Tag Archives: stress

Sail on

I woke up this morning and I found out that I did not get the Fulbright. Gasp, I know. Whenever you read the words “I regret to inform you” in the beginning of a letter and then “please do not … Continue reading

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Self Complexity Vs. Authenticity

A certain researcher (Linville) posits the theory that self-complexity can buffer the negative effects of stress. She defines self-complexity as a trait describing someone who has many different self-definitions (or self-aspects) related to his/her identity. This would mean that the … Continue reading

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Rumination

I am really tired tonight, folks, and my writing may reflect that. I thought that I would briefly mention rumination before retiring to bed for the night. Rumination is the term for a concept with which most people are familiar. … Continue reading

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FLOW

“The best moments in our lives are not the passive, receptive, relaxing times… The best moments usually occur if a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile.” ~ Mihaly … Continue reading

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