News Articles: July 2017
My friend, Joe Weghofer, is a keen surfer, so when he was told he’d never walk again, following a 20ft spine-shattering fall, it was just about the worst news he could have received. Yet, a month later, Joe managed to stand. A further month, and he was walking. Several years on, he is back in the water, a board beneath his feet. Joe has what people in the field of positive psychology call “grit”, and I believe surfing helped him develop this trait. This article by Rhi Willmot , PhD Researcher in Behavioural and Positive Psychology, Bangor University was originally published on The Conversation . Read the original article .
Publication date: 20 July 2017