Power to the Peaceful

Stress resilience is a trending term today. Media say acceptance is a stress-resilient trait. For sure acceptance is something I’ve learned in my own life. Werner Erhard said, “Happiness is accepting what is.” I love exploring what it means to be happy. In today’s political climate, it’s important, I feel, to infuse the public conversation with what it means to be happy. Do you have tips and techniques that make people happier? Ghandi said, “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” I actually am happier when my actions are in complete alignment with what I think and say.

My father (may he rest in peace) always said to me, “The Bible teaches us, ‘This too shall pass’ ” but I wonder if breathing helps? Does stretching? How can I remain calm in the face of conflict.”

Did you ever think your tips would be useful to others?

What are your secrets to happiness? The media – and the public – would love to hear about it so include them in your media pitches. Then we can all practice stress resilience together. Breathe. Just breathe.

By |2016-11-09T14:40:13+00:00November 9th, 2016|

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Good Morning America Producer Mable Chan calls Michelle Tennant a “Five Star Publicist.” Tennant, a partner and executive publicist with Wasabi Publicity Inc., calls herself a “storyteller to the media.” Her passion is telling “truly good stories” and “exclusively representing people who make a positive difference in the world.” For 25+ years, media friends have solicited her help in crafting news stories by requesting sources, sound bites, and statistics. An award-winning writer, Michelle peppers campaigns with insight from her master’s degree in human development, BFA from a top 25 drama school, and expertise seeing PR transition from typewriters to Twitter. She’s either spinning stories or spinning at the gym. After hours, she savors the Smoky Mountains with her husband, Siberian Husky, and backyard chickens. Learn more about her work through her column at The Huffington Post. Check out the clients she's currently pitching at SearchPressKits.com.

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