Monthly Archives: August 2013

The Magic of Small Changes

There is an unusual poem by award-winning poet, Mona van Duyn, which illustrates some key aspects of resilience. Please read the poem. I know that many people do not like poetry, and see the core of it as rhyming. This … Continue reading

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Suppression of Emotions, Positive or Negative, Increases Your Body’s Stress Burden

Up until now we have discussed the value of expressing emotions when you are distressed. When you become clear about your feelings and safely express them, it has a calming effect. Expressiveness is a wonderful tool for self-soothing. Do the … Continue reading

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