Tag: Adaptability

Reflections on Gratitude in the Face of Adversity

Written by on September 18, 2017 in Adaptability, Emotional Mastery, Quotations with 0 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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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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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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Beyond Uncertainty Lies a World of Possibilities

Written by on January 23, 2017 in Adaptability with 61 Comments
Beyond Uncertainty Lies a World of Possibilities

~ It’s not difficult to find stories about people who have overcome a crisis and gone through a positive life transformation as a result of their experience, a process known as post-traumatic growth. While the types of events and individual backgrounds vary widely, the one thing these resilient survivors have in common is their ability […]

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How Your Environment Influences You

Written by on January 17, 2017 in Accountability, Self-Care with 62 Comments
How Your Environment Influences You

~ How would you describe your environment? When we hear the word “environment” most of us immediately think in terms of the earth or nature, but what we’re going to focus on today is your personal environment. Your personal environment consists of everything (and everyone) you come in contact with each day, your physical as […]

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