Resilience Through Social Connection

When going through difficult times it is easy to let our social connections suffer.  Letting these connections weaken can interfere with recovery from stress. What can we do to maintain healthy social connections in stressful passages in life?  First the benefits.  Maintaining healthy social connections has been shown to have several well-being benefits. It can … Continue reading Resilience Through Social Connection

Tools for Tough Times: Shedding Stress

Why shed stress and harmful emotions? They have a negative impact on us physically, and that impact can build up over timeUnremitting stress, anger, anxiety, or bitterness can “rewire” our brains and predispose us to reactions that we neither want nor needIf left unmanaged and unresolved, they can damage our relationships at home, work, and … Continue reading Tools for Tough Times: Shedding Stress