HEALTHY LIVING
08/24/2011 06:18 pm ET Updated Oct 24, 2011

Steps To Help You Thrive In Hard Times

By Amanda Enayati

Most anyone you stop on the street knows something about post-traumatic stress disorder, also referred to as PTSD. But mention post-traumatic growth and you are more likely than not to be met with blank stares.

Post-traumatic growth -- the ability not only to bounce back from adversity but also to flourish -- is an ever-present theme in most of our epic tales and spiritual traditions. And science is finally catching up.

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