Opening up to difficulties & disappointments: how to get unstuck and recover from setback

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Features steps on how to get unstuck and recover from setback through attention (mindfulness), acceptance, and authentic action.

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Opening up to difficulties & disappointments: how to get unstuck and recover from setback

  1. 1. OPENING UP To Difficulties & Disappointments How to get unstuck and recover from setback Presented by:Presented by: Dyan WilliamsDyan Williams www.dyanwilliams.comwww.dyanwilliams.com
  2. 2. Why do we HATE difficulties & disappointments?
  3. 3. they add to uncertainty
  4. 4. they make us feel vulnerable
  5. 5. they reveal our weaknesses
  6. 6. Why would we want to OPEN UP to difficulties & disappointments?
  7. 7. they are sure to happen
  8. 8. they build resilience
  9. 9. they help us learn and grow
  10. 10. What makes it HARD to get unstuck and recover from setback?
  11. 11. taking on too much at a time
  12. 12. craving control over the uncontrollable
  13. 13. getting bogged down with getting things right
  14. 14. How do we get unstuck and recover from setback?
  15. 15. AttentionAttention 1. Seize the power of the present
  16. 16. AttentionAttention 2. Start with small steps
  17. 17. AttentionAttention 3.Develop a centering practice
  18. 18. AcceptanceAcceptance 4. Expect tough hurdles and stumbling blocks
  19. 19. AcceptanceAcceptance 5. Make space for all thoughts & emotions
  20. 20. AcceptanceAcceptance 6. Show yourself compassion
  21. 21. AuthenticityAuthenticity 7.Take action regardless of the fruits
  22. 22. AuthenticityAuthenticity 8. Focus on what you can do
  23. 23. AuthenticityAuthenticity 9.Cultivate a growth mindset
  24. 24. Email: dyan@dyanwilliams.comEmail: dyan@dyanwilliams.com Telephone: (612) 323-1859Telephone: (612) 323-1859 Website: www.dyanwilliams.comWebsite: www.dyanwilliams.com You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try. - Beverly Sills (opera legend)

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