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.
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, […]
Obviously, with so many athletes competing not everyone wins the gold. Some win a silver medal and others a bronze. Interestingly, an article in Scientific America pointed out that those athletes who win a bronze medal are more satisfied with their victory than those who win silver. The difference? Bronze medal winners are acutely aware of how […]