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Holding A Grudge Is Bad for Your Health

Lee Daniel Kravetz | Posted 05.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Lee Daniel Kravetz

It seems obvious that unforgiveness is bad for mental health -- it's highly unpleasant to harbor anger or hurt for prolonged periods of time. But aren't some truly horrible things simply unforgiveable?

A New Lens on Infertility (and the Art of Healing)

Lee Daniel Kravetz | Posted 01.18.2015 | Women
Lee Daniel Kravetz

Artists expressing suffering through their work is nothing new. Some would say it's one of the art world's oldest traditions. Art therapy is also nothing new. But, recent years have seen an uptick in the number of exhibits combining the two in innovative and meaningful ways.

4 Ways Businesses, Like People, Can Be More Resilient

Lee Daniel Kravetz | Posted 11.08.2014 | Business
Lee Daniel Kravetz

Suffering through at least some setbacks and failures is an unavoidable reality for many, if not most people wishing to build businesses. Decades of research in the field of psychology shows us what helps individuals to be resilience in the face of adversity and trauma.

One Of The Most Powerful Factors In Overcoming Trauma And Loss

OWN | Posted 08.06.2014 | OWN

Everyone deals with trauma and loss differently. Some mourn in solitude, some find comfort in close family, and others express their grief publicly on...

Monty Python's Life of Brian Turns 25 (And Gives Some Bad Advice)

Lee Daniel Kravetz | Posted 09.17.2014 | Entertainment
Lee Daniel Kravetz

There's nothing inherently bad about thinking positive, yet to do so at the expense of denying reality is potentially damaging.

5 Things Truly Resilient People Do Differently

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.08.2014 | Home

Humans have a remarkable capacity for resilience. Over and over, we hear stories of people who, after trauma and adversity, pick themselves up, put th...

How The Darkest Moments Can Lead To Life's Greatest Success

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.26.2014 | Healthy Living

In a traumatic event, we have two options: We can either crumble under the stress and devastation of what is happening, or we can choose to overcome a...

What War Memorials Get Wrong

Lee Daniel Kravetz | Posted 08.12.2014 | Impact
Lee Daniel Kravetz

It's tremendously hard to believe that two decades have passed since the genocide in Rwanda. This is the topic of conversation with a friend named Clemantine Wamariya one recent afternoon in San Francisco.

Science Catches Up to What Authors Have Known Since the Age of Shakespeare: Writing Is Therapeutic

Lee Daniel Kravetz | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Lee Daniel Kravetz

Narcissism aside, there may be some very good reasons for people's natural urge to tell their personal stories.