Top Four Techniques For Coping With Covid

A resilient woman reaches both arms skyward as sun bursts through yellowtinted sky, after a storm.

Becoming Resilient In Challenging Times

We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust our sails
—Cora L. V. Hatch, 1859 

Resilient people rise above adversity. They bend with the storm, rebound from setbacks, recover quickly from difficult conditions. They see failure as feedback—a learning experience, and use it to chart a new course toward their goal—independent of circumstances and obstacles.

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When Life Gets Too Hard

In the midst of winter I finally learned there was in me an invincible summer.
— Albert Camus 

Many folks find today’s world a complex, complicated, and confusing challenge. Strange weather and climate. Strange politics. Disruptive technology. Things are changing faster than people can cope. Impossible to navigate successfully. Many cannot take charge of their goals and …

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The Black Dog of Depression

When you’re depressed you don’t control your thoughts, your thoughts control you. I wish people understood that.
— Sherry Amatenstein

Seven Ways To Prevent Or Deal With Depression. This is the time of year in the northern hemisphere when depression is on the rise. For two reasons: The diminishing light brings on the symptoms of SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder), and Holiday times are coming and many people find themselves sad, down, lonely and hurting at …

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Positive Emotions, Key To A Flourishing Life?

Flourishing encompasses both feeling satisfied with your life and also functioning well in it. The way psychologists assess the second part is whether people feel as if they are learning, growing, and making contributions to society.
— Barbara Frederickson

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Bruce Elkin

Life Design Coach. Personal Life Coach. 25 years experience. Clients on 6 continents. Author of 5 books and ebooks. Cares about the Earth and living in harmony with its natural systems.