Did you know that 5.2 million adults suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in a given year?

A quick review of the infographic developed by the USC School of Social Work Virtual Academic Center (where I teach) will give you a quick lesson on what the causes are, what the symptoms are and how PTSD is treated. Please take a moment to review it—it just might be information you need for someone you care about.

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Martin Seligman in his new book Flourish says, “Human beings, ineluctably, want meaning and purpose in life.” The Meaningful Life, according to Seligman, involves “belonging to and serving something that you believe is bigger than yourself.”

In my coaching practice I promise to “help you to reach new heights.” By this I mean, new heights in your career and your personal life. It is my belief that reaching new heights involves achieving what Seligman describes as a “Meaningful Life.” When people understand their purpose in life, they are able to align their values with their efforts at work and at home, which allows them to make contributions that are important, or as Seligman says, to things that are “bigger than yourself.”

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