resilience

About 90 percent of adults with low incomes reported financial challenges, but 65 percent also said they were somewhat or very satisfied with their lives.
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Staying Sharp’s Building Resilience Challenge offers practical techniques and tips on building resilience in the face of life stressors.
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Most people know if they’re optimists or pessimists, but a study reveals how those perspectives happen at a physiological level.
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People usually develop resilience at a young age. And while sometimes finding the strength to push forward can be tough, it’s imperative for brain health.
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When Michelle Fishburne lost her job during the pandemic, she hit the road in her RV to connect with people from all walks of life across the U.S.
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Tapping into your reserves of mental toughness and inner strength — known as resilience — may help you feel more positive and in control.
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