We often hope that things will get better, or at least, not worse. Better or worse actually means better or worse 'for me.' What if we could detach and just accept things as they turned out to be without becoming too emotionally attached to the outcome? How much freer would we be?
Is their room for compassion at work?
One of the fundamental principles of the Challenge of Change Resilience Training is that stress is not caused by people or situations but is the self-inflicted habit of ruminating about emotional upset.
This year, 2017, is being described as a time of uncertainty, but when was that not the case.
One of the scales on the Challenge of Change questionnaire is titled Perfect Control.
One of our colleagues had planned an afternoon mountain biking with his wife and teenage family.
In the Challenge of Change Profile we have a scale called avoidance coping, which is described as the ostrich principle for dealing with issues – stick your head in the sand and ignore them.
This is a continuation of last week's two part blog. In light of recent tragic international events developing sensitivity to others couldn't be more important.
One of the scales in the Challenge of Change Resilience Profile measures Sensitivity.
Heaven help me, I've just been holidaying with a Toxic Achiever. Do these people never relax?
We know that expressing emotion is a vital part of resolving experiences and building resilience.
The immediate feedback we receive from our Resilience courses is overwhelmingly positive and very humbling...
Being awake is about having presence of mind, which means that your mind is in the present.
There's an old joke about the aspiring jazz musician visiting New York and trying to find directions to Carnegie Hall.
‘Regaining the Trust’, but to regain trust it must once have existed.
How often are we told we need to prioritise if we’re to be efficient?
The NZ Herald recently carried an article claiming that “showing your anger rather than repressing emotions is the key to a successful life at home and at work”.
New Year is the time for resolutions: a new year, a new opportunity, a celebration to mark the occasion.