While we can't always control what we face in life, we can work to build our personal resiliency so that when we do face our challenges, we can respond in a way that works best for those we love.
Study: What Doesn't Kill You MAY Make You StrongerThis is one of my favorite quotes because it always resonated with me and helped me through tough times. Research from the University of Buffalo shows that some adversity does seem to make us stronger. Learn more about how much, and how it affects us, and find more resources for resiliency toward stress.
Marriage Can Be A Great Stress Relief ToolMarriage and solid romantic relationships can bring comfort from life's difficulties and stresses, and research bears this out in many ways. In this particular study, researchers found that married people and those in serious committed relationships tend to physically react less to stress. Learn exactly what they found, and find resources for strengthening relationships and using relationships for resiliency.
A Little Yoga Can Bring A Lot of Stress ReliefYoga has become a stress relief staple in recent years, but people may not know how effective yoga can be for overall stress management. Research shows that a relatively small amount of yoga can bring lasting benefits to mood and performance, and increased resilience to stress, and could bring real benefits to employers by reducing job stress and increasing productivity in workers. Learn how much yoga it takes, what benefits were discovered, and find resources on yoga for resiliency.
Exercise Can Bring Longer-Term Resilience Toward StressA little exercise can be a great way to blow off steam and relieve stress; regular exercise can create lasting stress relief. Researchers found that elite sportsmen showed significantly lower cortisol, heart rate, and state anxiety responses compared with untrained subjects. Learn more about that research and find resources on exercise for resiliency.
Happy People Are Resilient PeopleHappiness isn't just good for making life more enjoyable, it can help you to better manage stress and develop resiliency. According to a new study by a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill psychologist and colleagues, people who seed their life with frequent moments of positive emotions increase their resiliency against challenges. Read on for the particulars of the research and resources to build happiness and resiliency.
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