Self. Life. 10 Traits of Emotionally Resilient People. Brad Waters, Guest WriterWaking Times Ten years ago this month, Hara Estroff Marano, Editor-at-Large for Psychology Today, wrote in her article “The Art of Resilience”: “At the heart of resilience is a belief in oneself—yet also a belief in something larger than oneself.Resilient people do not let adversity define them.
They find resilience by moving towards a goal beyond themselves, transcending pain and grief by perceiving bad times as a temporary state of affairs… It’s possible to strengthen your inner self and your belief in yourself, to define yourself as capable and competent. It’s possible to fortify your psyche. “Excellent!” Dude!
Ever since Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, the term “excellent” has taken on a bit of a tongue and cheek meaning. Part of the humor comes from these slacker characters co-opting the word “excellent,” which actually stems from the word “excel,” meaning “to do or be better than; surpass” or “to show superiority; surpass others.” We live in a world fraught with competition but terrified of excellence. The Importance of Being Extraordinary - Goals. We rescue those who mirror our need to be rescued. Dear Jennifer: I have been very supportive of someone in my life who has an addiction.
I care for him and have compassion for his journey. He asks to be loved unconditionally and I’ve attempted to do that and be supportive of him however it does take its toll on me. I have difficulty with the balance of recognizing that he is a grand creator on an incredible journey (as we all are) and my compassion for the human being that suffers when he is homeless, hungry, alone, and contemplating ending his life which of course is the result of his own choices and creation. I know that my own boundary issues are definitely at play here but I can’t get clarity on the issue. How to deal with difficult people. There are moments in our lives when we invariably end up confronting other people’s negativity.
While conflicts are a natural part of our relationships, getting caught in negativity can sometimes ruin our best days. So how can we avoid falling into the trap of being put down by negative people? This is a question that has been on my mind since childhood. I grew up in a loving family. Last Paradise. 25 Fun Ways to Pamper Your Body and Increase Vitality! Taking great care of the body relieves stress, increases vitality and feeds the soul.
In this article we will cover 25 recommendations will leave your body (and mind) prr-ing like a cat. By integrating the following tips your body will feel loose and fertile, and be on its way to becoming the well-oiled machine you know it can be! 101 Revolutionary Ways to Be Healthy. Do the healthy thing, even when it's challenging, inconvenient or considered weird.
Take pride in that. Just because it's popular doesn't mean it's smart or good for you. Enlist fellow trend buckers and create a trend of your own. Raise the Roof… « The Moon Hippie Mystic. I’m stubborn.
I always have been but that’s a Good thing. It means I have the Courage to stand by what I believe in but it also means that sometimes I’m the only one getting in my own way. » Best Procrastination Tip Ever. Post written by Leo Babauta.
Your first thought as you look at this article will be, “I’ll read this later.” But don’t.