Emotional health can lead to success in work, relationships and health. In the past, researchers believed that success made people happy. Newer research reveals that it’s the other way around. Happy people are more likely to work toward goals, find the resources they need and attract others with their energy and optimism — key building blocks of success.
What You Can Do
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Research shows hardiness is the key to the resiliency for not only surviving, but also thriving, under stress. Hardiness enhances performance, leadership, conduct, stamina, mood and both physical and mental health.
The Road to Resilience
Learn how to develop and use a personal strategy for enhancing resilience despite challenging life experiences.
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April 6, 2015, CNN
Why loneliness is a growing public health concern
March 21, 2015, Huffington Post
Loneliness and isolation are as bad for you as obesity
March 12, 2015, Huffington Post
The science of protecting people’s feelings: why we pretend all opinions are equal
March 10, 2015, The Washington Post
Too much Facebook leads to depression
March 2, 2015, CNN
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