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.
Scientists weigh in on what can mend a broken heart
February 16, 2015, NPR
The truth about romantic love
February 13, 2015, The Wall Street Journal
Music improves health
February 2, 2015, Huffington Post
Happiness can be learned
January 23, 2015, The Huffington Post
Writing your way to happiness
January 19, 2015, The New York Times
Monitor on Psychology Articles
Unlocking the emotions of cancer
Why we cry
Emotions are top obstacle to weight loss, poll finds
Changing our brains, changing ourselves