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Resilience

Why I Know What I Know...

Rumni Saha | Posted 05.31.2016 | Parents
Rumni Saha

When fall brought back its all-too-familiar chill, my little boy cheered; "I love this weather-- cool and crisp and oh so FUN!".

Following Sheryl Sandberg's Lead: How You Can Build Resilience

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Stress and adversity is a consistent theme of life. Simple tools will help you become more resilient to both the small and large adversities life throws your way.

As Hurricane Season Begins, Readying for the Next Big Storm

Wendi Weber | Posted 05.31.2016 | Green
Wendi Weber

Hurricane season officially starts June 1, and weather forecasters are predicting an active season for hurricanes and tropical storms. While people living along the Atlantic Coast are asking themselves, "Are we ready?," we in the conservation community are asking, "Are our coasts ready?"

How to Fake It 'Til You Make It (Or Become It)

meQuilibrium | Posted 05.26.2016 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

It's normal to feel overwhelmed or undeserving from time to time. The key is to recognize when these moments are happening--and to get out of your own way.

Phoenix Rising From Fire

Michaela Haas | Posted 05.25.2016 | Books
Michaela Haas

Thirty years ago, nine-year-old John O'Leary was rushed to the emergency room. As he lay in a hospital bed, he frantically wondered if he was about to die. He had suffered burns covering 100 percent of his body and was given less than one percent chance of survival.

The Commando Kid - An Exploration of Childhood Resilience

Scott Bryant-Comstock | Posted 05.25.2016 | Impact
Scott Bryant-Comstock

Quietly letting myself into the house, I tiptoe to Mom's bathroom and fill the commode tank with the jug of water so that Mom can freshen up before heading off to work.

7 Steps to Staying on Track When You Feel Like Throwing in the Towel

Lara Young | Posted 05.24.2016 | Business
Lara Young

Do you sometimes feel it would be easier to quit than to keep banging your head against the proverbial brick wall? You're not alone. We all have those moments when we feel like quitting.

Falling Forward to Achieve Success

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 05.17.2016 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

Do you ever look at "the lucky ones" in your sphere and ask, "How did they become so successful?" At first, it's tempting to slip into envy. But that...

Africa's Female Entrepreneurs Part II: Josephine Takundwa, Award-Winning Leader in Energy

O'Brien Browne | Posted 05.17.2016 | Business
O'Brien Browne

I continue this exciting series with the dynamic Josephine Takundwa, founder and CEO of Earthlink Technologies headquartered in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Iceland Succeeds at Reversing Teenage Substance Abuse The U.S. Should Follow Suit

Harvey B. Milkman, Ph.D. | Posted 05.11.2016 | World
Harvey B. Milkman, Ph.D.

Iceland may be the world's most progressive country at reducing teenage substance abuse. In the more than 4 decades that I have studied, researched an...

How to Swap a Bad Habit for a Good One

meQuilibrium | Posted 05.11.2016 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

by Kara Baskin We're constantly bombarded with "easy" ways to become better, fitter, and healthier. In reality, however, making new, positive habit...

Anatomy Of A Little League Game

Julianna W. Miner | Posted 05.05.2016 | Parents
Julianna W. Miner

I thought I'd share the experience of managing three kids and a Little League game on a school night, for those of you unfamiliar with it.

How a Single Flower Became My Greatest Teacher

Brian R. King | Posted 05.04.2016 | Business
Brian R. King

The way we learn to split things up into neat little categories serves a purpose, but can also make us lose sight of all the beauty life brings every moment.

3 Ways to Nurture Connections at Work

meQuilibrium | Posted 05.05.2016 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Here are three easy actions to give your co-worker connections a boost:

Your Mission: Getting to a Startup State of Mind

Ja-Naé Duane | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
Ja-Naé Duane

Stretching from the Bering Strait in Alaska to the Strait of Magellan in the Mexico, the Great Divide splits the United States, Canada, and Mexico int...

Yes, Your Teen is Going to College, But Are They Ready? Six Things to Stop Doing Right Now, and a Few to Start

Tamar Chansky | Posted 04.29.2016 | College
Tamar Chansky

Throw out the image of high school for a second and imagine instead your child were going backpacking in the Himalayas. Would you let them coast until the trip? Or would you insist they've got to break in those hiking boots?

Dear Cancer -- I Love You

Adam Piandes | Posted 04.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Adam Piandes

In the end, I believe I have two options moving forward: to fight or to love. The obvious choice for me is love.

3 Ways to Say No Without Guilt or Fear

meQuilibrium | Posted 04.27.2016 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

by Sarah Montana We all do it. We say yes when we know the ask will blow up our schedule, stress us out, or put us completely over the edge. But we d...

How to Worry Less: Anxiety Relief 101

meQuilibrium | Posted 04.20.2016 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

I've identified three common thinking traps that foster anxiety. The good news? Unwarranted anxiety doesn't have to be a way of life--each thinking trap has an escape plan.

5 Things I've Learned at SPA Day

Barbara McNally | Posted 04.19.2016 | Impact
Barbara McNally

Women never have it easy. We've made huge strides over the years and are no longer viewed as mere objects of beauty destined for homemaking. (That i...

How I Stayed Grateful During My First Year in a Hospital

Lisa Cox | Posted 04.19.2016 | Good News
Lisa Cox

I clearly remember the morning I woke up in the hospital and realized nine of my fingertips were going to be amputated. It was a few days after I'd been told my leg would be amputated and I was still emotionally raw from that news.

The Magic of Self-Renewal

Tom Morris | Posted 04.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tom Morris

How good are you at self-renewal? How good are the people on your team, or the members of your family? It's something worth thinking about, and cultivating.

Everything A Divorcee Needs to Know About That Horrible Anxiety: Yes We Know You Have It

Bill Douglas | Posted 04.13.2016 | Divorce
Bill Douglas

The newly divorced are clearly hit hard with a heavy burden, one of the results of which is often this hideous creature called anxiety.

From PTSD to Peace: An Inspirational Story

Dr. Gary Trosclair | Posted 04.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gary Trosclair

My role as a psychotherapist is not to advocate particular responses or causes. My point is that in order to recover from the large and small wars we all experience, we would all do well to follow Eric's example of using trauma as an opening for change.

Want to Raise Resilient Kids? A Navy SEAL Says Always Do This

Bill Murphy Jr. | Posted 04.13.2016 | Parents
Bill Murphy Jr.

Like any self-improvement program, increasing resiliency requires demonstrating a commitment. And if you hope to inspire others, such as your children, it's doubly important.