It snowed in Charlottesville all day yesterday. When it finally eased off around 10pm, we had close to 8 inches of snow. The white blanket looked festive and sparkling surrounded in the neighborhood Christmas lights. I had been slow to feel much in the holiday spirit this year, but having “real snow” in Virginia beforeContinue reading “Deck the Halls with Expectations! Fa-La-La-La-La Let’s Take a Breath!”
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10 Days & 10 Ways to Build Resilience: Day 10- Can You Hear Me Now?
The most resilient people are also skilled communicators. First, they have the ability to articulate their challenges and their coping strategies: “I can’t stay late at work tonight on such short notice. Let’s talk tomorrow about how we can get the job done more efficiently without either of us having to work overtime.” “I amContinue reading “10 Days & 10 Ways to Build Resilience: Day 10- Can You Hear Me Now?”
10 Days & 10 Ways to Build Resilience: Day 9- Mindfulness
If you are like me, you might picture an individual in a very Zen posture in deep meditation any time someone mentioned mindfulness. Also, if you are like me, your reaction might be “who’s got time for THAT?” I’ve told myself that even if I had time, I’d be terrible at it. My mind wouldContinue reading “10 Days & 10 Ways to Build Resilience: Day 9- Mindfulness”
10 Days & 10 Ways to Build Resilience: Day 2- Find Your Tribe
When it comes to building resilience, there is no such thing as a Maverick. No going it alone or toughing it out. This is about building bridges and not walls. Building resilience means finding your tribe and loving them hard. It doesn’t take many people; in fact, it only takes three core people in yourContinue reading “10 Days & 10 Ways to Build Resilience: Day 2- Find Your Tribe”