In the 21st Century, a common theme for everyone is anxiety. We are anxious about change, about the future, about ourselves, about others. It seems unavoidable. But … there is hope …
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Self-compassion is a way of relating to yourself. It entails treating yourself with kindness and compassion. As adults, we don’t always find this easy. In times when violence and conflict is the focus of media attention, self compassion is being talked about more. Why?
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.
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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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?
We all spend a long time at work. Having it be a happy and productive place is a great thing if you can achieve it. Here are three ways to try.
Resilience is a term that is used a lot nowadays. Usually it is used to express the ability to recover from difficulties. Lots of people talk about becoming resilient and run courses in developing it. Being resilient has always been important. Perhaps there is an increased demand for it now. But, do we realise how resilient we are already?