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Resilience is the capacity to withstand traumatic and stressful experiences.

People who are resilient draw on strengths in themselves, their relationships, and their communities to help them overcome adversity. Resilient people often find meaning even in times of trouble and gain confidence from overcoming adversity. In this way, resilience can contribute to a deeply satisfying life.

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Life Time, Not Gym Time

Eight months into recovery and you find yourself, in so many ways, so much farther ahead than ever before.

Eat, Pray, Love Couchsurfing on a Shoestring!

Last Wednesday I attended an open house to learn more about the University of Santa Monica Spiritual Psychology Master’s Program (USM).

Deployment Diary: Beware of Hippos

It looks like someone has scattered Shrek’s ashes over Colonial Williamsburg. 

5 Lessons I Learned From My Vacuum Cleaner

Wisdom comes to us in many different ways.

“A Beautiful Ego”

Working in beauty with Clark’s Botanicals, most peoples’ concerns I encounter are with aging, losing that vitality we all had when we were nineteen or twenty, but keeping all of what we’ve learned since then.


The Tap Code

Your browser does not support the video tag. Bob Shumaker, a former POW in Vietnam, describes how he and his fellow prisoners developed...

Sorting out the good from the bad

 Your browser does not support the video tag. Dr. John Norcross on the dangers of self-help

We are what we choose to think

 Your browser does not support the video tag. Louise Hay, the best-selling self-help author who claims to have cured herself of cancer through...

A survivor’s story

 Your browser does not support the video tag. Michelle, diagnosed with ovarian cancer, struggles with the changes in her life. In addition to...

Remembering to exhale

 Your browser does not support the video tag. Dr. Michael Baime, director of the University of Pennsylvania Program for Stress Management, tells us...

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