With Choice, Resilience is Possible!

Being Kind to One’s Current and Future Selves is a Good Place to Start. Way back in July, I wrote about my intentional efforts to extend Hedonic Adaptation. It was a reflection on my delight following my first visit to NYC in a year. Armed with a full Covid vaccination, I had felt ecstatic about…

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As The Days Grow Darker, Light Up Your Soul!

3 Supplements to Support Your Emotional Resilience Our recent exploration of building Emotional Resilience rewarded readers with suggestions and tips regarding their current struggles. “Right time, right message”. I know this because they rewarded me with messages of appreciation and gratitude. And truthfully, I’d been bracing for October since mid-summer when it became apparent that…

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At Risk: Emotional Resilience

Start by Refining Your Emotional Clarity Essentials! The virtue known as Emotional Resilience is at once becoming increasingly scarce and urgently essential as we approach winter. First, it’s time to take a deep breath and concede to the reality that COVID-19 isn’t going away anytime soon. Then, it it’s time to get serious about navigating…

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Be Here Now!

4 Ways To Find Clarity During Times of Uncertainty DRIVEN’s Word of the Year 2020 has been Clarity, which can be achieved by each of us with a little creativity, some useful tools, and the desire to make a change. Through ten articles to-date, I’ve shared with you the beauty and importance of inviting clarity…

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Clarity Through Visualization

The disciplined and courageous act of visualization echoes James Baldwin’s words of wisdom: “If you know whence you came, there are absolutely no limitations to where you can go.”  If you’ve been along on DRIVEN’s 2020 pilgrimage to Clarity, you may have used journaling to open your mind and recognize patterns in your values, thoughts…

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Self-Compassion for Smarties: Your Resources for Further Exploration

This month, DRIVEN is asking you to explore Self-Compassion as a means of achieving Clarity. Some fundamentals of Self-Compassion that we’ve looked at in detail are Journaling, the Growth Mindset, and keeping tabs on your Inner Critic. Last week’s blog article and next week’s OfficeHours webinar are both designed to take a deep dive into…

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Can You Afford To Skimp On Self-Compassion?

Woman seeking clarity

To Gain Perspective, The Answer Is Obvious. Clarity, as it relates to the mind, is referred to as such for a good reason. Your level of clarity can either inform your perspective or distort it. In last month’s DRIVEN article Dear Journal: Gaining Clarity Through Intentional Journaling, I explored journaling as a foundational practice for…

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It’s January. Let’s Journal!

A brand-new decade begins a journey, which is best navigated with Clarity (my 2020 Word of the Year). What better way to provide that clarity than with documentation? As such, I’d like to clarify the essential and beneficial practice of Journaling. It’s the ideal tool to record your personal history as it occurs, for later…

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Deeper Insights: Resources For Releasing Your Limiting Beliefs

This month, DRIVEN is asking you to let your Limiting Beliefs rise to the surface, so you can address them instead of just shutting them down and ploughing through. Last week’s blog article and next week’s OfficeHours webinar both explore how your Limiting Beliefs are sabotaging your career, since they compel you to dismiss and…

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A Symptom of Something Deeper: Releasing Your Limiting Beliefs

Here you are in the final month of learning to Release what no longer serves you, and Re-Lease your life to serve you better. At the front end of this year, as I plotted the journey, I foreshadowed rounding out the year by going BIG and reaching for the gold: tackling the Release of Limiting…

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