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Post Traumatic Growth

Opportunities for Growth Following Tragedy Dealing with tragedy will always be a tough pill to swallow. When someone goes through a traumatic experience it can seem like the world is ending. How can someone cope with great loss? How can someone find love again after betrayal? These questions seem unanswerable when going through tragedy, but as cliché, as it may sound, there is always a silver lining that’s Post Traumatic Growth.  When experiencing a tragedy in life you have to allow yourself to go through and feel each emotion. Sometimes that entails reliving the trauma over and over in your head. Once the emotional roller coaster starts to slow, the next step is accepting that you can’t change what has happened. Many people who live through trauma struggle to try and move on and relive the moments day after day. This can be unhealthy and many may suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) when they can’t accept the tragedy.  It is okay to let yourself accept and feel, but we can not dwell on how we can change the past. When you let yourself let go and begin to move forward, this is called post-traumatic growth (PTG). You have to… 

What Is Courage and How Can You be Courageous?

What is Courage? Courage is a scary term for many people. They link it with fear and the unknown. It actually is a scary thing to face the most difficult things in life with bravery, but it can be done. We’ve got all you need to know how to be courageous in today’s crazy world. The act of being courageous is simply the ability to rise above something that is difficult even when you fear the risk. You might be terrified, but you face your fears. Courage is rising above the opposition to climb to the top. It’s one of the most important assets in life because it helps prove to yourself that you’re a winner in life. The good news about courage is it’s in all of us. It’s a muscle you exercise and build. You might not be born fearless, but you can get there with practice. How Can You Be Courageous? There are many different ways to show off your courage. These can be the smallest things like jumping off a high dive or the largest things like quitting a job for moral reasons. We have many different ways to show courage in everyday life. Be Courageous…