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Six Exercises to Build Resilience and Mental Strength

Two friends standing in a field laughing and smiling at each other. Photo used courtesy of pexels.comWendy Suzuki, Ph.D., a neuroscientist, anxiety researcher and professor of Neural Science and Psychology just posted an article on the 6 exercises she does every day to build resilience and mental strength. The article focuses on her hypothesis; “the most powerful way to combat anxiety is to consistently work on building your resilience and mental strength.”

Follow the link to read more about each of these exercises:

1. Visualize positive outcomes
2. Turn anxiety into progress
3. Try something new
4. Reach out
5. Practice positive self-tweeting
6. Immerse yourself in nature 

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