Resilient people proactively cultivate positive emotions like humor, gratitude and optimism. You don’t even have to find anything to be grateful for. The simple act of looking for the positive decreases the stress hormone cortisol by 23%. Just looking for something to appreciate increases serotonin and dopamine, the feel-good neurochemicals in most antidepressants.
You Are Stronger Than You ThinkYou Are Stronger Than You ThinkYou Are Stronger Than You Think A few years ago when I was preparing for a TEDTalk, my mom gave me a necklace with a quote from Christopher Robin (Winnie the Pooh) that said, “You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and…
What makes great relationships withstand the test of time? Resilience. Life offers couples all sorts of challenges, not to mention those everyday bumps in the road and stressors that can take their toll on a relationship.
This year is your chance to be kind to yourself, practice gratitude, and live your life on purpose. Here are 5 habits you can proactively cultivate to embrace your past, learn from your mistakes, and bask in the triumph of just how tough you really are!
Have you ever said, “Starting in January, I will…”? In December, a lot of people throw in the towel for the year. They wait until January rolls around to find that renewed sense of purpose and focus, only to have it dwindle as the year goes on. Priorities shift, circumstances change, and life always seems to somehow get in the way.