Resiliency

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Building Your Resiliency: Part VII – Building Your Children’s Resiliency

by Brett & Kate McKay

This is the final part in a series designed to help you boost your resiliency. For the previous entries, see Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V, and Part VI. If you’ve been following along with our resiliency series, you probably know by now that it’s much easier to read and understand […]

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Building Your Resiliency: Part VI – Quit Catastrophizing

by Brett & Kate McKay

This is the sixth part in a series designed to help you boost your resiliency. For the previous entries, see Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, and Part V. When we began this series, I related how I became interested in the topic of resiliency while I was in law school. Every semester […]

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Building Your Resiliency: Part V – Recognizing and Utilizing Your Signature Strengths

by Brett & Kate McKay

Image from Von Asaider This is the fifth part in a series designed to help you boost your resiliency. For the previous entries, see Part I, Part II, Part III, and Part IV. Share When we first introduced the topic of resiliency, we discussed how it is both a reactive and an active quality, a […]

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Building Your Resiliency: Part IV – Iceberg Ahead!

by Brett & Kate McKay

Image from 10 Ninja Steves This is the fourth part in a series designed to help you boost your resiliency. For the previous entries, see Part I, Part II, and Part III. Have you ever reacted to something with an intensity of emotion that didn’t seem to match the circumstances of the event? The logical […]

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Building Your Resiliency: Part III – Taking Control of Your Life

by Brett & Kate McKay

This is the third part in a series designed to help you boost your resiliency. For the previous entries, see Part I and Part II. I know Part III is a little long, but there is so much great information on this subject that I really wanted to share with you. So go ahead and […]

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Building Your Resiliency: Part II – Avoiding Learned Helplessness and Changing Your Explanatory Style

by Brett & Kate McKay

This is the second part in a new series designed to help you boost your resiliency. For an introduction, see here. Starting in 1967, Dr. Martin Seligman began a series of experiments involving 3 groups of dogs. The first group of dogs were given electric shocks, but were able to press a panel with their […]

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Building Your Resiliency: Part I – An Introduction

by Brett & Kate McKay

How did you do on the hardihood quiz? Not so hot? Well join the club. There are a lot of virtues lacking in the current generation of men, but I think an argument can be made that our lack of resiliency is the most critical. And I say that as a man who has himself […]

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