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Finding compassion and meaning in struggle
Veronika Tait Ph.D.
Data on suicide is often ignored but can inform policymakers in key ways.
As we learn more about post-traumatic growth, more people will be able to experience meaning in suffering and expanded capacity for compassion.
I find it uncomfortable to bask in the comfort of my blessings, expanding my gratitude, while idly watching others unjustly suffer. What has gratitude compelled you to do?
Obstacles are so often seen as the stumbling blocks that keep us from what we want. Yet, those who have overcome great difficulties are frequently the ones worth listening to.
Let your adversity propel you toward empathy and understanding, rather than bitterness or lost hope.
On May 15, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham proposed to expand the number of days immigrant children can be detained with their families by ICE from 20 to 100.
Veronika Tait, Ph.D., is a social psychologist who teaches at two universities in Utah.