When life throws a curveball

Posted Posted in Coaching, Online Training, Resilience

If you noticed there was no Resilience Guide last week, my sincere apologies.  If you didn’t notice, I’m glad you were occupied and hope you were happily engaged elsewhere! All is well now, but last week I had a family emergency that needed my full attention. My diary had to be hastily cleared.  I had to ramp up my own self-care to be sure I could hold the fort and hold the ‘safe space’ for everyone else to cope and recover.   I had to be really aware of the effects of stress, that it was acute and severe, that my immune system would dip when the crisis was over (and indeed it did try to!) and I needed to mitigate that. But that all worked out fine, because over the past number of years I have paid regular attention to developing my strengths while practising a flexible and positive mindset. […]