How to be resilient: 8 steps to success when life gets hard

ERIC BARKER “Stick with it!” “Be resilient!” “Never give up!” I see a lot of stuff about resilience, persistence and grit. What I don’t see is a lot of legitimate info on how to actually increase those qualities. How can we be more resilient? How can we shrug off huge challenges in life, persist and — in the end — succeed? So I looked at the most difficult scenarios for insight. (Who needs resilience in easy situations, right?) When life and death is on the line, what do the winners do that the losers don’t? Turns out surviving the most dangerous situations has some good Read More …

Feeling Not Very Okay At All?

“Piglet?” said Pooh.”    Yes Pooh?” said Piglet.    “Do you ever have days when everything feels… Not Very Okay At All? And sometimes you don’t even know why you feel Not Very Okay At All, you just know that you do.”    Piglet nodded his head sagely. “Oh yes,” said Piglet. “I definitely have those days.”    “Really?” said Pooh in surprise. “I would never have thought that. You always seem so happy and like you have got everything in life all sorted out.”    “Ah,” said Piglet. “Well here’s the thing. There are two things that you need Read More …