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Build Resilience: The Road Less Traveled

Posted 07-29-2018 at 07:18 PM by Johno1967


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“It is the rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.” – The Clone Wars “The Wrath of Ryloth”

In Seinfeld the character George Costanza discovers in an episode that doing the opposite of what he usually does opens doors for him. The lovable Loser realizes that he has been doing things predictably wrong his entire life. By doing...
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The Daily Jedi: Overcome Fear

Posted 07-21-2018 at 10:29 PM by Johno1967


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“Facing all that you fear will free you from yourself” – The Clone Wars “Sacrifice”

Fear often stops us in our tracks. Of all the emotions it is the one which hijacks our hopes and dreams the most. Fear of the unknown, fear of failure and ridicule are reasons that prevent people from starting let alone achieving their goals.
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The Daily Jedi: Embrace The Suck

Posted 07-07-2018 at 03:46 PM by Johno1967
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“I’ve got a bad feeling about this” – Han Solo

Voluntary Hardship is one thing but loving adversity is at an entirely different level. It sounds devious and twisted but it works and it is incredibly effective in building Resilience.

Embrace the Suck” is a term used in the Military. I’ve heard it used in one form or another in three different Armies in three languages. The term...
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The Daily Jedi: Voluntary Hardship

Posted 07-05-2018 at 05:03 PM by Johno1967


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Life rises from the ashes. Fire brings renewed growth and strength. The Forest is resilient.

Voluntary Hardship is one of the ways we can build our resilience. The Stoics in Ancient Greece and Rome practiced Voluntary Hardship as a way to harden themselves to life. The practice could be as simple as missing a meal or sleeping rough. It was...
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The Daily Jedi: Building Resilience

Posted 07-03-2018 at 06:42 PM by Johno1967


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The six petal rosette is a symbol of life and resilience in many ancient cultures. Life is resilient and in a constant cycle of birth, death and rebirth. Even a fragile poppy will fall under a storm to re-emerge more vibrant than before.

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