Adaptability

Adaptability is working with the things you can change and making peace with the things you can’t. It’s looking for opportunities for growth in all of your experience, freeing you to discover solutions that you would never have seen when your mind and emotions were closed to possibilities.

Reflections on Gratitude in the Face of Adversity

Written by on September 18, 2017 in Adaptability, Emotional Mastery, Quotations with 10 Comments
Reflections on Gratitude in the Face of Adversity

Gratitude is one of the few feel-good concepts that even the most ardent naysayers of “positive thinking” are inclined to give a nod of approval. Aside from its virtuous character, there’s no shortage of scientific evidence that grateful people are happier, more resilient to stress, experience greater empathy, improved sleep and enhanced self-esteem. What’s not […]

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Reflections on Persevering With Purpose

Written by on July 3, 2017 in Adaptability, Sense of Purpose with 32 Comments
Reflections on Persevering With Purpose

~ Patience, persevering, and sense of purpose are constant themes when talking about resilience, especially when overcoming adversity or striving to achieve dreams and goals. It is that stick-to-itiveness – the motivation to not quit when the road gets tough – that ultimately makes the biggest difference in our lives. But it’s important to understand […]

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In Every Disappointment Lies Opportunity

Written by on June 26, 2017 in Adaptability, Self-Awareness with 39 Comments
In Every Disappointment Lies Opportunity

~ Wherever you have hopes or expectations, there is a risk of disappointment. You fell short of reaching an important goal; the bonus you were counting on didn’t come through. A trusted friend let you down, or someone you like didn’t return your feelings. Maybe you didn’t receive birthday wishes from someone you care about. You […]

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To Increase Your Adaptability Make It Personal

Written by on June 4, 2017 in Adaptability with 45 Comments
To Increase Your Adaptability Make It Personal

~ Adaptability may not be a word we use very often, but it is a skill that has the potential to influence your happiness, health, stress level and overall well-being. Chances are you’re already pretty adaptable when it comes to making small adjustments in your day-to-day life … the restaurant is out of the item […]

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The Secret to Embracing Life’s Unexpected Detours

Written by on April 18, 2017 in Adaptability, Self-Awareness with 18 Comments
The Secret to Embracing Life’s Unexpected Detours

~ If life has taught me anything it’s not to get too comfortable with where I am or the path I’ve mapped out for the future, because no one goes untouched by bumps in the road or unexpected detours. But just because we hit an unforeseen turn of events doesn’t mean we are powerless because […]

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Is Fear Causing You to Lead a Smaller Life?

Written by on February 13, 2017 in Adaptability, Emotional Mastery with 36 Comments
Is Fear Causing You to Lead a Smaller Life?

~ It begins as a small seed of uncertainty. But once it takes hold it slowly but surely blooms and multiplies, growing into an invisible obstacle course that stifles your willingness to risk or even try, creating doubt about your ability to achieve your dreams. This is how fear causes us to lead smaller lives. […]

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