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Resiliency

17 Inspiring Quotes On Getting Through Tough Times (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

No one's life is a smooth sail; we all come into stormy weather. But it's this adversity -- and more specifically, our resilience -- that makes us st...

Bouncing Back From the Disaster in the Gulf

Byron Kennard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Byron Kennard

The Gulf oil spill is yet another grim reminder that our society's reliance on highly complex and centralized energy systems renders us highly vulnerable. In fact, there seems to be a correlation: the more complex and centralized a system, the more vulnerable it becomes.

Just Listen: Why Unplug and Recharge When You Can Exhale?

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

My view is that if it's "listening" to so much from so many directions that overloads us, the best way to really recharge is to be listened to in a way in which we not only vent our frustrations, but emotionally exhale.

Resiliency In The Face Of Divorce

Chris Hadsall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Chris Hadsall

Life's not a sprint, it's a marathon. It's highs and lows, peak performance and hitting the wall only to feel the elation of crossing the finish line. Then swearing to yourself you'll never do that again, but you do.

How To Thrive In The Face Of Adversity, Setbacks And Losses

Karen Salmansohn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Salmansohn

It felt particularly weird to be in a so-called victim position, because I am an optimistic self-help book author, not a helpless little twig being tossed topsy and turvy in the winds of uncontrollable fate.

Vets with PTSD: When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again--Tell Him to 'Think Positively

Bryant Welch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bryant Welch

Johnny was a Vietnam War vet and one of my first patients. There was no question his life as a "normal young American," much less his life as a robust young Marine, was over.

Resiliency Tips From The 100+ Crowd

Kari Henley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kari Henley

This week I decided to explore the "centenarians" - people living to be over 100 years old, for clues to resiliency and joie de vive.

The 10 Paradoxical Commandments

Karen Salmansohn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Salmansohn

I discovered the below "Paradoxical Commandments" by Dr. Kent Keith in researching for my Bounce Back Book, and wanted to share -- as they are definit...

The Joy Of Following A Turquoise Brick Road

Karen Salmansohn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Salmansohn

Some of the roads we take in life are far more problematic -- have many more lions and tigers and bears, oh my. In fact, if I'd been with Dorothy on...