Binge Drinking – Taking Away Your Own Power

By Patricia O’Gorman, Ph.D. Author of The Resilient Woman: Mastering the 7 Steps to Personal Power (publication date 3/5/13) pre-order available through Amazon and Barnes & Noble Most women read “Excessive alcohol consumption is the third leading cause of preventable death in the United States and is a risk factor for many health and societal problems,” (1), and [...]

Christmas and Perfume

If ever there was a season celebrating resilience it is the Christmas Season.  As women, this season represents a virtual treasure trove of elements around which we build our resilience, because our resilience is built around our response to stress; and this is the season of stress, both good stress and the other kind. During [...]

Invitation to share your stories and ask questions about women, strength and resilience

Dear Friends, I am revising Dancing Backwards in High Heels: Women and Resilience due 3/13/2012 and I'd like your input.  Please post stories you'd like to share about women and how they use their strengths-- their resilience.  I encourage you to ask any questions you have about women handling the challenges that life hurls at them. [...]

By |September 29th, 2012|Categories: Information, resilience, strength, women|Comments Off on Invitation to share your stories and ask questions about women, strength and resilience

The Power of Resilience

  When tragedy strikes with the death of a loved one, a serious illness or a job loss, some people fall apart, while others adapt to such life-changing events more easily. Being resilient is what makes the difference. "Resilience is the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy or significant stress—it [...]

By |September 18th, 2012|Categories: healing, Information, resilience, trauma|Comments Off on The Power of Resilience
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