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Resiliency

The ability to recover quickly from difficult situations; adapt well to adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or even significant sources of stress; and demonstrate positive responsiveness to challenging events.

November

Community Education

Join this free, month-long self-guided virtual program to help you improve your mental well-being through daily journaling. You will complete the journal daily on your own, and your entries will not be collected.

Having a positive outlook in life can help improve your mental well-being. Sharing kindness and being mindful support this positive shift. This community program is appropriate for adults and children. Feel free to share this program with friends and family, as well as teachers and other youth leaders.

Learn more about Discover Gratitude.

In The News

'Discover Gratitude' virtual challenge

Beginning Nov. 22, you can practice mindful thankfulness to boost spirits, feel happier and enhance overall health.

November 9, 2020

From The Blog

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5 tips to keep burnout at bay

We aren't programmed to go through life without rest, solitude or downtime. With everything going on, it’s easy to get blindsided by stress and burnout. Here are 5 tips for keeping burnout at bay.

Tiffany Casper DO By Tiffany Casper October 8, 2021
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Could you be depressed?

Do you always feel tired or not like "you" anymore? Have you lost interest in hobbies that you used to love? Learn about depression, and get tips to help you feel more like yourself.

Daniel Lynch, L.P.C. By Daniel Lynch October 7, 2021
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What parents need to know about college students and depression

Many college students struggle with depression or anxiety. As school resumes, be sure to talk about these conditions with your student, and brush up on symptoms and warning signs so you can step in with help, if needed.

September 7, 2021
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Practical ways to raise confident kids

Confident children believe in themselves and can face new challenges without fear. Learn why these are essential for a happy life and how parents can communicate self-worth using these 5 messages.

Maegen Storm CNP By Maegen Storm May 12, 2021
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Overcoming pandemic procrastination

If you find yourself surfing the internet or binge watching movies instead of focusing on work, you're not alone. Learn why you're procrastinating, and get tips to help you stay on task.

YaserDorriPhD By Yaser Dorri May 6, 2021
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How to create happiness

Happiness is a choice, and there are many ways to create it. Consider these questions and activities to boost your happiness.

Sissy Yang NP By Sissy Yang April 26, 2021
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5 tips for navigating changing holiday traditions

Your holiday traditions likely will be affected this year because of COVID-19 and family changes. Get 5 tips to help you enjoy the upcoming season and, perhaps, start new traditions.

Peter Reisner, M.D. By Peter Reisner November 20, 2020
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The space in between grief and growth

Growth is never easy, and it almost always requires pain along with joy. It is in the space between joy and sorrow that our hearts are strengthened and our bonds renewed.

November 6, 2020
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Calming your pain: Is it possible?

When you hurt your back, did you know the pain could be caused by any part of your body that is compressed, stretched or has reduced blood flow? Learn how you can calm pain.

Carol Gardner PT By Carol Gardner September 23, 2020
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Fostering resiliency in kids

Life happens, even for kids: bullying, school problems, hunger, problems at home, illness, divorce and the list goes on. Stress can affect children the same way it affects adults, so what can we do to help those kids in need of a little support?

July 13, 2020
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7 tips to live a happier life

Do you wake up feeling sluggish most mornings? Have caffeinated beverages become a necessity to help power you through the day? If this sounds familiar, it's time to ditch the quick fixes you rely on, and develop an energy management plan.

July 8, 2020
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Recovery slogans: More than a catchy phrase

Packing a world of wisdom, recovery slogans are easy to remember when you need to use them. Simply short instructions, the challenge begins actually putting them to work.

July 6, 2020