Tag Archives: stress

This Is Why You Feel Awful

Ever heard of ‘surge capacity’?  Surge capacity (coined by  Ann Masten, PhD, a psychologist and professor of child development at the University of Minnesota) is a collection of adaptive systems — mental and physical — that humans draw on for … Continue reading

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This Too Shall Pass

I heard a story recently about the fabled King Solomon.  He had a boastful solider who announced that he could find anything that the King required, anywhere on earth.  The King decided that the solider needed more humility so he … Continue reading

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The Gifts of Vulnerability

Recently I heard a story that reminded me how important it is to allow yourself to be vulnerable.  What?!  That sounds like bad advice on the face of it and it IS important to know when to have proper boundaries.  … Continue reading

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What If We Stopped Calling Each Other ‘Stupid’?

One thing I have noticed people doing especially on social media is creating a lot of distance and disconnection by chronically referring to anyone that doesn’t believe as we do ‘stupid’.  I have caught myself doing this too. ‘They’ are … Continue reading

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