How To Cope If An Accident Turns Your Life Upside Down

Accidents are unfortunate events that can turn a persons’ life upside down in a mere matter of minutes, causing major injury, stress and upset that can take months or even years to deal with and resolve. If an accident has recently turned your life upside down, then you may be dealing with a range of conflicting emotions and concerns that are all impacting your recovery time and healing process, such as what will happen you are unable to work. You may be asking who will pay the medical bills, or … [Read more...]

Emotional Intelligence, ‘missing link’ in Performance?

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the sole source of success—IQ. Decades of research now point to emotional intelligence as the critical factor that sets star performers apart from the rest of the pack. Emotional intelligence can be defined as the ability to … [Read more...]

From Babies to Branding, What is ‘Resiliency’?

Resilience is generally thought of as a “positive adaptation” after a stressful or adverse situation. In other words, resilience is one’s ability to bounce back from a negative experience. The Children Institute explains that, “resilience research is focused on studying those who engage in life with hope and humor despite devastating losses.” Resilience is that ineffable quality that allows some people to be knocked down by life and come back stronger than ever. Rather than letting failure … [Read more...]

Amanda Gore’s 14 Ways to ‘Stay Stressed’

For those of you with perfectionist tendencies, here is your dream list! Fourteen ways you can ensure you wake up stressed and stay that way all day! It’s a perfect recipe for relationship problems, career problems, future heart attacks and unhappy families. 1. Stop breathing – breathe shallow and high and you can be permanently tense. 2. Have an angry hostile heart – it will make you sick and ruin your life. 3. Imagine the worst. Whenever possible, say negative things to … [Read more...]

Strength is from within…after divorce – WOMEN in RECOVERY

  Strength is from within...after divorce   If you are recently divorced, you are facing many challenges, even if the divorce was your idea. You have the financial adjustment, adjustment to single parenting, possible conflicts with your former spouse, helping your children adjust to the visitation schedule, and the list goes on. If you are not a religious person, what source of strength do you draw from during those challenges? The answer may be something you have not considered … [Read more...]

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