Woe To Wow: You're stronger than you think.

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Strategies to strengthen resilience using the metaphor of nature.

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Woe To Wow: You're stronger than you think.

  1. 1. If you want to move from Woe to WOW . . . . . . Protect your Inner Self Defend yourself from the onslaught of outside messages of judgement, criticism and doom and gloom.
  2. 2. If you want to move from Woe to WOW . . . . . . Establish clear boundaries Give yourself permission to say “Yes,” “No,” “It depends” and “I want to think it over.”
  3. 3. If you want to move from Woe to WOW . . . . . . Decide and get on with it Expect change, make up your mind, feel the fear and act.
  4. 4. If you want to move from Woe to WOW . . . . . . Take charge If your life or career path has taken a curve in these tough times consider making a drastic change— downsize, move, go back to school or look into retraining.
  5. 5. If you want to move from Woe to WOW . . . . . . Communicate Commit to really listening, breathe and get grounded before you speak up for yourself.
  6. 6. If you want to move from Woe to WOW . . . . . . Promote Yourself Filter out useless criticism and know your worth and strengths. Then share your skills when and where possible.
  7. 7. If you want to move from Woe to WOW . . . . . . Make Connections Get a little help from your friends, nurture your supportive love relationship and be part of a caring community through faith, volunteering or your neighborhood.
  8. 8. If you want to move from Woe to WOW . . . . . . Forgive Hold yourself and others accountable while letting go of the pain of resentment.
  9. 9. If you want to move from Woe to WOW . . . . . . Nurture Yourself Think optimistically, sweet-talk yourself, feel what you feel . . . even have a good cry.
  10. 10. If you want to move from Woe to WOW . . . . . . Lighten Up! Maybe even laugh at yourself.
  11. 11. If you want to move from Woe to WOW . . . . . . Realize You are stronger than you think!
  12. 12. Share this message with a friend. For more about Patricia Morgan go to Solutions for Resilience

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