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Dealing With Crisis

Getting Knocked in the Head

Peri Pakroo | Posted 06.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Peri Pakroo

Sure, challenges are great for learning and personal growth, but what if you're trying to create in the moment and you haven't had time to process what you're going through? What if it's just too damn heavy to deal with creatively? That's what I've been grappling with.

What To Do When It All Seems To Be Falling Apart

Terri Cole | Posted 04.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Terri Cole

While you are in crisis, you are forced to function outside of your normal comfort zone. The sheer nature of a crisis or struggle creates a certain amount of present moment awareness, which is where the solutions live.

Crisis: Emotional Threat Or Challenge?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

How you respond emotionally to a crisis starts with how you look at it. I have found that a simple distinction lies at the heart of whether you react positively or negatively.

How To Become A Master Of Crisis

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 04.18.2012 | Home
Dr. Jim Taylor

My investigation of the recent (and ongoing) economic crisis, and many other traumatic events, has revealed seven dimensions that distinguish those who respond well to a crisis from those who don't.

Trauma, Loss And Recovery: A 7-Step Approach

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

The reason the Seven Steps to Recovery works is that in essence it reconnects the thinking, feeling and acting parts of your personality. More than that, it enables you to adapt to the reality of what is, as opposed what no longer is.

What's The One Essential You Must Remember In Turbulent Times?

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

While it is tempting to perseverate with questions of "why" and "unfairness," this tendency can delay you from saving what still has life. We must not tarry in our heads when there is ground to clear, rescues to handle.

When Crisis Strikes: 11 Strategies For Successful Coping

Linda and Tony Cole | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Linda and Tony Cole

A nurse told me often that an illness can be harder on the caregiver than it is on the patient, and that caregivers often experience serious ailments during the first couple years of this stressful period.