Tag Archives: resilient

Being happy in challenging times

How can I be happy with you staring at me?

Let’s face it – 2020- 21 has not been easy. In such difficult and everchanging times it can be hard to stay positive and even harder to feel happy.  All studies show the more resilient you can be the more likely you are to adapt and be able to cope with day-to-day challenges.

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Are you an inflater or deflater?

Happy lioness

All my friends say I make them happier

Thinks of the happiest person you know…….what do you admire about them? Do you notice that they make you and those around them feel happy, positive and energized? Continue reading

How brave are you?

Mummy says that I am a very brave kitty!

Mummy says that I am a very brave kitty!

Do you ever stop to think about how brave you are? Continue reading

Heaven or hell?

This is heaven....

This is heaven….

Have you ever heard the saying that “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” or “one man’s hell is another man’s heaven”? Why is it that two people, put in exactly the same situation can handle things so differently? Why is it that two people who can hear precisely the same news can hear it so oppositely? Continue reading


What? Are you trying to tell me I can choose my feelings?

What? Are you trying to tell me I can choose my feelings?

When you are having a stressful moment do you realise that you have some choices to make? You can choose to immerse yourself in your stress, you can think about it constantly, you can make the situation worse by inflaming things and you can lose all objectivity in relation to that particular worry, OR, you can choose to try to turn things around, change your head space, build some resilience and really work hard to try to improve things? What choices do you make??? Continue reading

Resilience…..what do you do when things get tough???

I can get through this....I know I can.

I can get through this....I know I can.

We are told that we should let our children play in the dirt, let them get muddy as it helps them to build up a healthy resistance to bugs……if we wrap
them up in cotton wool their immune systems don’t get a chance to strengthen. What do we call this???? Resilience……. Continue reading