*****Resiliency*****

Last Update: March 02, 2014

However we come by it, resiliency is that essential quality which enables us to bounce back from life's challenges. The only constant in life is change. Even happy changes can create some adjustment issues. Never has the ability to bounce back been more important, because the speed of change today is faster than it ever was and the pressure to produce and succeed is more intense.

Resilient people are energetically engaged with life. They are persistent and confident. Is this you? I hope so. The ability to spring back from whatever life throws at you is being resilient. Each time you bounce back from a setback, you are strengthening your resiliency. Each time you accept a setback without attempting to come back, you are weakening that resiliency.

Many people are fearful of moving forward. They resist this change. The mind must truly leap over the pause - and into the new challenge. This can be very exciting! Many people feel that once they have made their own "leap" - they look back across the chasm from the other side and marvel at the fear that held them in place...standing still for so long. They report that they now feel strong and vital. Retreating will never make you feel this way.

Do not be discouraged if your own pauses take longer than you wish they would. As long as you have not retreated to old patterns, old ideas, or old behaviors - you have already begun to move on. Moving on...the final step of resiliency....is the process of replacing what you left behind with what you hope for in the future.

Best of luck to everyone and may you all find your own resilience!

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Gordi Premium
True. That which doesn't kill you, makes you stronger
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Melanie1508 Premium
Without a doubt, Gordi. I love that saying! :)
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DBSTAR Premium
Very well put, I totally agree
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Melanie1508 Premium
Thank you kindly, Donatella. I know you are resilient. :)
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DNTL Premium
Thank you, that was beautifully written! May we all be resilient! :)
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Melanie1508 Premium
Hello DNTL.....How sweet of you to say that. Thank you. Best of luck to you always...*Melanie*
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Stonefox Premium
Great post! Thanks for sharing! Best regards and best of luck to you.
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Melanie1508 Premium
Hi Stonefox....You're welcome. I love writing. Best of luck to you also. *Melanie*
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GatorGal747 Premium
Hi Mel....you are absolutely correct in your observations....I'm now so resiliant, I am almost pliable....lol Secret to an old, happy age....just keep on truckin'

Thanks for this....you have a true talent for expressing your thoughts....keep up the good work.

Suz
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