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
Turning Lemons into Lemonade: Hardiness Helps People Turn Stressful Circumstances into Opportunities
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.
Communication tips for parents
Parenting is hard work, but there are things you can do to maintain a good connection with your children and keep the lines of communication open.
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March 31, 2014, BBC News
Optimistic women more likely to have healthy habits
March 28, 2014, Fox News
Emotions vented online are contagious
March 12, 2014, The Wall Street Journal
Dismissing kids' feelings can lead to emotional eating
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