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Must-see video on resilience and HeartMath!

I have talked many times on this blog about the importance of resilience.  I’d like to share with you a fabulous video created by the HeartMath Institute that takes a closer look  at the inter-connection of body, mind and emotions in  boosting your resilience. Learn, as the video says, how “you can roll with the […]

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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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Resilience Reset Challenge: Are you giving til it hurts?

Below, psychologist and transformation coach Terri Cole writes about helping you become more aware of your boundary style, and create healthier boundaries.  I’d like to challenge you to raise your awareness about where you might be over-giving, over-functioning or over-doing. Over-functioning refers to doing more than your share and being unclear about what is your responsibility, and […]

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Resilience Reset Challenge: Good sleep habits, better sleep

There’s nothing better than a good night’s sleep. Slumber is one of the most basic ways that the body renews its energy levels, allowing you to wake up refreshed and raring to go.  It also  helps regeneration and promotes healing. Insufficient sleep can cause mood swings, lower your ability to learn and retain information, increase your risk […]

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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: 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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Lessons to learn from The Music Man

Last weekend, I went to see a delightful production of The Music Man in Stratford. I loved it from beginning to end —  the acting, the music, the costumes. I’m no play critic, but I walked away from the theatre not only moved by the story, but also struck by several lessons around the powers of transformation and positivity. For those […]

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No jet lag! How I did it

It’s been go-go-go ever since I returned home from Africa. I’ve been spending time with family and friends, and getting caught up on work. I have spent many hours in a pool with my grandchildren and even went indoor rock-climbing with one of them. I’ve also been very busy with my mother, who suffered a […]

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