Tag: Resilience

 

Tag: Resilience

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Richard J. Davidson at Mindfulness & Well-Being at Work

Articles: The Four Keys to Well-Being

By Richard J. Davidson | March 21, 2016

Dr. Richard Davidson explains that well-being is a skill that can be practiced and strengthened.

 
HarperOne, 2016, 224 pages

Articles: Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time

By Kira M. Newman | March 1, 2016

The new book “The Happiness Track” explains how to use the science of happiness to preserve your energy and be more productive.

 

Articles: How Love Can Survive Death

By Kira M. Newman | February 12, 2016

According to a new study, the link between two partners’ well-being isn’t weakened when one passes away.

 
Dr. Richard Davidson, founder of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, explains what he sees as the four science-based keys to well-being.

Videos and Podcasts: The Four Constituents of Well-Being

By Richard J. Davidson | January 29, 2016

Dr. Richard Davidson, founder of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, explains what he sees as the four science-based keys to well-being.

 
Read our review of Modern Romance.

Articles: Our Favorite Books of 2015

By Jill Suttie, Diana Divecha, Jeremy Adam Smith | December 15, 2015

Greater Good's editors pick the most thought-provoking, important, or useful nonfiction books published this year on the science of a meaningful life.

 

Articles: Nine Tips for Talking to Kids about Trauma

By Kira M. Newman | November 30, 2015

After a tragedy like the Paris attacks, kids will have questions. How do we respond?

 
Elaine Wynn, right, chair of the board of directors for Communities In Schools, congratulates Talitha Halley. In the years since Halley fled Katrina, the organization helped her realize her goal of graduating from Howard University.

Articles: What Can We Learn about Resilience from the Children of Katrina?

By Peggy Barmore | July 10, 2015

Ten years after the trauma of the hurricane, a study finds that some students are having unexpected success.

 

Articles: How a Challenging Past Can Lead to a Happier Present

By Linda Graham | February 23, 2015

Recent research backs up Friedrich Nietzsche.

 
In a conversation from the Greater Good Gratitude Summit, Jack Kornfield talks with Brother David Steindl-Rast about how to cultivate gratitude, even in difficult circumstances.

Videos and Podcasts: Facing Difficulty with Gratitude

By Jack Kornfield | September 5, 2014

In a conversation from the Greater Good Gratitude Summit, Jack Kornfield talks with Brother David Steindl-Rast about how to cultivate gratitude, even in difficult circumstances.

 

Articles: Six Skillful Ways to Deal with Disaster

By Linda Graham | September 4, 2014

Practical tools and resources for helping cope with the challenges and crises of our lives.

 

Articles: Can Suffering Lead to Success?

By Jill Suttie | September 3, 2014

A new book explores when trauma triggers growth—and when it doesn't.

 
Carlos Arredondo, a bystander at the Boston Marathon who rushed to the aid of victims after the explosions.

Articles: Tips for Resilience in the Face of Horror

By Jason Marsh | April 16, 2013

After the Boston Marathon explosions, we are inundated with horrific images of violence and suffering. Here's how to protect our kids--and ourselves--from vicarious trauma.

 
New World Library, 2013, 431 pages

Articles: Building Resilience

By Jill Suttie | April 16, 2013

We all face adversity in life. A new book shows how to handle trouble and obstacles in a more positive and resilient way.

 

Articles: Resources for Helping Children Cope with Trauma

By Jason Marsh | December 17, 2012

 

Articles: Why People Are Not Feet

By Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton | June 4, 2012

What's the best way to help build the resilience of loved ones? Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton says care, not tough love, is the key.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: The Keys to Resilience

 

Articles: Self-Compassion Eases the Pain of a Divorce

By Melissa Janson | December 2, 2011

A new study suggests how people can heal from the end of their marriage.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Nurturing Moms Are Better than Money

 

Articles: Just One Thing: Have Compassion For Yourself

By Rick Hanson | November 8, 2011

Responding to another person's suffering is hard; responding to our own suffering can be harder. Rick Hanson explains how to foster self-compassion.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Why You Should Try to See Yourself as Resilient

 

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