Resilience

  • BUILDING RESILIENCE:  How to Get a Grip, Get Back Up and Go On BUILDING RESILIENCE:  How to Get a Grip, Get Back Up and Go On

    BUILDING RESILIENCE: How to Get a Grip, Get Back Up and Go On

BUILDING RESILIENCE: How to Get a Grip, Get Back Up and Go On

I recently had my first appointment with my new primary care physician.  As she scanned the medical history of my parents, she paused when she got to the cause of death.  “So… your father was … murdered?” (more…)

By |December, 12th, 2016|Resilience|Comments Off on BUILDING RESILIENCE: How to Get a Grip, Get Back Up and Go On
  • How to Perform Under Pressure How to Perform Under Pressure

    How to Perform Under Pressure

How to Perform Under Pressure

Do you believe that you perform better under pressure? Do you do your best creative thinking under a severe pressure deadline? Do you worry about a child or colleague that chokes under pressure?   (more…)

By |January, 5th, 2016|Resilience, Success|Comments Off on How to Perform Under Pressure
  • ESTRANGED: What to Do When Your Adult Child Wants Nothing To Do With You ESTRANGED: What to Do When Your Adult Child Wants Nothing To Do With You

    ESTRANGED: What to Do When Your Adult Child Wants Nothing To Do With You

ESTRANGED: What to Do When Your Adult Child Wants Nothing To Do With You

Nothing can create more feelings of shame than to be rejected by your own child.  One parent described it this way, “It’s like she died, only worse — my adult daughter lives here in town, but she won’t have anything to do with me — and places all the blame for the estrangement on me.”

By |November, 18th, 2014|Relationships, Resilience|Comments Off on ESTRANGED: What to Do When Your Adult Child Wants Nothing To Do With You
  • Three Ways to Boost Your Resilience Three Ways to Boost Your Resilience

    Three Ways to Boost Your Resilience

Three Ways to Boost Your Resilience

I’m the only person I know who actually uses and shares on a daily basis the information I explored in my doctoral thesis — how to cultivate resilience, that resourceful, persevering ability to cope effectively with daily stresses and successfully adapt to loss, adversity, conflict and other struggles of life.

By |October, 14th, 2014|Mindfulness, Resilience|Comments Off on Three Ways to Boost Your Resilience