As some of you know, I speak, create content, blog and consult on the issue of resilience. More and more people I talk to are very interested in how they can strengthen their resolve to bounce back and thrive in these uncertain times. I try to stay on topic and focus on what I believe are core competencies of resilience: communication, collaboration, adaptation, and imagination. All my posts are organized around those with a few miscellaneous posts thrown in for grins. So, here is a visualization of my posts for the month of November 2011 created by Wordle.
Did you know that November 17 is officially “coping with uncertainty day”? There are many who feel it should be expanded to include a whole year. Uncertainty is so prevalent these days, maybe we really ought to recognize a “Coping with Uncertainty Century”. According to Paul Johnson in his book Modern Times, the modern world […]
Aesthetics is a branch of philosophy that concerns itself with the principle of beauty and artistic taste. The quintessential Japanese aesthetic is known as wabi-sabi: “Beauty of things imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete.” When the Japanese break something like a vase, they repair the crack by filling it in with gold. They believe something is more […]
I often lead grief workshops for families of people struggling with Alzheimer’s. We often talk about “ambiguous” grief. It is the most difficult of all forms of grief because there is not definitive end like in a physical death. In ambiguous grief the losses are relentless and tend to accumulate upon each other. For instance, […]