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Month: February 2018

Growing Resilient – Session 7

Growing Resilient – Session 7

Active Constructive Responding Can Make Your Valentine’s Day Blossom! Happy Valentine’s Day!!! Today let us jump right in, feet first, and add a tool we can begin implementing this very day! This tool is called Active Constructive Responding (ACR). This tool is important to use when someone is sharing negative emotional experiences. However, on Valentine’s Day, I want to share how ACR affects our relationships with friends, spouses, partners, children, co-workers,etc, while sharing positive emotional experiences. The ability to effectively…

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Growing Resilient – Session 6

Growing Resilient – Session 6

Challenging Beliefs Before we get to challenging beliefs, let’s review: Resiliency is that ability to get through life’s challenges effectively and come out stronger, healthier. Resiliency is NOT about being unrealistically optimistic, or about withholding your thoughts and feelings, or about becoming hardened, or about changing other people. Resiliency IS about self-awareness. (Self-awareness is the key to all real growth.) Resiliency IS about healthy, constructive, flexible, accurate thoughts & responses, purposeful action, empathy for self and for others, realistic hope,…

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