From Babies to Branding, What is ‘Resiliency’?

Resilience is generally thought of as a “positive adaptation” after a stressful or adverse situation. In other words, resilience is one’s ability to bounce back from a negative experience. The Children Institute explains that, “resilience research is focused on studying those who engage in life with hope and humor despite devastating losses.” Resilience is that ineffable quality that allows some people to be knocked down by life and come back stronger than ever. Rather than letting failure … [Read more...]

Get Unstuck From Any Problem, Larry James

How to Get Unstuck From Any Problem There is a lesson in every problem. Problems are not to break us; they are there to make us strong. Look for them and learn from them. A lot of us stay stuck in the problem and ask ourselves, "Why me?" Asking, "Why me?" is a waste of time! Get rid of the "why" question. It only makes you defend your position. Defending a position that got us in the problem in the first place doesn't make a lot of sense to me. Our first knee-jerk reaction is … [Read more...]

LOSS of a Loved One – Donna Bellafiore

Resilience - The Ability to Bounce Back “And thus, like the wounded oyster, he mends his shell with pearl.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson   All of us experience major disruptions at certain points in our lives and think that sometimes we've been pushed to the edge and almost about to blow. In fact, this is an expected and predictable hallmark of the human condition. For some, these hard times come frequently - the impact of the trauma is overwhelming and recovery, if it comes at all, … [Read more...]

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