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Intelligent Optimism Increases Resiliency

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, June 18, 2018

The reality of today‚Äôs world seems to leave little room for optimism.  Almost every news story can lead because it does bleed. We hear of critical food shortages in Africa, daily gang deaths on city streets, the profiteering from child pornography, and the climatic disasters prompted by global warming. Health care costs move up faster than a hummingbird in flight and more children now spout profanities as a regular part of speech. With such negativity, no wonder a U.S. government survey found that depression afflicts one in 10 adults 14 days a month or more.  


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