Archive | positive thinking

How to move toward your goals, and away from your fears

“May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears” — Nelson Mandela  The photo accompanying this blog and the Nelson Mandela quote above didn’t come as a package, but I decided they worked well together. Here’s my rationale: If you, like that white cat, let your fears guide you, you will most likely make bad choices […]

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Energy-depleting feelings: Don’t drain your emotional bank account

Do you get really frustrated in traffic?  Do you get easily annoyed with people?  Are you frequently judging the words and actions of others?  Are you overwhelmed with all the negative information that you’re bombarded with every day? Feeling frustrated,  annoyed and overwhelmed are are all energy- draining or energy-depleting emotions.  In last week’s blog, […]

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Turning disappointment into opportunity: How my own resilience paid off

The saying goes that, when one door closes, another opens. With that in mind, I’d like to share with you a personal story about how resilience led me from a great disappointment to an exciting opportunity! Here’s  the back story: Last year, I was exhibiting at a trade show during a conference for long-term-care homes. […]

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Calming my mother’s inner critic, and teaching her how to reframe

Fall is officially here, and so it is time to end The Rose Remedy’s Resilience Reset Challenge that ran all summer. I hope that the information from both me and experts in the field was helpful in making you feel more resilient.  I did receive much positive feedback  about the Challenge. Thanks to everyone who […]

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Resilience Reset Challenge: Get out of the “mindset war”

Here is the next strategy in  The Rose Remedy’s Resilience Reset Challenge, as described by psychologist Rick Hanson: Get out of the mindset war. Here’s Rick: By “war” I mean here a mindset, not combat between nations with tanks and bombs. The “war” I’m referring to is an attitude of conflict and animosity toward a person, object  or condition. […]

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Resilience Reset Challenge: Spend time in nature

After several weeks of cottage living, I am feeling more serene and rejuvenated. It’s not only taking in the wonderful lakeside view or the gorgeous sunsets. It’s the chance to live in the present in all of the beauty of nature – a place that is perfect for meditation. Walking meditations are a great way […]

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Resilience Reset Challenge: How to stop procrastinating

I am delighted to share this guest blog post written by health coach Stephenie Farrell, who works with The Rose Remedy. Procrastination is a common problem; learning what’s behind it, and how to overcome it,  is the fourth strategy of  The Rose Remedy’s Resilience Reset Challenge, to help you strengthen your resilience and improve your health and happiness. […]

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Resilience Reset Challenge: Unlock the happiness within

We’ve all heard how laughter is the best medicine for both mind and body, with a host of benefits. Laughter can even be a mild workout! Have a look at the video below featuring stress management consultant, transformation coach and laughter yoga instructor Kerry Garnier, with fellow laughter yoga instructor Marjorie Wingrove: Happiness is crucial to […]

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Resilience Reset Challenge: Improve your spiritual health

Spiritual health refers to having meaning and purpose in your life, as well as self-awareness, and feelings of being connected with yourself, others and the  larger realities around you. Many studies have shown the importance of spiritual health.  One overview   reported that spiritual health leads to  “positive changes in health behaviors such as communication, diet activity, and […]

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Take part in The Rose Remedy’s Resilience Reset Challenge!

Summer is a great time to focus on renewing and refreshing our physical, emotional and spiritual selves.  An important aspect of that renewal is   strengthening and building our resilience. That’s why I’d like to invite you to join in The Rose Remedy’s Resilience Reset Challenge! As  its name implies, this challenge is designed to help […]

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