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Gratitude: Endurance for the Race

Gratitude Grat·i·tude \ˈɡradəˌt(y)o͞od/ (noun): the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for, and to return kindness. synonyms: gratefulness, thankfulness, thanks, appreciation, indebtedness; recognition, acknowledgment, credit. What is it? According to Robert Emmons, “perhaps the world’s… Read More

Grief: Endurance for the Race

Grief /ɡrēf (noun): keen mental suffering or distress over loss; sharp sorrow. What is it? Grief is what we experience when we lose something we value. Sounds kind of clinical doesn’t it? How about this:… Read More

Breathing Deep…Endurance for the Race… RESILIENCE

Re·sil·ience \ri-ˈzil-yən(t)s\: the ability to become strong, healthy, or successful again after something bad happens; the ability of something to return to its shape after it has been pulled, stretched, pressed, bent, etc. What is… Read More

Strengths Part 6: Strengths Based Grace

What Is It? Ah… there it is… that word. We all like to breathe it in deeply - and then release that same breath - and our shoulders relax as we allow even just the… Read More

Strengths Part 5: Strengths Based Stress Management

What Is It? We’ve explored the topic of Stress in previous articles (Stress 101, Stress 102, Burnout), so what’s new about Strengths-Based Stress Management? Strengths allows me to embrace what is unique about me while… Read More

Strengths Part 4: Sometimes They Help, Sometimes They Hinder

Strengths is all about the discovery of our natural talents so we can use them to grow and develop in ways that align with our values. This journey of discovery eventually leads to a mirror… Read More

Strengths Part 3: Powerful Partnerships and Teams

What is the best team experience you’ve ever had? What made it good? How can it be repeated? What was the outcome? Understanding the dynamics and practices that make a team great can lead to… Read More

Strengths: Part 2 – Discover Your Energy

You know those days when we don’t feel like doing anything? We want to be motivated, but we just can’t find what will trigger our energy and make us want to get moving? We feel… Read More

Strengths: Part One – The Big Picture

Have you ever been amazed at watching someone perform a task, or manifest a way of thinking, or interact in their relationships, that demonstrated incredible talent, and yet they made it look so easy? Have… Read More

Renewing Our Mind 4: Our Reactance Biases

  Reactance Bias rēˈaktəns/ bahy-uh s noun: the urge to resist or do the opposite of what someone tells you to do. For the past several weeks, we’ve been considering Renewal of Our Mind and specifically,… Read More