Friday food treat: Shabu shabu

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Source: https://hubjapan.io/articles/top-10-tokyo-shabu-shabu-shops-that-make-you-want-more

Shabu shabu is Japanese hotpot. “Shabu shabu” or “swish swish” is the sound you hear as the meat in this dish is cooked in a boiling pot of broth. 

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12 mental resources that make us resilient

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Photo by Andrei Dumitrescu on Unsplash.com

At school it was suggested to me that there were three basic needs: food, clothing and shelter. Now, people express them differently.  Rick Hanson (psychologist, author), says the three basic human needs are safety, satisfaction and connection.  Hanson links these and suggests it is our mental resources that aid in our survival. 

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How to develop resilience

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Photo by Ronald Cuyan on Unsplash.com

Resilience is talked about in terms of people getting through challenges and tough times. It has become a popular term used in development programs. Do people organically develop resilience through experience and their handling of it? Or, is it something you can learn? I attended The Resilience Summit to find out.

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Thoughts about resilience …

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Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash.com

When faced with a tragedy, natural disaster, health concern, relationship, work, or school problem, resilience is how well a person can adapt to the events in their life.

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How to make self-compassion work

 

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Photo by Chungkuk Bae on Unsplash.com

When you are going through a difficult time and things aren’t going well for you – stress levels can go up. At times like these, having self-compassion can help build resilience and assist in success. At such times, we can also be prone to self-criticism and negative self worth which can have a stronger effect.  How can develop greater self-compassion?

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