In the rarest of circumstances in the middle of a pandemic, Amanda left her wife and three children for a week-long business trip. Janice, Amanda’s wife is a front-line health care worker. – When Amanda returned to the chaos and demands of being back home, she was irritable and aggravated
I goofed. Then I felt regret and embarrassment about goofing. Anybody else ever been there? In a recent presentation, that I think went well by the way, I quickly blew past a question and blithely mentioned that people rarely leave therapy with me prematurely. Hear the arrogance? Boy I sure
RESILIENCY ~ the ability to weather life’s storms with relative steadiness, the ability to “bounce back.” According to the APA, resiliency is “the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or significant sources of stress.” We all could benefit from tending to our resiliency gardens
One of the inhibitors of our experience of who we are, true Self, is our tendency to identify with aspects of being, identities. Internal Family Systems would call these “parts.” Transactional Analysis calls them ego states. It’s like that story of the eagle raised by ducks who thinks she’s
Ahbyasa – consistently taking deliberate steps in the direction of your goals.
We are all consistently taking steps. Are these steps in the direction of our goals? All the little steps, all the little habits add up to routines. Do these routines support your goals?
Let’s just look at this professionally. What are your professional goals?