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In Katrina’s Aftermath, Psychologists Find Trauma as Well as Resilience

By Carolyn Gregoire — 2015

“Natural disasters and other traumatic events could be engines of growth.”

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An Introduction to Emotional Intelligence

The definition of emotional intelligence is the ability to recognize, differentiate, and manage our emotions and the emotions of others. The notion of emotions being important in our lives goes all the way back to the ancient Greeks.

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How to Bounce Back

Living with a disability can be stressful at times. Resilience is a term that describes how we cope with stress. By building up our resilience, we can stay more engaged in life.

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The Pandemic Brought Seismic Changes. They Changed With It.

From new forms of medicine to less wasteful business practices, many have adapted to Covid-19 in ways that have improved them, and society.

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‘A Story of Great Resilience’: After Fleeing Taliban, Stranded U of T Mississauga Student Turns to Profs for Help

Exam season is a stressful period for many students – but for Sana Hashim it was also the moment when her world was turned upside down.

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As Climate Worsens, Environmentalists Also Grapple with the Mental Toll of Activism

Today’s climate activists are driven by environmental worries that are increasingly more urgent, and which feel more personal.

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Posttraumatic Growth Proves You Can Be Stronger After Trauma

As a society, we think about mental health in binary terms. Either someone is OK or they are not.

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How veterans’ struggles can lead to post-traumatic growth

In the wake of repeated deployments, visible and invisible injuries, and repeated disconnection, our service members and their families are struggling ― struggling to be well, to connect, to feel, to adjust and to stay together.

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Wounded Veteran Shares Stories of Resilience

When Dave Roever was in the Navy during the Vietnam War, “resiliency” and “comprehensive soldier fitness” took a backseat to combat operations.

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Copley Marine Corps Veteran, Amputee Makes History at Boston Marathon

When Peter Keating took off from the starting line at the Boston Marathon, it was the realization of a dream come true, but he never imagined just how unique his 26.2-mile trek would be.

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Black Wall Street Today: The Community Was Not Destroyed

White masses, laced with anger and jealousy, armed with white supremacy, propaganda, and the powers afforded to them by the Jim Crow South, did carry out one of the worse incidents of racial violence in U.S. history.

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Post-Traumatic Growth