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Being Ambitious is Making you Less Fun to be Around

Being Overambitious is Making You Less Fun to Be Around

In the pursuit of ambition, you can end up sacrificing more than you may care to admit. You can end up losing your inherent sense of curiosity and gratitude for life. As you wear yourself down, a perpetual angst can … Continue reading

How Stress Damages Your Health, plus Ways to Build Up Your Resilience

“The human capacity for burden is like bamboo – far more flexible than you’d ever believe at first glance.” – Jodi Picoult The life I live often results in hearing things like “I could never do [that]” or “I don’t … Continue reading

The Key to Resilience: Remembering to Stay Connected

Resilience is the ability to bounce back in the wake of challenges, adversity, and often withering stress. Continue reading

4 Steps to Building Greater Resilience

I’ve been lucky enough to have support from friends, and therapy was also invaluable, but what ultimately helped me through the tougher times was resilience. Continue reading

The Foundation of You: From Sorrow to Resilience

If the title of this article called to you, know that your stories are not who you are. They do not define the person you are, rather they are vital understandings we must experience in life. Continue reading

4 Ways to Stay Resilient that I Learned from My Dog

I have never been an easygoing person. Not once has anyone ever described me as laid back. I always assumed it wasn’t in my DNA to be calm and peaceful. When things went wrong, it destroyed me. I had coping skills, but they weren’t effective, unless you consider drowning your sorrows in bottles of wine and pans of brownies healthy. Sad but true, when things didn’t go my way or my expectations weren’t met, I felt desperately inept at holding myself together.
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