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Let's Talk About Vulnerability and Resiliency

Ann Fry | Posted 10.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Ann Fry

Perhaps you had a fairly easy and uncomplicated life -- grew up in a wonderful place, with an in-tact family, stayed in that place after completing school, created your career, started your own family and life is good. That's awesome. I admire you. However, for many others, it didn't go like that.

Bruises, Batteries and Beauty: Life Lessons From One Long Night

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

I recently found myself on a mountain in the middle of the night. Again. Unlike the last time, this event wasn't quite so...traumatic. Though this a...

Things You Learn When You're Lost on a Big, Fat Mountain

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Today's post is a bit different. It's a somewhat intense tale. Get ready. And please don't judge me. It begins after a good dose of "you can do it D...

The Problem With Being Menopausal In The Workplace

Julie Dargan | Posted 04.25.2015 | Fifty
Julie Dargan

Many successful career women are finding themselves somewhat discriminated against in the workplace in their 'middle years' as the symptoms of menopause start to appear. Women find themselves silently suffering symptoms such as hot flushes at work for fear of being stereotyped as 'old.'

The Good News About Being 'In Transition'

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 02.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

We do, however, have the power to determine how we respond to what befalls us. Each rupture in our life is fraught with opportunity for growth. Transformation involves a shift in our attitude or perspective that allows for the experience of new possibilities. Each transition provides a chance to come back to a truer version of who we are.

When Not Making the Team Is A Victory

Sarah Trillin | Posted 01.24.2015 | Parents
Sarah Trillin

No one wants to watch helplessly while his or her child is in pain. But everything we know about how we can help our children become resilient adults points to the fact that this is something that we have to be willing to do as parents.

What Is Long Island Sound Worth?

Kyle Rabin | Posted 11.25.2014 | New York
Kyle Rabin

Once called the "American Mediterranean" and more recently described as "The Urban Sea," Long Island Sound is considered one of North America's most urban yet biologically diverse estuaries.

L.A.'s Drought Response: An Open Letter to Mayor Garcetti and the Office of Sustainability

Lisa Novick | Posted 11.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Lisa Novick

We must respond to the urgency of drought and loss of biodiversity, and we must promote landscaping that feeds either people or wildlife. We don't have the water or the time to waste on anything else.

Five Ways to Cope With Unexpected Setbacks in Business

Ute Wieczorek-King | Posted 05.08.2014 | Small Business
Ute Wieczorek-King

In business, small things that appear outside your control can happen all the time, such as the awkward customer who is never happy regardless of what you do, or the company that's not paying your invoice despite frequent reminders.

Bend, Not Break: 9 Powerful Traits of Resilient People

Faisal Hoque | Posted 04.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Faisal Hoque

Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity, bending like bamboo instead of breaking. They possess a set of powerful traits.

From Columbine to Sandy Hook -- Building Resilience and Hope

Liz Carlston | Posted 09.01.2013 | Impact
Liz Carlston

In our very busy and cluttered lives, it's important to make time to consider how we can help the people around us. Frankly, it's comforting to know that there are people who, despite tragedy, have found a way to help themselves and those around them.

What Does It Mean To Be Resilient?

Kripalu | Posted 12.08.2012 | Healthy Living

In this video, Kripalu Healthy Living faculty member Maria Sirois, PsyD, shares her wisdom on the topic of resiliency and suggests ways to cultivate it in your daily life. Are you resilient? What does it mean to you to be flexible?

3 Ways To Shut Down The Anxiety Machine

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Sarah Elizabeth Richards When we build physical strength, we typically break down our muscles first -- causing tiny tears in their fibers so...

Building Resilience

Wendy Strgar | Posted 08.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Wendy Strgar

In the moments when life is falling apart, when our best laid plans are dashed and lying in a heap of disappointment, that we have the opportunity to grow more resilient. This deep inner work is one of the highest forms of love.

Joan Didion: Late in Life

Joe Woodward | Posted 03.11.2012 | Books
Joe Woodward

Beyond the raw details of her daughter's death, beyond her grasp to understand its aftermath and its applied metaphor, Blue Nights deals with the physical "dismantling" of Didion herself.