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Self-Reflection – Self-Inquiry – Self-Acceptance

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Cultivating the Wiser Self

When we’re facing a difficult decision – leaving a job that’s no long in alignment with our values and passions, seeking new possibilities but risking failure, or staying in a job that provides reliable financial security and a rewarding social network but risking dying on the vine in a stultifying inertia… It’s valuable to be […]

Coming to the Inner Secure Base of Resilience through Self-Discovery, Self-Appreciation

Recently, these posts are following a theme in Relational Intelligence – cultivate the self-awareness, self-acceptance, and self-appreciation that foster and recover an inner secure base of resilience and well-being.  May these quotes inspire you on this journey of self-discovery, relating to yourself with joy, pride, and deep respect. The thing that is really hard, and […]

The Most Powerful Derailer of Our Resilience.

I’ll be teaching “Resilience: Healing from Loss and Trauma with Compassion, Clarity and Courage” on June 11, part of a comprehensive online Healing Trauma Summit sponsored by Sounds True, June 4-13, 2018.  In that presentation I suggest that certainly one of the most powerful derailers of our resilience, if not the most powerful, is shame. […]

Carry Love and Appreciation in Your Wallet

When someone sends me a thoughtful appreciation of something I’ve posted, I save it in a “Genuine Appreciations” file and re-read the collected comments from time to time, whenever I need a boost. (A pleasurable way to sustain hygge – the feelings of contentment and ease generated by a sense of acceptance and togetherness with […]

Reclaiming Responsibility

(This series of Weekly Quotes are a follow-up from the three Resources for Recovering Resilience posts on shifting out of the mindsets of the drama triangle of victim, rescuer, persecutor. This week’s quotes focus on taking responsibility for making one’s own decisions, solving one’s own problems, taking care of one’s own business. A “put your […]

Being Yourself

(These quotes a follow-on to last week’s RRR post on “I’m Not Weird…I’m a Limited Edition”) Find out what is unique about yourself and get in touch with it. If you are able to be yourself, then you have no competition. All you have to do is to try and get closer and closer to […]

Living Younger, Healthier, Longer

Telomeres are compared to the plastic tabs on the end of your shoelaces that keep your shoelaces from unraveling. Telomeres are protective sheaths of proteins at the ends of your chromosomes that keep your chromosomes from unraveling when they replicate. Maintaining our telomeres protects our chromosomes, allowing them to continue to replicate and be functional […]

Judy Collins treated her depression

Even in the busiest of lives, a few precious moments of meditation can have a profound and lasting effect. Take some time for yourself today, and ponder the wisdom of the ages about meditation.) You should sit in meditation for twenty minutes a day, unless you are too busy – then you should sit for […]

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