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Practices for Recovering Resilience

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The How of Happiness

Resilience remains at the top of my list as a capacity essential to living a conscious and fulfilling life. Now that the manuscript for Bouncing Back is on the assembly […]

Positive Emotions Build Resilience

“Positive Emotions Build Resilience” is Chapter 14 in Bouncing Back. In researching the neuroscience of how and why, I came across the original research findings of Barbara Frederickson, a psychologist […]

Imagine: How Creativity Works

The book Imagine: How Creativity Works is Jonah Lehrer’s newest exploration of how creativity and innovation happen in our brains, in our interactions with others, in how we structure learning […]

Compassionate Connection Deepens Resilience

Greetings! [a re-posting of the April 2008 e-newsletter.  Thank you for your patience!] The morning I sent out last month’s e-newsletter, Shifting Perspectives Leads to Resilience, a close friend’s sister-in-law […]

Reflections on Laughter

Greetings! BIG deadline coming up for Bouncing Back: Chapters One-Seven to the publisher by March 5, 2012. Hence, one new poetic offering, then a re-post appropriate to overcome disillusionment – […]

Do One Scary Thing a Day

“Do one thing every day that scares you” was the sage advice of Eleanor Roosevelt, a stellar role model of courage and resilience. Modern neuroscience is validating the very practical […]

The Relevance of Resonance

Throughout the year, we are subject to the power of shared experiences to “entrain” us in shared feelings and behaviors – we’re in a crowd of 20,000 fans yelling our […]