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Build or strengthen your resilience with concepts and strategies for stress hardiness and mental flourishing. Discover you are stronger than you think.
Ways to thrive with resilience through self-awareness, personal responsibility and gratitude.

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  • Fedora—St Lucia—single mom--factory—verbal abuse, told to “shut-up!” Every day she asked herself, “Is today, the day I will be fired?”
  • Build your resilience

    1. 1. 1 At Work and Home
    2. 2. 2 Stuff happens
    3. 3. 3 And happens Some in your control You chose
    4. 4. 4 And happens Some out of your control You do not choose
    5. 5. 5 With a 25 question quiz at
    6. 6. 6 . . . the ability to cope with or recover from change, loss, mistakes, adversity or the poor behavior of others or yourself!
    7. 7. 7 is like a Rubber Band at its potential— stretched, yet flexible and able to spring back.
    8. 8. 8 But remember: We differ in how much strain we can handle. Dr. Al Siebert author of The Resiliency Advantage
    9. 9. You demonstrate when you are: Up
    10. 10. 10 Up again, old heart. said Emerson I am greater than this experience.
    11. 11. 11 High? Low?
    12. 12. Malala Yousafzai Who is your resilient role model?
    13. 13. 13 Stronger in the Challenged Places Stronger? More self-aware, caring, resourceful, patient, forgiving, assertive, flexible . . .?
    14. 14. 14 That which does not kill me makes me stronger. Wilhelm Nietzsche1844 –1900 German Philosopher
    15. 15. 15 4. Increase your INTERNAL Locus of Control
    16. 16. 16 The last of human freedoms is one’s ability to choose one’s attitude in a given set of circumstances. Viktor Frankl
    17. 17. 17 Those who view life and their response to it as happening to them have an EXTERNAL Locus of Control Those who view life and their response to it as their choice have an INTERNAL Locus of Control.
    18. 18. 18 Locus of Control Belief/Attitude Internal External X Where are you? Where would you like to be?
    19. 19. 19 Internal Honor feelings External Feel victimized √√√
    20. 20. 20 Internal Feel empowered External √√√ Feel powerless
    21. 21. 21 Internal External √√√ Get StuckExpect Up and Downs
    22. 22. 22 Internal Think Optimistically External √√√ Think Pessimistically
    23. 23. 23 Internal Seek solutions External √√√ Blame
    24. 24. 24 What is your “favourite” role? Your 2nd ? Victim RescuerPersecutor Avoid the Drama Triangle
    25. 25. 25 Click for more on Relationship Drama Part 1 Relationship Drama Part 2
    26. 26. 26 Avoid thinking or saying: You make me crazy. You make me angry. You make me sick and tired. You make me (you fill in the blank).
    27. 27. 27 I make me! And you make you!
    28. 28. 28 What 3 or 4 words do you see?
    29. 29. 29
    30. 30. 30 Woes: Internal and External Yours?
    31. 31. 31 Name Your feeling When I think about my challenge I feel . . .
    32. 32. 32
    33. 33. 33 Do you need to strengthen your: self-protection ? self-nurturing ? communication ? action ? connections ?
    34. 34. 34 It is important to Self- Protect O Canada, we stand on guard for thee. Sir Adolphe-Basile Routhier
    35. 35. It is important to Self-Nurture When the dog bites When the bee stings When I'm feeling sad I simply remember my favourite things And then I don't feel so bad! Oscar Hammerstein
    36. 36. 36 It is important to Communicate Try to see it my way, Do I have to keep on talking till I can't go on? While you see it your way Run the risk of knowing that our love may soon be gone. We can work it out. We can work it out. John Lennon
    37. 37. 37 It is important to Take Action The ants go marching one by one. Hoorah! Hoorah! The ants go marching one by one. Hoorah! Hoorah! The ants go marching one by one; The little one stops to suck his thumb, And they all go marching down into the ground To get out of the rain. Boom, boom, boom, boom!
    38. 38. 38 It is important to Connect Winter, spring, summer or fall All you have to do is call And I'll be there, You've got a friend. James Taylor
    39. 39. 39 THREE Cards Each Based on From Woe to WOW Ebook or hard copy at Solutions for Resilience
    40. 40. Share this message with a friend. For more about Patricia Morgan go to Solutions for Resilience