What is resilience? Can we build it or cultivate it? What does the heart have to do with it? Resilience is the capacity to come back to our hearts, our true self, to a state of safety and optimal functioning… and yes, yes we can cultivate it!
We are always doing something, and that something is either moving us Towards the kind of person we want to be and the kind of life we want to have (Values) or that something is moving us Away from pain, struggle or discomfort as well as away from the kind of person we want to be
inner leadership is akin to developing self mastery or Arete. An ongoing, dynamic process of leading oneself well towards the heights of one’s potential. With Inner Leadership, we are claiming the response-ability to choose how we wish to respond
Until now, this post only had those 4 words on it. For 7 years! There are 2 parables that come to mind. One is about the best time to plant a tree and the other is about how we should learn a lesson in patience from the bamboo tree.