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Incarceration

How I Went From Federal Prison to Capitol Hill

Lawyer Christopher Poulos describes how sharing about his past and refusing to take no for an answer helped him succeed after being incarcerated.

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Resilience

A Guide to Grounded Hope

Writer and counseling psychologist Lee Daniel Kravetz describes five steps we can take to find realistic hope in the face of adversity.

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Divorce & Family Challenges

“I was left with a choice: be the real me or die.”

By Ashley Rea
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Divorce & Family Challenges

"Grief has overstayed his visit. I am done living in the dirt."

By Stephanie Sarazin
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Health, Illness & Injury

Now I have the perfect event to mark my 75th—Parkinson’s, be damned!

By Fiameta (Metty) Pellicer
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Resilience

Taking Back Joy

The guilt we feel after loss or trauma can prevent us from enjoying the things we love. But when we give ourselves permission to do what we love, we allow ourselves to reclaim joy in our lives.

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Grief & Loss

Lucy Kalanithi: What makes life worth living in the face of death

Dr. Lucy Kalanithi shares what she learned about life through her husband's illness and death—that 'being human doesn't happen despite suffering—it happens within it.'

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Incarceration

Catherine Hoke on Moving Beyond Incarceration

The founder of Defy Ventures, a nonprofit that provides training and leadership development to currently and formerly incarcerated Americans, talks about forgiveness, empathy, and why we all need a second chance.

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Resilience

Raising Resilient Kids

Kids are often more resilient than we think. There are concrete things we can do to help them build that resilience, including making sure they know they aren’t facing adversity alone.

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Resilience

Fighting Permanence

One way we build resilience is by fighting permanence, which is the belief that our grief or pain will last forever. Taking steps to remind ourselves that even the most painful feelings won’t always be so intense can help us find the strength to heal.

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Divorce & Family Challenges

“She just sat there and listened—and that meant a lot.”

By Leticia Pizarro Velilla
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Health, Illness & Injury

“Art helps me go to safe places.”

By Clyde R. Horn
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Resilience

Self-Confidence & Self-Compassion

When you treat yourself with the same kindness and understanding you’d show a friend, that’s self-compassion. When you believe in your abilities, that’s self-confidence. We can practice self-compassion and develop our self-confidence on a daily basis to build resilience.

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