Tag: Emotional Resilience

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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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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Unmasking the Emotional Manipulators Among Us

Written by on May 8, 2017 in Emotional Mastery with 48 Comments
Unmasking the Emotional Manipulators Among Us

~ At 98 years young, my late grandmother-in-law was a charming and masterful manipulator, especially when it came to getting her grandson (my husband) to do chores around her house. He did a good job of feigning resistance during our weekly visits but eventually trudged outside to tackle the list of tasks. Then she’d wink […]

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Exploring the Two Faces of Worry

Written by on March 13, 2017 in Emotional Mastery, Self-Awareness, Self-Care with 31 Comments
Exploring the Two Faces of Worry

~ Banish Worrying, Scientific Backed Ways to End Worrying, Stop Worrying and Start Living, How to Stop Worrying about Money (your job, finding your next client, things you can’t change, fill in the blank), and my personal favorite, How to Stop Worrying about Worrying. Sound familiar? These are actual titles of articles about worry, and […]

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Can You Prioritize Your Needs Without Feeling Selfish?

Written by on February 22, 2017 in Self-Awareness, Self-Care with 31 Comments
Can You Prioritize Your Needs Without Feeling Selfish?

  Self-care is neither a luxury nor selfish. Managing stress, honoring your limits, getting adequate rest, exercise and healthy eating are all necessary forms of self-love. Sound familiar? Chances are pretty good that you’ve heard it all before, and the fact that you’re reading this is a good indication that you don’t necessarily disagree with […]

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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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