But in a second scenario, men were given an intelligence test and then told they were about to meet a woman who had done
According to a new study, mothers report more stress and fatigue than their male counterparts.
In summary, the passion and persistence of grit motivates and carries us over rough seas like a well-made surfboard. We can think of an absence of effort like a crack in our surfboard that needs repair.
Although we can't undo the past, we can recognize a derailment and take action to get back on track.
"What I wouldn't give for a moment of peace and calm." This was the thought I had a few days ago on a particularly hectic day running errands, running my business, and parenting my four-and-a-half month old.
Many of the answers, not surprisingly, focus on the hardships of trying to maintain a healthy relationship under the specter of depression. Some wrote about how one person's depressive symptoms can trigger the other's.
There's something about this explanation that feels just a little unsatisfying. Phlegm, after all, isn't nearly as widely maligned. Damp doesn't inspire the same sense of squeamishness in so many people. There has to be something else at play.
The questions to ask is: What uproots and what anchors us? Discovering the answer and following the steps that connect and stabilize us, may prevent the treacherous state.
Time and again, studies have shown that performing simple gratitude exercises, like keeping a gratitude diary or writing letters of thanks, can bring a range of benefits, such as feelings of increased well-being and reduced depression, that often linger well after the exercises are finished.