When we are in the middle of chaos with a lot on our minds, it can go into a flat spin and end up in panic mode. It goes from one negative or self-deprecating thought to another until we have reached catastrophe or have no self-worth left to speak of. When we are in this [...]
We are not able to control the storms of life, but we can control where we focus our attention. Learning to ride the storms of life and come out stronger is what building Resilience allows us to do.
Flipping Negative thoughts to Positive thoughts
For survival, we have a natural tendency in life to focus on all that is wrong and negative. We don’t need to work at finding the negative, it is our natural bias. But what we do have to work at is, to focus on the positive. It is suggested that to balance out every negative [...]
How can we be resilient.
To be resilient we need to be able: To focus our attention on what we want rather than what we don’t want. To manage our thoughts to be in line with what we want. To motivate ourselves towards our goals. To choose actions to move us towards our goals. [...]