Resilience Re-Visited at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health
I wrote the article Resilience: Bouncing Back from Disappointment, Difficulty, and Even Disaster [highlights below] for the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health website in April 2020, in the earliest days of the pandemic when everything was shutting down and melting away, including the workshop I was scheduled to teach in person at Kripalu in May 2020.
I’ll be teaching that workshop in person at Kripalu in February 2022 as Kripalu once again opens its doors and lodgings for dozens of workshops and trainings. You can learn more about the February 2022 workshop here, read the original article in its entirety here, and review the highlights of the article below…
Resilience is always needed. In the current pandemic, it’s easy to be scared and wise to be concerned.
Resilience is as necessary to our well-being as the coronavirus is disruptive to it.
We can cope with disappointment, difficulty, and even disaster because resilience really means our learned capacities to cope with anything, anything at all.
1. Skills and strategies of resilience are learnable and trainable
2. The core of resilience is response flexibility
3. Choosing how we respond is essential to resilience
Then many tools of breath, touch, and movement to begin to cultivate the resilience mindset that allows us to meet whatever life is throwing at us with courage and calm.
I am no longer afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship. – Louise May Alcott