Emotional Resilience

How to Cultivate Emotional Resilience

On a normal Saturday afternoon in 2018, after their regular practice, the Wild Boars soccer team in northern Thailand decided to spend an hour exploring a nearby cave. One of their teammates was turning 17 and they wanted to do something special to celebrate his birthday. Carrying no food or water, they set out for what they thought would be a quick detour on their way home.
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Person holding compass

New Ways of Being

There is a story that I read in one of our Journey to Freedom classes that we offer at the Y that will stick with me forever, and is especially applicable to the current challenges we face.
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Hope Grows Here Decorated Window

Spread Hope with a Window Garden

These days, it can be hard to feel hopeful about the state of the world. With so many people in our community facing extraordinary challenges, it’s all the more important to be kind and supportive. One way you can help spread a message of hope in your neighborhood is to be a part of MultiCare Health System’s Hope Grows Here project.
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Spinach Salad

Helpful Ways to Improve Your Immune Response

At the Y, we’re here to help you lower your risk for serious illness or chronic disease. We’re also here to help you reclaim your health if you do become ill. While a healthy immune system may not be able to prevent you from becoming sick if you’re exposed to the coronavirus, it may help you fight off the illness and get you on the road to a speedy recovery.
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