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How the Worst Moments in Our Lives Make Us Who We Are

The link to Andrew Solomon’s 20-minute TED talk How the Worse Moments in Our Lives Make Us Who We Are arrived just as I was posting my May 22 Resources post on Gratitude for Bad Things That Don’t Happen. Sample wisdom from the talk: You need to take the traumas and make them part of […]

A Meaningful Life Is Healthier than a Happy One

I originally posted this research summary on January 16, 2014. My colleague and good friend Lisa Brookes Kift, MFT, posted it on her Love and Life Toolbox blog on March 19, 2014. I’m re-posting it now because the implications are still very timely, and to encourage you to search out the resources available on Lisa’s […]

A Meaningful Life Is Healthier than a Happy One

The Greater Good Science Center at U.C. Berkeley posts research findings every day about The Science of a Meaningful Life. (I encourage you to subscribe and avail yourself of this amazing resource for recovering resilience.) A recent post reported on a research recently published in the Journal of Positive Psychology that discovered significant differences between […]

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