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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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Acceptance: Finding The Gift In Depression

What acceptance can give us that bargaining won’t.

Depression During Life Transitions

It’s okay to feel depressed after a big change in your life.

Imperfection? Yes, please!

For lack of a better phrase, “It’s okay not to be okay.”

Instructions Never Included

I have decided at last to forgo my search for instructions.

Enough of the Fun House: Transform Your Optical Illusion

As we mature, we’re given the tools to deal with adversity.

Videos

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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