“You come from resilient stock" is something my mom always told my sister and I growing up. It carries so much meaning to me and how I live my life that I have it tattooed (by JK5!) on my ribs.
According to new neurobiological research in Newsweek Magazine, specific patterns of brain activity can contribute to a person being resilient or not. What to do if you brain is not mapped for resilience? Thanks to mindfulness meditation (therapy) and neuroplasticity, you can change your emotional style. Read Richard J. Davidson’s article in Newsweek for more - here.
I am, as always, thankful for my mama who taught me to pick myself up and contributed to my pretty rad genetics. Thanks for the genes, mom! And thanks Ross for the Newsweek subscription. xo.