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Take the Scary Leap: Q&A with Career Expert Kerry Hannon

meQuilibrium | Posted 01.25.2017 | Healthy Living

by Kara Baskin Author and New York Times columnist Kerry Hannon specializes in facing life transitions with resilience. She's authored several books ...

Got the News Blues? We Can Help

meQuilibrium | Posted 01.18.2017 | Healthy Living

by Kara Baskin If you're anything like me, you tumble down a rabbit hole of news every day. You know how it goes: you start scrolling through social ...

This Singular Personality Trait Can Predict Career Failure

Caroline Beaton | Posted 01.16.2017 | Business
Caroline Beaton

A version of this article originally appeared on Inc. Sign up for my newsletter to get my articles straight to your inbox. I dislike myself. I fear ...

What The War Movie 'Billy Lynn' Teaches Us About Resilience

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted 01.12.2017 | Entertainment
John-Manuel Andriote

I recently saw an amazing movie that surprised me in packing such an emotional punch. "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk" directed by Ang Lee ("Brokeback Mountain") is about the emotional and psychological price American soldiers pay to do their jobs to fight our wars and defend our democratic values.

Lessons From the World's Happiest Country

meQuilibrium | Posted 01.11.2017 | Healthy Living

by Elior Moskowitz Now that the holiday season has wound down and those graceful first snows have transformed into muddy slush, it's easy to start re...

Author Gretchen Rubin Reflects on Memories, Resilience, and Happiness

Allison Gilbert | Posted 12.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Allison Gilbert

I recently interviewed New York Times bestselling author Gretchen Rubin, which was fascinating given that I focus on grief and resilience and Gretchen...

Two Creative Approaches Could Provide Hope For Future Of Corals

Douglas N. Rader, Ph.D. | Posted 12.07.2016 | Green
Douglas N. Rader, Ph.D.

If you love the ocean, you probably know that nearly 30% of the world's coral reefs have been badly damaged, and that the rest are in serious trouble...

5 Ways to Handle Uncertainty

meQuilibrium | Posted 11.30.2016 | Healthy Living

by Elior Moskowitz Will I have a job in six months? Will we have enough money? What if my new boss and I don't get along? Dealing with the uncertaint...

Returning to Therapy

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 11.29.2016 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

Book therapy, that is. Eight years ago I began my year of reading a book a day. I was looking for escape, wisdom, comfort, and clarity after losing my...

This Is The Only Healthy Recipe I'll Be Making On Thanksgiving: No Food Involved

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 11.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Amy Oestreicher

Published on Pumpkin pie? Turkey? I know my family will be ordering in for the holidays. like to focus my energies on recipes I can take wi...

Celebrating the Unbreakable Tenacity of Women Entrepreneurs

Njideka U. Harry | Posted 12.21.2016 | Impact
Njideka U. Harry

Over the next 10 months, Youth for Technology Foundation (YTF) has the privilege of hosting Narges Khoramshahi, a next generation leader. A native Ira...

Holiday Spending Stress Relief Guide

meQuilibrium | Posted 11.16.2016 | Healthy Living

by Alanna Fincke It's the most wonderful time of the year...Or is it? During the holiday season, more than one-third of Americans feel pressured to s...

The Peg-Leg Pirate

Dr. Natasha Josefowitz | Posted 11.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Natasha Josefowitz

Two years ago I was the one-arm bandit (having broken my shoulder falling off a stage with microphone still in hand as I was starting a presentation)....

3 Questions To Boost Your Resilience After The Election!

Bonnie St. John | Posted 11.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Bonnie St. John

If your post-election mood is taking you on a roller-coaster ride, you may be falling into the sticky trap of pessimism. Do you find yourself saying that this divisive, mean-spirited rhetoric and behavior is likely to become a permanent feature of our society?

Media Plays Tug-of-War With Love

William Spear | Posted 11.14.2016 | Impact
William Spear

Four score and seven years ago today, just over ten years before I was born, Kristallnacht (the night of broken glass) began. Nazi troops and sympathi...

Saluting our Sisters After Service

Paula Broadwell | Posted 11.10.2016 | Women
Paula Broadwell

By Paula Broadwell and Erika Cashin. On Veterans Day, our nation celebrates the less than 1% of our population who have served in the greatest milit...

How to Master Your Fear of Failure

meQuilibrium | Posted 11.09.2016 | Healthy Living

by Andrew Shatté Failure is a part of life--even for the most successful people in the world. Yet so many of us desperately fear it, ruining our pro...

Grit Defines Achievement in Your Career

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 11.07.2016 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Grit is defined as firmness of mind or spirit - an unyielding courage in the face of hardship. The career world is changing so fast that grit has also...

Manage Fear-Based Thinking so Fear doesn't Manage You

Jane Shure | Posted 11.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jane Shure

Fear-based thinking activates our brain to fire up in ways that are similar to what happens when a smoke alarm goes off despite there being no smoke. ...

7 Questions That Test Your Knowledge Of Stress

James E. Porter | Posted 10.24.2016 | Healthy Living
James E. Porter

Questions: 1. Stress can cause your hair to fall out in clumps. T/F 2. Stress can cause sudden cardiac death in people with no previous symptoms of h...

The Urgency Of Adapting To Climate Change

Steven Cohen | Posted 10.27.2016 | Green
Steven Cohen

New York City's progress stands in sharp contrast to the inactivity in southern Florida, a state where educators have been warned to avoid discussing climate change in their classrooms.

4 Happiness Hacks To Free Your Inner Optimist

meQuilibrium | Posted 10.20.2016 | Healthy Living

Here are four happiness hacks that can help you tap your inner optimist and feel the effects of positivity in your life as early as today:

The One Quality You Need To Survive Your 50s (And Beyond)

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 10.20.2016 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

Without resilience, you're screwed. But with it, life can be better -- as long as you make the climb up and the climb down -- step, by step, by step. And try to remember dessert.

Overcoming 'Impossible' Odds

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 10.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Imagine what your life would be like if all of the things that most of us take for granted were not there. Things like food, a functional bathroom, clean clothes, privacy, adequate heat in the cold of winter, a sense of physical and emotional security, and other ingredients that most of us consider the basics of living.

How To Stop Violence In America: Managing Discomfort And Fear Are The Solution

Marc Schoen, Ph.D. | Posted 10.14.2016 | Politics
Marc Schoen, Ph.D.

Guns, weapons, explosives, and other forms of destruction are merely symptoms of a more primary and central culprit that is at the heart of violence in America - our most primitive instinct.