Motivational quotes - 18 Things mentally strong people do They move on. They don’t waste time feeling sorry for themselves. They keep control. They don’t give away their power. They embrace change. They welcome challenges. They stay happy. They don’t complain. They don’t waste energy on things beyond their control. They are kind, fair and unafraid to speak up. They don’t worry about pleasing other people. They are willing to take calculated risks. They weigh the risks and benefits before taking action. They invest their energy in the present. They do not dwell on the past. They accept full responsibility for their past behavior. They celebrate other people’s success, and refuse to resent their success. They are willing to fail. They don’t give up after failing, instead they see failure as a chance to improve. They enjoy their time alone. They are not afraid to be alone. They are prepared to work and succeed on their own merits. They don’t feel the world owes them anything. They have staying power. They don’t expect immediate results. They evaluate their core beliefs, and modify them as needed. They expend their mental energy wisely. They don’t spend time on unproductive thoughts. They think productively. They replace negative thoughts with productive ones. They tolerate discomfort. They accept their feelings without being controlled by them. They reflect on their progress, every day. They take time to consider what the’ve achieved and where they are going.