How To Be More Resilient

What is most likely to be an overlooked story from nytimes.com summarizes how to become better at dealing with stressful situations.

Some people are just genetically tougher. But you can train your brain to better handle stress. Dr. Friedman is a psychiatrist and a contributing opinion writer. As a psychiatrist, I’ve long wondered why some people get ill in the face of stress and adversity — either mentally or physically — while others rarely succumb. New research suggests that one possible answer can be found in the brain’s so-called central executive network, which helps regulate emotions, thinking and behavior. In a study published last month, Gregory Miller, a psychologist at Northwestern University, and colleagues there and elsewhere used M.R.I. read more…

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