Category Archives: Resilience

6 Tips for Managing Difficult Emotions During the Holidays

There is no shortage of information written about coping with the holiday season.  That’s because there’s no shortage of people feeling extra stress this time of year.  Yet many people will cower in the darkness of an emotional corner before reaching … Continue reading

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Christmas – A Celebration of Grace

The last thing I wanted to think about on the morning of Christmas Eve was death. Yet there I was, driving into the city to run an errand, tears streaming down my face, missing my mom. Resisting the reality that … Continue reading

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When Grief and Celebration Collide

This week is the celebration of Christmas for many in the world.  It’s also a week that, for some we call Gold Star families, will be cloaked in grief and loss.  Six American soldiers were killed by suicide bomb in … Continue reading

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On Resilience

by L. Chris Cannida, June 7, 2015 – Resilience. What does it look like? What does it feel like? There are few words to describe the day I witnessed resilience in a most profound way. Whenever I consider the capacity to withstand hardship … Continue reading

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Begin Again with the Gift of Resilience

written by L. Chris Cannida, LPC – January 1, 2015 Every soul can have its own Springtime. Everyone can begin again. The dead of winter has set in where I live.  While I appreciate the seasons, the seemingly endless dark clouds, … Continue reading

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