Category Archives: Death & Dying

How Vulnerable Are You to Stress?




Mark from 1 (almost always) to 5 (never), according to how much of the time each statement applies to you. ___ 1. I eat at least one hot, balanced meal a day. ___ 2. I get 7 to 8 hours … Continue reading

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Example of Resilience




Thought this was an excellent example of resilience! Be like a duck. Calm on the surface, but always paddling like the dickens underneath. ~ Michael Caine

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The Road to Resilience




How do people deal with difficult events that change their lives?¬†Accident, serious illness,¬†death of a loved one, loss of a job,¬†castatrophic weather conditions, and other traumatic events: these are all examples of distressing life experiences. A lot of people react … Continue reading

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