Welcome to The Resilient Option

Build a resilient brain skilled at handling change, managing stress, and experiencing authentic peace and happiness.

Let them talk

Dear friends, Do you know what is common between dark chocolate, surprises, gambling, winning in bingo, and meeting people who agree with us? Each of these experiences causes a surge in dopamine in our brain’s reward network. That surge in dopamine feels pleasing to us. Another activity that...

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Love yourself, like your pet does

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Happier: six ideas

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The 5:3:2 plan

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Your true worth

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Happier spaces

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How not to fail

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Who is redesigning your brain?

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Anchor in your primary identity

Dear friend, I had no idea how bad a singer I am until one day, while I was singing, my daughter started crying. She was crying because of how badly I was singing! (This is called the Dunning-Kruger effect — an illusion some unskilled people carry that they are very talented. I am sure you...

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Feeling good or feeling authentic

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