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.
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 […]
Since one of my favorite topics is emerging culture, my radar activates when I hear two psychiatrists, Joel and Ian Gold, calling a new psychosis for our YouTube society “The Truman Show” Delusion. There seems to be a small but growing number of psychotic patients who describe their lives as mirroring the main character in the […]
We were made for the struggle. Exposure to struggles, setbacks, and adversities can steel us to function better than expected with future challenges. Helen Keller, no stranger to adversity, wisely said “A happy life consists not in the absence, but in the mastery of hardships.” It is similar to an inoculation that gives us the […]