It has finally happened. You are adrift. A raft of badly lashed-together memories and a few fairly buoyant facts: That watercraft is you. But thanks to an article in The Brown Daily Herald, the Ivy League university's student paper, you are listing badly. You are at sea.
The early euphoria of finally being divorced has turned into a steady stream of stressors that has elevated my cortisol levels to a new high. But I'm managing because I know it will get easier and overall my children and I are happy and healthy.
In a profound sense, vulnerability is the path to self-reflection. It is at the moment you become emotionally honest that you are more conscious of listening and understanding. Once your suit of armor has been removed, you can bring choice, strength and opportunity to the stressors in life. So take a leap of faith and embrace the positive aspects of learning to be vulnerable.
If you have a difficult boss, you're not alone. I've been there, done that and lived to tell. According to a recent survey, 60 percent of respondents said their boss damaged their self-esteem and one-third said their supervisor didn't remain calm and constructive. Here are several ways to handle that tough boss.
When you're helping someone build resilience, you're a witness, guide, and resource while that person undergoes the struggle. What you want is for your teen to come through the academic pressure or the break up of a friendship with a stronger sense of self and belief in his or her abilities.
Thriving isn't exclusive to painting or poetry. It's whatever you are driven to be and do. What Maya Angelou modeled was a complete commitment to the expression of her wonderfulness. She showed what it looked like to thrive on a grand scale.
Addressing Workplace Stress: A Comprehensive Wellness Imperative for Individuals and Their Organizations
Identifying the most pronounced sources of stress in your life is rarely difficult. Understanding how multiple sources of stress in your life act in concert to create your own individualized risk and resiliency profile is more complex.
I pledge to de-stress my life, even if it's a handful of minor things that clutter my mind and leave me feeling weighed down.
This year there is a major therapeutic paradigm shift going on right before our eyes, as 2013 is the proverbial tipping point for acupuncture meridian tapping.