Developing Resilience: 10 things-to-tell-yourself-when-life-knocks-you-down

http://blogs.psychcentral.com/bounce-back/2013/03/10-things-to-tell-yourself-when-life-knocks-you-down/.

 

I’ve been reading a lot lately about what protective factors can help us when we face trauma.  Whether its the personal  trauma of abuse, or the society  wide trauma of Sandy Hook or 9/11.  Two factors more than any other predict a lack of PTSD symptoms:  1) Finding meaning in the event, 2) Finding something that gives us strength in the event.

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