Emma McLaren with GetMyrth discusses resilience and how it can be used to improve stress.
Episode 1936: What is Resilience and How Can It Improve Your Stress by Emma McLaren of Get Myrth
After nearly a decade of globetrotting as a sustainable seafood consultant and ocean conservation warrior, Emma is planting roots. She’s lived, worked or explored in over 60 countries – 45 in the last 10 years. Quite a feat, but given Emma’s ambition, intensely supportive global network of family and friends, and powerful curiosity, it’s not all that surprising. You may have heard of her persona, Emma the Nomad? These days, though, she prefers to be known as a nomad-in-residence--to be more specific, a resident of Santa Cruz, where she’s growing her own roots alongside the coastal trees.
She’s passionate about true self care, mental health experiences, and solo travel. You can usually find her devouring books, practicing yoga, or dreaming big about the future of Myrth.
Myrth is a member of the Digital Wellness Collective. Built around human connection and community, Myrth sets its intention on normalizing self-care and creating better habits through accountability, partnership and simplicity, all encompassed in software.
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but Emma Glare of get mirth dot com and I'm just a molecule
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Optimizing your life,
what is resilience and how can improve your stress by Emma Mclaren of get mirth dot com or you brittle more
are you flexible? Do you break under pressure or do you bend then rise back up as a trick question, because here in mirth
We believe in having a growth mindset. That means personality trays aren't so much in
it is. They are something that can be cultivated. Resilience the ability to ban under pressure but not break
turn a something resembling normal is no different from any other trade and in our current world,
the ability to be resilient is more important than ever. Whether you're dealing with sudden major changes to
but your daily routine looks like applying for
new job without much success and down economy, travelling to recover from illness or otherwise dealing with something intensely stressful. Your sense of self and self esteem might have taken a serious battering. Lately, resilience can
you get through this rough patch and on to the other side, a quick now before we diversion
Some people use resilience as a way to blame people who have managed to overcome major systemic obstacles that have prevented them from achieving goals were not here.
That and have no patients for it. Sometimes there are forces outside our control that are so unjust and so enormous that is reasonable.
to spend time feeling overwhelmed by them? We can stay in that place of overwhelm forever, though
if for no other reason that we need to eat and move in love, that's where resilience comes in what is resilience anyway.
Resilience has been a buzz word in education, since at least the early two thousands as teachers had been grappling with how to teach their students to recover from minor setbacks, grow stronger from the experience in use that experience to tackle new setbacks more effectively is grow into the workplace to.
as adults, work on strengthening their ability to whether life's inevitable storms resilience has been described, as quote the integrated adaptation of physical, mental and spiritual aspects in a set of good or bad circumstances, a coherent sense of self that is able to maintain normative developmental tasks that occur. Every stages of life. End quote, in other words, is the ability to respond to changing life circumstance.
Is without losing your sense of self in, while still being able to move forward with whatever it is. You need to do what does at school or work or family life or something else. So how do you cultivate that ability? First, it helps to recognize your reaction to difficult life circumstances I'll see her in his book. The resiliency advantage
There are three categories of responses exploding with anger, implode,
Was negative emotions to the point of numbness an inability to react and becoming upset about the disruptive change in a way that,
spurs you to change your own circumstances. The first two types of reactions cause people to lash out either
but others or themselves, and in the end they change anything. They just feel angry. Only the third kind leads to changes that are linked to growth. My
fulness can be a great tool for recognising and understanding the type of reaction. Your experience I was able to understand
name describe your feelings, you better position to figure out what to do about them. If we realise that your experiencing one of the unhelpful kinds of reactions to adversity, the American Psychological Association suggests folks,
on four key components: to build your resilience, number one connection
building a maintain relationships with people you care about both near and far number two wellness danger of your body by feeding nourishing foods. Getting enough sleep
and incorporating movement into your day. Lawless also includes tending to your spiritual, emotional needs by practising meditation
praying journaling or something similar and avoiding harmful coping mechanism site too much alcohol or screen time number three:
healthy thinking. This is another area where mindfulness can be really helpful, helps to put your thoughts and emotions into perspective and remember that, just because you think it doesn't mean is true a number for meaning look for the things that help. You feel a sense of
purpose in your life and do those things. Mother, that's knitting, hats for your local shelter, giving free piano lessons view zoom, raising her children to be kind and courageous
old or rescuing wounded animals may should it be plenty of room for those things in her life,
building greater resilience is a life long journey, but it's never too late to start. Every little step forward will help better prepare you to endure whatever comes next and even thrive when it's over.
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