Category Archives for "Resilience"
If you look up self-reliance in the dictionary, it will tell you that it means that you can follow your capabilities, judgment, or resources to be independent.
To do that, you’ll need to learn to accept responsibility for everything you do without depending on what someone else says, does or thinks.
Their morning routines and rituals guide successful people. Night routines are just as essential and very much influence our days as well.
When we’re able to sleep well during the night, it will have a direct impact on our following day. When we are well-rested, we are healthier and productive and able to do all you had planned for that day.
There is increasing evidence that being optimistic about life has measurable benefits, not just for your mental health, but your physical well-being too.
Scientific studies have shown that as you become happier, your life will improve in all sorts of ways. You’re even likely to have a longer life, just from being more hopeful and optimistic.
Choosing to unlock your potential is a big commitment. It will be worth the effort, but it’s smart to set up built-in motivation before you need it. There may be setbacks and times when you question if the goal is worth the time and energy it requires to reach it.
Emotional wisdom is the collective knowledge and experience that result from having lived a life of dynamic diversity. You obtain emotional wisdom by learning from past mistakes and taking that which you’ve learned into the future with you.
We live in a society where people go to great lengths to achieve that perfect selfie. Some individuals even make a pretty hefty living off their looks.
These individuals are normally defined by the attention they receive but when the most significant determinant of self-esteem is only based on a person’s aesthetics, unhealthy patterns will develop.
Emotions are something you can’t see and you can’t touch them either. But one thing you can do, and that is to feel them! Some people are excellent at having their emotions buried down in the recesses of their being, protecting themselves from being hurt by other people.
Dr Jonathan Leach looks at the role friends play within the recovery state of a person mental health problems. How friendship and support, even from a stranger can be therapeutic.
‘Quite often talking is the best form of therapy and having someone who knows you, who you can confide in and can talk back to you on a personal level based on the fact they know you, can sometimes be very comforting.’
(Service user quoted in Leach, 2015)