your body chemistry. A smile creates good hormones in your body. Relax your mind and release body tension. Resilient people like to create joy and laughter. Do things that make you laugh. Smile at everyone you meet today and every day.

Third, do random acts of kindness.

Being kind to others builds generosity, courage, and trust. All three important qualities that support mental resilient. Helping others, doing things just to support other people gets you out of your suffering.

Read, smile and be kind.

One quote

“Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters the most.” -Buddha

One question

Which of these tips you find the easiest to start doing?

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