Resilience is more than a positive mindset. Simply being positive can become toxic if we don’t identify or acknowledge what struggles we are experiencing. This current crisis has forced us to be face to face with ourselves. We have had to adapt within circumstances that are uncomfortable.
Resilience starts with a foundation of wellness. Optimal wellness is a system of ingredients that all work together. Social networks of support, relationships with those in our home and our extended families, financial resources, healthcare and daily habits of health, emotional strength and flexibility as well as our faith communities or spiritual connections. Tending to all of them can be challenging without crises going on. This unprecedented time in history may be highlighting what is not working in our lives. Pause to notice what areas may need your attention.
In order to bolster our resiliency there are several things we can do; I have created a list of 10.
Join us each Wednesday at 1 pm for a 30 minute topic conversation related to wellness (check your county emailed web blasts for the link).
Catch You On the Well Side!