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Eleven Helpful Posts on Being Resilient

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When faced with challenges, whether through personal loss, tragedy, illness or environmental factors, most of us of healthy mind find ways to recover and move on. We can find inspiration in the stories of others overcoming adversity to find joy, satisfaction and meaning in life despite incredible odds. In acknowledging your own experiences, you find strengths that will help you recognise what capacities and resources you have that will support you to build resiliency for any potential set-backs.
Human Problems

Human Problems Are Not Fixable

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Human beings are not bikes, computers, or windows that can be fixed. Each single one of us is incredibility complex with all kinds of influences and ideas and different biological makeup and emotions. We have unique character traits, attitudes, beliefs and traditions, so the 'fix the problem approach' doesn’t work. Human beings are not problems to be fixed.
Change your Story

Change your Story, Change your Life

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Whether you acknowledge it or not, you are a story teller and you depend on a regular narrative to help you navigate through your days. You tell stories everyday: at home with your family, at work with your colleagues and clients, at play with your mates, and in romance with your lovers. Who you hang out with informs your narrative, your story.
Importance of Storytelling

Importance of Storytelling

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Significantly, the stories we tell ourselves get lived out daily. They guide our beliefs and choices, thereby impacting our actions.
What is Appreciative Inquiry?
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Appreciative Inquiry - Overview of Method, Principles and Applications

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Appreciative Inquiry is a perspective on the world that invites us to see ourselves and the world through an appreciative or valuing eye. We are made aware that how we use language, how we ask questions, and what stories we tell shape our own and collective destinies.