domingo, maio 17, 2020

" the gift of adversity"

"people who have already experienced trauma can be expected to respond more readily and more powerfully to insults in the future. Emotional priming works like this: If the puppy makes a mess on the floor while you’re trying to prepare dinner for the 12 guests who will soon arrive, you’re more apt to yell at your six-year-old when she spills her milk. That effect goes away. In a little while, you won’t be so irritable.
He was planning ahead. He had a future in his mind, and good survivors always concentrate on the present but plan for the future.
put the experience away and went on with life. They were able to turn their minds away from the trauma and go on with other things. They had the advantage of having grown up during the Great Depression. They had the gift of adversity that Micki had."

Trechos retirados de “Surviving Survival: The Art and Science of Resilience” de Laurence Gonzales.

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