Monthly Archives: August 2011

Controlling Distress and Boosting Success: The top 8 things you can do right now to build your personal resilience.

Debbie and I have been immersed in resilience training for decades, and we agreed to make a list of the top five or so actions we would recommend if someone asked us to outline a basic project to improve their … Continue reading

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Handling Distress: The Power of Optimism, Hope and a Problem-Solving Attitude.

Resilient people tend to take a problem-solving attitude toward stressful situations. That attitude is closely linked to optimism and hope, which are known to foster resilience. Let me explain by retelling a story from Sports Psychologist and Major League pitching … Continue reading

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