How Can Resilience Impact Health?
, Resilience

How we handle adversity can have big effect on how adverse events affect us. In light of this, researchers have turned their attention to resilience,…

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How-Tos for Savoring the Joys in Life
, Guest Contributors, Health & Wellness, Jennifer Smith, Resilience

How do you respond during positive experiences in your life? Sometimes, in the midst of a happy moment, we are already focused on the next…

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Reflections on Aging, Irony & Wisdom

“Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.”—Charlie Chaplin To paraphrase the wise comedian, life is ironic—a paradox that sometimes…

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Does Having a Sense of Purpose Affect Longevity?
, Health & Wellness, Resilience

Previous studies have led researchers to consider having a purpose in life as an indicator of healthy aging. One reason for this was the association…

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Why Are Older Adults So Happy?
, Guest Contributors, Health & Wellness, Jordan Stein, Resilience

Their bodies and minds are slowly deteriorating, yet research consistently finds that older adults say they’re happier on average than people half their age. So,…

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Cumulative Lifetime Adversity and Resilience
, Resilience

A recent study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology lends a fresh perspective to Friedrich Nietzsche’s famous quote, “That which does not…

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