The 4 Steps to Post Traumatic Growth | Positive Psychology

Imagine for a moment that you are twenty-two years old, your entire life in front of you…and you’re headed for combat.

Maybe that’s not hard to imagine. You’ve been that kid headed off to war, scared out of your mind, not knowing what lies ahead. Most of us haven’t and we salute you for your service.

Before you go, you meet with a psychologist. It’s normal to do so. Their job is to prepare you for the horrors you’re about to face and, eventually, the return home. The psychologist tells you that when you return, there are only two options:

Return “normal.”

Return with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

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This well-intentioned psychologist has pigeon-holed this impressionable kid into forming only two paths in his mental map, average and bad.

We do the same things to ourselves.

The (Almost) Guaranteed Way to Divorce-Proof Your Marriage

Can you imagine if we reduced the divorce rate in America by 99.999%?

We’ve all heard that approximately 50% of marriages in the U.S. end in the divorce. But what if it was only 0.001%?

If you’re married and want to stay married, you need to read this.

If you’re not married and want to have a successful marriage, don’t gloss over this. You need to know this for when you do get married. It will improve your chances of staying happily married by a factor of 500,000 (seriously).

How to Divorce-Proof Your Marriage
So I’ll cut straight to the chase.

50% of all marriages fail. But there is something you can do to reduce that chance to 0.001%:

Pray together.

No really, that’s it. No classes. No books. You don’t have to buy anything or set aside hours a day to talk. Just pray together.