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Some people seem to deal with disasters, large and small, and move on. Somehow they handle the pain and disappointment and go on with their lives.
Resilience appears to be an acquired skill, doctors say. It can be learned and used to get through a personal crisis, be it the end of a marriage, a financial disaster, or a death in the family. Understanding how to deal with it won’t make a tough time less painful, but it can make it easier to live through.

Psychologists believe these techniques can help a person acquire resilience:

* Practice taking risks in your life. Make a speech, take dancing lessons, and learn ways to cope with roadblocks and disappointments.

* Be in charge of your life. The victim mentality is deadly, so forget self-pity. Accept pain when it comes: Feel it, take responsibility for your life, and move on.

*The more positive your self-dialog, the better. Dr. Al Siebert, co-author of The Survivor Personality (Berkeley Publishing), suggests listing possible solutions when a problem occurs. Create a game plan to give yourself a sense of control over the situation.

* Ask for help. Froma Walsh, Ph.D., professor at the University of Chicago, says relationships are important. Those who can confide their feelings to others are more resilient. Surround yourself with people who care and talk to them.

* Think positively. People who look on the positive side rebound more quickly. Remind yourself that the sadness will diminish over time. Look for small pleasures and keep your sense of humor.

* Find some meaning in tragedy. Maybe it brought your family closer together, or prompted you to work for a good cause. When you give to others, it is easier to appreciate what you do have.

You will be more resilient when practicing these on a regular basis.

Need encouragement and help being accountable? Consult: 516 623 4353  www.balanceandpower.com 

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Always acknowledge your emotions- even if they’re not positive so that they’re not suppressed-repressed leading to negativity.  When they are acknowledged, only then , can you transform anxiety and stress to well being and success, being resilient!!!

Here are three strategies for being happy in today’s crazy world:

  • Connect With People: Just being around others isn’t enough. Join groups that you share something with. You need to be “in it together” to tackle challenges better than when loneliness is a true emotion.
  • Connect With Your Intrinsic Values: More doing what you love because you love it. Chasing status (including on social media – counting “likes” often) –  places happiness outside your control.  Feeling “out of control” is a true definition of stress.
  • Connect with Nature: Go outside for a reason other than to pick up that box from Amazon.  *Research shows people who exercise in nature are even happier than people who exercise indoors.*  Perhaps you’ll have a personal “reframe” while doing this – without even thinking about the situation!

Please comment below to let me know how this goes.  I’m always available for a free consult via phone.  Sessions in Skype and Uniondale, NY ; also on your site.  

http://www.balanceandpower.com   516 623 4353

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Events Don’t Create Emotions — Your Beliefs Do

Reframing is a way of viewing and experiencing events, ideas, concepts and emotions to find more positive alternatives. Perhaps your thoughts go like this: Meetings at work make you bored. Receiving criticism makes you frustrated. Traffic makes you angry. Talking to people you don’t know at a social or business event makes you nervous.

If you want to change your feelings about a situation, you don’t actually have to change the situation itself (which isn’t always possible), or try to avoid it entirely (which can be detrimental).  Instead, you simply have to change your beliefs about it.

How to Reframe for Resilience

So how do you go about changing your beliefs/perspective about something?

Ask yourself: In what context could this be useful?  What else could this mean?

Want to know more about this and how to have optimal happiness and productivity?  Consult: 516 623 4353       www.balanceandpower.com

 

 

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SOAR! with Resilience!
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with Eileen Lichtenstein, Peak Performance Success Life and Career Coach!

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    • Are you ready for your life to be transformed?
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    • Can you imagine being happy most of the time?
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    • How can you become and stay inspired?
    • Can you imagine being surrounded by positive people and creating optimal relationships?

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Feb 24 – March 28: Dates & time flexible, arranged individually

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Wednesday, November 8th

Join WPN Co-Founders, Nancy Matthews & Trish Carr, and Hundreds of Extraordinary Women for a Mid-Week Boost of Motivation, Education and Inspiration from WOW Wednesdays!

Text *WOW* to 72727 to Receive Weekly Reminder

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Our Guest: Eileen Lichtenstein

9AM (edt) | Accelerating & Staying Resilient Overcoming Obstacles & Achieving Success

The dictionary does not tell us how to accelerate the resilience process, it only defines it:

1. “springing back into shape, position, etc. after being stretched, bent or compressed”

2. “recovering strength, spirits, etc. quickly”

Being resilient in body, mind and spirit is key to being happy and successful in all areas of life. Emotionally, it’s the opposite of being “stuck in a rut” and it’s about being positive. Physically, it can translate to strength and flexibility. Spiritually it can indicate faith with the ability to maintain hope in tumultuous times. It’s about staying centered and grounded and making “right” choices.

Join us on WOW Wednesday with special guest, Eileen Lichtenstein, shows us how to maintain emotional-spiritual equilibrium when life is unpredictable.

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NAPW Bayside Chapter Networking Breakfast Meeting:
Bullying Awareness (More Info)

Speaker: Eileen Lichtenstein, MS.Ed, CEO, Balance & Power Inc.

NAPW: Keep your power network strong! Connect to an exclusive online community of dynamic, intelligent, accomplished women from varying backgrounds and fields to enhance your business and career success.

Bullying and cyber-bullying can leave anyone feeling hurt, angry, depressed or overwhelmed. Bullying is an aggressive behavior that can be physical, verbal, or relational. Learn about why some (kids and adults) bully and why others are bullied, and how to develop the resilience and self-confidence to succeed in life.

The most damaging aspect of bullying is its repetition. Bullies are often relentless, bullying over and over again for long periods of time. Cyber-bullying can be even more painful because it can be witnessed by many more people and continue around the clock.
More about Bullying Awareness

When: Saturday, October 21, 2017 10:15am TO 11:55am

Location: Bayside Diner, 207-07 Northern Blvd., Bayside, NY 11361

Cost: RSVP from NAPW members. Non-members welcome.

Need help with this and related challenges? 

FREE CONSULT: 516 623 4353  http://www.balanceandpower.com 

More NAPW Info

PLEASE RSVP VIA E-MAIL
Celestina A. Akbar, MPA, President of Bayside Chapter.
Celestinaakbar@gmail.com

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  • Listen to and follow your Intuition.
  • Stay with your Integrity, no matter what!
  • Forgive yourself for mistakes – let go and move on
  • Live, love, laugh and stay healthy!
  • Work-life integration or balance?
  • Take time each day to relax, dream and visualize
  • Be an active listener.
  • Follow-up!
  • Believe in yourself and your goals: The power of affirmations and visualization

 

Ready to Keep Soaring? then STOP WORRYING!!!

Did you know that
40% of worrying is about things that will never happen
30% of worrying is over things that can’t be changed
10% of worrying is over health (which only gets worse when you worry)
We spend 92% of our time and energy worrying about things that:
1. We have no control over
2. We can’t possibly change
3. Have misperceived

Make a list of things you worry about. Divide your list into categories listed at the top of this outline. How do you want to redirect your focus?  VISUALIZE THIS!
What would happen if we channeled this energy and effort constructively rather than adding “fuel to the fire”? Worrying is like steeping on the gas pedal while the car is in neutral: we create a lot of noise, use energy and don’t go anywhere! EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques/ Meridian Tapping) works extraordinarily well to overcome anxiety, fear and worry.  more.. http://www.balanceandpower.com/eft.php

 

NEED HELP? FREE PHONE CONSULT! 516 623 4353   www.balanceandpower.com SKYPE and in Westbury, NY.

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