Resilience and Support from Others

What happens if you’re working to develop your resilience but you have a home life that isn’t conducive to it? A 2015 study of teenagers in war-torn northern Jordan who underwent resilience training showed that levels of the stress hormone cortisol moderated significantly although their social support levels didn’t strengthen. Those with supportive communities and… Read More

A Former POW on Relationships

The instructive clip below featuring Robert H. Shumaker, a prisoner of war in Vietnam who became a US Navy Rear Admiral, and the others in the playlist are from a PBS series that ran a few years ago. The episodes aren’t online but are available for purchase at the link below. https://shop.pbs.org/this-emotional-life-dvd/product/TEMO601 Playlist link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLF84137964A25BC21&v=7ybe5GkMLyg