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  • Building Resilience: Mastering the Art of Bouncing Back from Life’s Challenges

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    Building Resilience: Mastering the Art of Bouncing Back from Life’s Challenges Everyone faces tough moments that push their boundaries and help them find their inner strength. In my life, I’ve come to understand the importance of resilience instead of being persistent in difficult times. Resilience is the ability to bounce back from challenges and embrace […]

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  • Adaptation, the fluidity & Keystone of Self-Reflection

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    Adaptation, the fluidity & Keystone of Self-Reflection Leaders and individuals who want to make a positive impact need to be able to adjust and respond to change. In this final piece, I’m bringing the Pillars of Self-Reflection together through Adaptation. Environment: In an ideal world, our environment will be supportive, to creativity and clear thinking. The […]

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  • Feedback: The Dual Art of Guiding Others and Reflecting Within

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    Feedback: The Dual Art of Guiding Others and Reflecting Within Feedback is the sixth key in this seven-part series on Self-reflection. Feedback is a powerful tool in the realm of personal and professional growth. It not only shapes our interactions with others but also our inner dialogue. Learning how to give and receive feedback is […]

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  • Self-Reflection – The role of vulnerability And Why it matters

    Self-Reflection – The role of vulnerability And Why it matters In this series on Reflective Practice & Self-Reflection, we’ve considered: – 1.The environment for Self-reflection:2. The Power of Journaling:3. Asking the Right Questions:4. Mindfulness and Meditation: The fifth component is: – Vulnerability Few things make people more nervous than the thought of sharing their vulnerability. […]

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  • Mindfulness & Meditation: A Journey to Inner Peace?

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    Mindfulness & Meditation: A Journey to Inner Peace? In my series on Self-Reflection, I’ve so far discussed:  The environment The Power of JournalingAsking the Right Questions Today: – The Essence of Mindfulness and Meditation Mindfulness is the art of being fully present in the moment, of engaging with our experiences without judgment. It involves a […]

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