Tag Archives: Resilience

When thoughts of the future lead to despair

My title this week is a little dramatic and yet feels fitting. This week we lost a wonderful man, Robin Williams. He added so much to the world publically and from what I’m reading privately too. Who really knows what … Continue reading

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Being Present with life. Is it just about the good stuff?

I love the way things in our life seem to reflect what is most useful to us even when we don’t realise it. Yesterday evening I was feeling really unwell. As for many women of my age, my body is … Continue reading

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Acknowledging your Strengths, get too big for your boots!

In our culture, and by our culture I mean UK and much of Europe, we are reluctant to “blow our own trumpet”. We are taught this is “big headed”, boastful and arrogant. Sadly this often results in people feeling uncomfortable … Continue reading

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Counting your blessings, an old idea with modern meaning

As I begin to delve into Positive Psychology this week I’d like to start by exploring the value of “gratitude”. This concept has been written about within Positive Psychology and lots of great ideas have been gathered. Most of these … Continue reading

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Re-balancing Values when they clash

Last week I wrote about how sometimes our values can be in conflict in such a way that they block us from achieving from life the things we want. For me this was particularly true in that I had a … Continue reading

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Identifying repeating patterns of behaviour

Firstly, apologies for not getting my blog out last week, I have a good reason. We moved house on Monday and quite frankly it was chaos! The good news however is that we are now settled in our new location … Continue reading

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Managing your internal state when receiving feedback

Last week I began writing about the power of choosing your responses particularly in regard to receiving feedback. This week I will expand by discussing how we have the ability to manage our internal state and how this too is … Continue reading

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What does is Choice and how do you know you have it?

Last week I spoke about why choice is important as a means to stepping into your personal power. This week let us get clear about the definition of choice. Acting without choice means we are operating on an automatic pilot … Continue reading

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Thoughtful values provide meaning and build resilience

I write this blog as the final day of the Olympics progresses toward an exciting finale. Watching all the athletes and sportsmen and women this week has been very inspirational. Both in success and less than they hoped for there … Continue reading

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Compassion and Contribution: Signs of a resilient mindset

As I sit here on a sunny afternoon watching Andy Murray going for Gold at the Olympics it is easy to see how important contribution is for the resilient mindset. Our world is enriched by all the amazing sports men … Continue reading

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