resilience

Help Your Children Build Resiliency

Posted by the T2 Public Affairs Office on September 28, 2017

Moving to a new state or country. Starting classes in a new school. A mom or dad leaving home for a deployment.

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4 Hard-Won Tips for Managing Stress

Author: Rebecca Fraynt is a psychologist at the National Center for Telehealth & Technology

In the last year, my husband and I had a baby, and flipped and sold a house, so we’ve become quite familiar with stress. (I wasn’t sure whether being asked to write a blog on stress management and resilience was an attempt at irony or a compliment!) Either way, here are a few things I’ve learned about how to stay sane (at least partially) when life throws you a few challenges:

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7 random acts of kindness that can strengthen your relationship

Author: Kelly Ehasz is a social media, marketing and communications specialist under contract with the National Center for Telehealth & Technology (T2).

The third week of February is Random Acts of Kindness Week. Smack dab in the middle of RAK Week (today, in fact) is Random Acts of Kindness Day. Doing RAKs for strangers this week is great. But do you know what’s just as great? RAKs for your spouse (or any relationship, really). February is also Relationship Wellness Month, after all.

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Understanding Gratitude

Understanding Gratitude

Understanding Resilience

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Resilience helps you through the challenges in life ; it allows you to bounce back from stressful situations and also reduces the initial impact of stress. But Resilience is not something that you either “have” or “don’t have”.

Realistic Thinking

Realistic Thinking

Realistic Thinking is a key component of Resilience. It requires that your assumptions and beliefs about life don’t interfere with your ability to accurately see the world.

Generosity

Generosity

Generosity is the act of giving of oneself for the purpose of benefiting others. Practicing generosity as a method for increasing personal resilience has effects on both health and psychological well-being.

Forgiveness

Assertiveness

Assertiveness

Assertiveness means standing up for yourself and your rights without feeling guilty. It means taking responsibility for getting your needs met while maintaining respect and consideration for others.

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