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Resilience

3 Ways to Rediscover Your Resilience When You're Tapped Out

meQuilibrium | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Here's how to tap into your innate resilience so you can bounce back stronger when life throws its inevitable punches.

True Resilience Is Understanding Nothing Lasts Forever

Tyler Tervooren | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Tyler Tervooren

That's the thing about resilience -- you can only build it by accepting that everything will, one day, fail. The more ready you are to pivot when it does, the sooner you'll see big changes coming, the better you'll react to them when they arrive, and the faster you'll get back to business-as-usual once they hit.

Good News: You Can Learn To Be More Resilient

Tammy Plunkett | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Tammy Plunkett

Any time a woman is in the perspective of being a victim of her circumstances and is paralyzed by a diagnosis, or a toxic relationship or a dead end job, she is essentially giving up her power. By increasing our resilience, we can all become stronger to make the difficult choices and orchestrate the lives we want and love. Here are four specific ways to be more resilient.

Battered But Not Broken: Building a Resilient Food System in Nepal

Shenggen Fan | Posted 05.21.2015 | Impact
Shenggen Fan

Now, with the quakes disrupting the wheat harvest and maize planting season, and with assets, infrastructure and markets destroyed, the challenge ahead is to provide immediate relief while staying the course for long-term improvements.

3 Ways to Use Priorities to Defuse Your Stress

meQuilibrium | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Determining what's truly on top of your list is how you recognize your limits and accept realistic expectations. Not only that, you also are better connected to the important reasons behind all that you're doing, which is a powerful vaccination against chronic stress. Here are three ways to get started.

9 Ways Mentally Strong People Stay Resilient

Amy Morin | Posted 05.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Mentally-strong people refuse to allow self-pity to sabotage their success. Instead, they use life's inevitable hardships as a way to grow stronger and become better. Here's how mentally-strong people avoid the self-pity trap.

How to Prevail Over Fear When Life Goes Sideways

Mary Holloway | Posted 05.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Mary Holloway

Is it possible to live fearlessly? Probably not. Fear is integral to our natural fight or flight response. It's a protection mechanism to fend off d...

How Creativity Can Make You More Resilient

meQuilibrium | Posted 05.13.2015 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Remind yourself of what it feels like to step into a place of creativity, knowing that just the act of taking that risk helps you feel aligned, calm, and even a little more confident than you were before. Because if you can do this, what else might you do?

5 Tricks From Mom To Help You Manage Stress

meQuilibrium | Posted 05.10.2015 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Every mother knows what it is to feel out of energy and patience. But a mother never runs out of love; it's self-replenishing. This week, treat yourself to that same patience and support, the kind you have shown to your own friends and family, to help you ease the negative effects of stress.

Communities Take the Lead on Earthquake Response in Nepal

Elizabeth Enslin, Ph.D. | Posted 05.06.2015 | Impact
Elizabeth Enslin, Ph.D.

When I woke on April 25 to reports of a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal, my first thoughts turned to the safety of my Nepali-American son's uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews. All fine, I soon learned.

Here's How To Banish Burnout Once And For All

meQuilibrium | Posted 05.04.2015 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Burnout is when the quality of your health, relationships, and work are likely to take a painful, possibly long-term nosedive. This is not a place you want to find yourself too many times in your life, but it's the (unsurprising) fallout from our pressure-packed, always-on modern lives. Here are six things you can do to avoid burnout.

6 Ways To Overcome A Life Challenge

Mary Holloway | Posted 05.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Mary Holloway

Whether you're still in the midst of the storm or idling in the aftermath, the truth is that you have to reach down and make the decision that although you may have had no control over what happened to you, you do have control over how you respond and move forward. These six tips will help start you on that journey...

10 Tips on How to Correct Your Anxious Child

Tamar Chansky | Posted 04.30.2015 | Parents
Tamar Chansky

The next time your anxious child makes a mistake, take a deep breath, encourage your child to do the same, and by talking it through, give your child the gift of seeing that there is life on the other side of this moment.

Why the Disaster Unfolded in Nepal is Man-made

Prashanthi Jayasekara | Posted 04.28.2015 | World
Prashanthi Jayasekara

In Nepal, a country plagued by poverty and political instability, earthquake preparedness has not become a top priority. Efforts to plan resilient cities have been hampered and fallen short inevitably by the attempts to meet day-to-day necessities of the poor.

'Green News Report' - April 28, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.30.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Devastation and rescue in Nepal after massive earthquake; March 2015 th...

Devastating Earthquake in Nepal: Humanitarian Relief and Tackling Poverty

Winnie Byanyima | Posted 04.27.2015 | Impact
Winnie Byanyima

I remember looking at the thousands of flimsy shacks and hovels lining Kathmandu's dusty slums and the sturdier, but still precarious, multi-tiered family homes, and the cheaply-built apartment blocks and ornate temples that collectively give the city its colorful distinctive appearance. We all understood and feared what a big earthquake would surely do there.

The Secret to Well-Being

Lisa Firestone | Posted 04.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Like love, happiness is often treated like a physical object we must find and snatch up. Yet, also like love, happiness is something we are more likel...

How The Lives Of Your Grandparents Could Affect How You React To Stress

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 04.27.2015 | Healthy Living

If you won't take measures to reduce your stress levels for yourself, at least do it for your grandchildren. New research suggests that you can ac...

One Word Could Hold the Key to Health and Happiness

HopeLab | Posted 04.24.2015 | Healthy Living
HopeLab

If the word is new to you, it might sound like a style of electronic dance music or a pharmaceutical. No, eudaimonia can't be downloaded from the cloud or packaged in a pill. But eudaimonia is a remarkable type of experience that can improve health and well-being, for yourself and others.

Are You a Scaredy-Cat Writer? 3 Life Lessons to Give You Courage

Holly Robinson | Posted 04.24.2015 | Books
Holly Robinson

I wrote more, much more, after I had children than I did before, even though I had far less time. When I was young and single, I squandered my hours. There was always a concert to go to, or a movie, or maybe I just felt like lying around and watching television.

Respect Your Limits: How to Make Healthy Boundaries a Non-Negotiable

meQuilibrium | Posted 04.23.2015 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

By Jan Bruce In honor of Stress Awareness Month, we've made it our goal to strengthen your resilience ("Do this") and hold the line against stress ("...

The Conscious Guide to Overcoming Anxiety

Neil Seligman | Posted 04.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Neil Seligman

How many of us can say we never experience anxiety at some stage of our day? None! We all experience anxiety, particularly if we fulfill multiple ro...

Silence Is Golden

Robyn Brentano | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Robyn Brentano

It probably isn't a coincidence that we are learning about the benefits of silence and meditation just at the moment that the world is becoming noisier and busier than ever. However, it is one thing to hear this, read this, and know this fundamental truth in an abstract way.

5 Important Things Divorce Taught Me About Myself

Lisa Doust | Posted 04.21.2015 | Divorce
Lisa Doust

Even though it took me a long time to recover from my heartbreak, the experience has definitely given me inner reserves of strength and deepened my empathy. When the going gets tough, I know I'm capable of pushing through all obstacles.

Learning Resilience From Hillary Clinton

Dr. Deana Murphy | Posted 04.17.2015 | Women
Dr. Deana Murphy

She is a leader who won't back down. At the pinnacle of her global recognition, now Hillary is seeking to make history with seeking again the highest job in the land. She is a resilient female leader.