There are ways to temper your toughest critic and take constructive control of your feelings.
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Jamie D. Aten Ph.D.
In this interview, Dr. Victor Counted unpacks the connection between place and resilience and how developing a strong sense of place can be a strategy for building resilience.
In the wake of yet another mass shooting, these resources can help organizations and individuals care, prepare, and advocate well in support of survivors.
The science of salience shows how the attention being given to President Trump signing Bibles for survivors of the Alabama tornadoes may be more about psychology than theology.
Did you know colorectal cancer is the 2nd top deadliest cancer in the U.S.? How helping raise awareness unexpectedly helped me and might just help you or someone you love.
President Trump marks another relief visit by autographing sacred texts for Alabama tornado survivors.
In this interview, Dr. David Wang shares how character is the glue that binds positive attitudes and behavior with realism to help us move toward resilience.
What would you do if you found yourself living in a disaster zone? Katrina and cancer taught me finding a new normal is essential to living through suffering and hardships.
Not sure how to help after Sunday's deadly tornadoes? Advice from APA's Psychological Trauma Editor on recognizing and responding to PTSD.
As a disaster psychologist, I thought I understood survivor's guilt. Then I became a colon cancer survivor.
Do you know what to do in an extreme event? Psychological survival tips I learned that might just help save your life.
A growing body of research demonstrates the value of humility in leadership. In this interview, Dr. Bradley Owens shares from his research how humble leaders impact resilience.
Do you know how to lead amidst a crisis? It's time to rethink resilience leadership.
Research shows that spiritual struggles can lead to personal as well as spiritual growth. This interview with Dr. Elizabeth Krumrei Mancuso explores resilience & spiritual coping.
Feel helpless and unsure how to help after the Aurora mass shooting? Start by being a friend.
Anniversaries of traumatic events can be challenging. Here are five actions that could help.
Dr. Jennifer Ripley shares about the good, the bad, and the messy of relationships and how couples can move together toward resilience.
In this interview, Dr. Thomas Plante gives insight on the connection between physical health and resilience and how to cultivate health habits to live more resiliently.
Practicing self-compassion can help us cope with suffering, according to Dr. Joshua Knabb. In this interview, he explains the importance of self-compassion in resilience.
In this interview, Dr. Laura Shannonhouse shares insights on cultivating hope and finding a new "normal" after a tragedy or disaster.
In this interview, Dr. Daryl Van Tongeren explains how spiritual fortitude offers a helpful framework as we move through suffering and how we can foster it in ourselves and others.
What is suffering and how do we cope with it? This interview with researcher Dr. M. Elizabeth Lewis Hall explores the connections between suffering, pain, and meaning-making.
Jamie Aten, Ph.D. is founder and executive director of the Humanitarian Disaster Institute at Wheaton College.