Resilience

  • How To Get Along With Parents
    How to Make Peace with Your Parents — And Just About Anybody Else How to Make Peace with Your Parents — And Just About Anybody Else

    How to Make Peace with Your Parents — And Just About Anybody Else

How to Make Peace with Your Parents — And Just About Anybody Else

“It’s always something or your mother,” as Wynona Judd is fond of saying.  I guess she should know.  She and her mother Naomi Judd were one of the most successful duos in country music history, and the backstory of their complicated relationship has been well documented on reality TV.  

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  • Heart Health
    How Resilience Protects Your Heart – Inside and Out How Resilience Protects Your Heart – Inside and Out

    How Resilience Protects Your Heart – Inside and Out

How Resilience Protects Your Heart – Inside and Out

“What’s your why?”

I knew that question would be a great ice-breaker at the American Heart Association event I was hosting.

The answers came quickly, and all of them were personal: names of relatives and friends who had survived — or not — from heart disease or stroke.  Some answers struck even closer to […]

By |April, 6th, 2019|Resilience|Comments Off on How Resilience Protects Your Heart – Inside and Out
  • journaling helps reduce stress
    Holiday Stress?  Write It Off. Holiday Stress?  Write It Off.

    Holiday Stress? Write It Off.

Holiday Stress? Write It Off.

The best part of showing up for the University of Louisville Depression Center Conference in November isn’t the continuing education credits.  It may sound strange, but I was invigorated and […]

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  • BUILDING RESILIENCE:  How to Get a Grip, Get Back Up and Go On BUILDING RESILIENCE:  How to Get a Grip, Get Back Up and Go On

    BUILDING RESILIENCE: How to Get a Grip, Get Back Up and Go On

BUILDING RESILIENCE: How to Get a Grip, Get Back Up and Go On

I recently had my first appointment with my new primary care physician.  As she scanned the medical history of my parents, she paused when she got to the cause of death.  “So… your father was … murdered?” (more…)

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