The Resilience Interview with Lisa McKay
"It's fascinating to me that it took so long for Psychology to take a look at the concept of resilience. There was so much focus on trauma and stress rather ...
Lisa McKay is a psychologist, writer, and founder of the long distance relationship website Modern Love Long Distance. She specialises in teaching humanitarian workers about resilience, stress, and trauma. She has also published a novel, a memoir, and numerous essays. She currently lives in Port Vila, Vanuatu, with her husband and two young sons.
Her personal website can be found here: www.lisamckaywriting.com
The challenges of having a long-distance relationship can be found here:
Modern Love Long Distance: www.modernlovelongdistance.com
The essay I talk about during the interview is here: http://www.lisamckaywriting.com/good-will-come/
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