Savoring the Great Moment: A Road Map to Resilience. By Maria Sirois A vice president is looking for ways to shift her experience of daily stress so that she can be more present for both her teams and her family.
A father of young children worries about how to be a great dad while his wife undergoes transplant surgery. A yoga teacher searches for the right balance between demonstrating her strengths and being honest about her vulnerabilities. A teen wonders how to create a life of meaning and joy, despite the pressures of growing up in the 21st century. Each of these scenarios is based on a real person, and each of them found the answers they sought through the study of resilience. True serenity does not come when we protect ourselves from life’s challenges, but rather when we learn to find ease and strength within, no matter what life sends our way—in other words, to create an experience of heaven even in the midst of hell.
The Three Qualities of People I Most Enjoy Working With. (1) Hare in the Moon Astrology. How to develop a compelling + original voice: look to your flaws. “I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions.
. ” ― Augusten Burroughs “I am not an angel,” I asserted; “and I will not be one till I die: I will be myself. . ” ― Charlotte Brontë, JANE EYRE “This thing about you that you think is your flaw – it’s the reason I’m falling in love with you I’ve always been struck by the phraseto find your voice, as if it’s waiting for you to discover it behind the refrigerator or between the couch cushions. According to psychologist Carol Gilligan, there’s some truth to it. As kids, we are powerless, and so we construct the False Self, the social mask, that wins us the love – or at least the attention – we desperately need.
One of life’s ironies is that when we’ve pretty much perfected the mask, it becomes just as necessary to our wellbeing not to maintain it, but to smash it. We need genuine and authentic connection with others. Or not. “If you bring forth what is within you, what you bring forth will save you. Designing motivation – Philip Oude-Vrielink Philip Oude-Vrielink. What motivations One body of research talks about intrinsic and extrinsic motivators — activity and outcome based.
Another body of research talks about personal and social motivators. Most people consider these four domains as separate. I consider them as the four ways we experience what we do, how we do it, and who with. In other words, they’re the four ways we experience what’s enjoyable or unpleasant to experience. Many organisations focus on the outcome aspects of motivation — reward and recognition.
What matters All four aspects matter. Amply rewarded is one thing. Crafting choice Ideally we experience enough of what matters for us — through all four motivations. We might not notice when our experience in any area is enough. It’ll be the same for others we know, work with and lead. Intentionally We can take the random approach and wait to experience each aspect by accident, or we can deliberately design our lives to experience what’s motivating.
- Meaningful videos. 10 Powerful Affirmations That Can Change Your Life. Tenneson Woolf Consulting. I consider The Circle Way to be a lineage.
Often formerly referenced as PeerSpirit, The Circle Way features the work of two of my most respected colleagues, friends, and yes, mentors — Christina Baldwin and Ann Linnea. Since the 90s they have been telling a new story that is a reclaiming of an old story, bringing the listening tradition that is circle into contemporary use in all forms of organizations. As one who seeks for the simple foundation that holds up varied architectures, The Circle Way remains ever important to me. It is the first domain in which I suggest people practice, whether to act on deeply held dreams or on improvements to highly complex challenges.
My relationship with The Circle Way began in 1999. One level of my current relationship with The Circle Way is serving as a board member for The Calling the Circle Foundation. 5GATEWAYS documentary: Full Film.