Practices for Recovering Resilience

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Bouncing Back Continues to Evolve

Bouncing Back: Rewiring Your Brain For Maximum Resilience and Well-Being has arrived in bookstores; it’s more than amazing to hold my heart and soul in my hands. And to recommend that […]

Play and Laughter for Well-Being

The absence of play and laughter predicts divorce far more consistently than the presence of outright animosity. – John Gottmann, PhD, director of the Gottmann Institute for Researching and Restoring […]

Creating a Circle of Support

Creating A Circle of Support

(The exercise below is excerpted from Chapter 5: Five Practices to Accelerate Brain Change in Bouncing Back: Rewiring Your Brain for Maximum Resilience and Well-Being.  May it be useful to […]

Setting Limits and Boundaries

(Bouncing Back: Rewiring Your Brain for Maximum Resilience and Well-Being is on its way to bookstores (April 17). Below is an exercise from Chapter 9: Developing Relational Intelligence.) Ask a […]

Repairing a Rupture

Researchers have discovered that even in “good enough” close relationships, we spend about one-third of the time in actual relating (attuned connection), about one-third in rupture (mis-attuned or disrupted connection) […]

From Retirement to Renaissance

From retirement to Renaissance is a phrase from Michael Gelb’s book Brain Power: Improve Your Mind as You Age that inspires me greatly. How to foster vitality, creativity, and active […]

Self-Acceptance Project

Sounds True is offering a free, 12-week webinar series on Self-Acceptance: Finding Our Sense of Fundamental Worthiness, easy to stream or download. Tami Simon interviews leading teachers and authors on […]

Self-Compassion for Couples

(This exercise spontaneously emerged in a couples therapy session last night.) Elements: A 20-second full-body hug is enough to activate the release of oxytocin, according to Stan Tatkin at UCLA, […]

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