Turning Adversity into Creative Growth

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There’s little doubt that trauma can be immensely painful, often leaving deep emotional and psychological scars long after the stressful experience has passed. But can there be a silver lining?

“In recent years, psychologists have become increasingly interested in the positive life changes that accompany highly stressful life events, such as being diagnosed with a chronic or terminal illness, losing a loved one, or sexual assault. This phenomenon has been referred to as posttraumatic growth…” See link below

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/beautiful-minds/2013/05/06/turning-adversity-into-creative-growth/  

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2 responses to “Turning Adversity into Creative Growth

  1. Reblogged this on Free psychology and commented:

    Fascinating research work…

  2. Reblogged this on Theresa Buoy and commented:
    It’s like alchemy, you have the power within to transform anything into something useful and positive for your life!

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