Author Archives: Project Resiliency

A Palm Tree’s Lesson in Resilience

By Dr.Stephen Trudeau Psychologist in Private practice, motivational Speaker. Author of the recently released book, Courage to Thrive: Triumph in the Face of Adversity, and Ted Talk speaker.   The mighty and imposing oak tree is strong and seemingly invincible, standing sometimes for hundreds of years. Yet fierce winds and driving… Read

Art invites empathy and identification with others

  Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder can be seriously debilitating, involving a whole host of physical, mental and emotional symptoms, including dulled responses to others and to the outside world. One way to alleviate such symptoms is through exposure to art. “Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder can be seriously debilitating” Art Exposure A museum… Read

Pain Relief with Mindfulness: The Safe Haven

By Michael W. Taft From his book The Mindful Geek: Secular Meditation for Smart Skeptics Published at Deconstructing Yourself I remember throwing out my back one time, which caused terrible pain in one leg. I went to doctors, chiropractors, took medications, all of which helped. But still as I was… Read

Proper Sleep & Healthy Mind-Body Balance

  A primer for natural treatment of sleep disorders By Matthew C. Popkin, M.D. Proper nutrition, regular exercise and getting enough restorative sleep are the most important things you can do to achieve optimal health and wellness. Getting a good night’s sleep is essential for feeling refreshed and energized to… Read