We absolutely love our kids. But as much joy as parenting brings us; it can also be incredibly challenging.
What makes some parents better at coping a toddler throwing a tantrum or a teen that talks back? Are there strategies to help us get through the rough times and appreciate our roles as parents? And how can we along the way improve our relationships with our kids?
Some are born naturally resilient. If you weren’t, you’ll be happy to know that there are daily habits that you can start practicing now to help you build resiliency, allowing you to bounce back faster when you are faced with challenges.
If you want to learn how to stay cool under pressure and be better prepared for life’s curveballs and the unpredictability of business, here are 7 things you can do every day to strengthen your resiliency:
Research shows that people who are hopeful and confident about the outcome of events are generally happier. This optimism that they feel makes them less stressed and better equipped to face challenges. Optimists view life’s problems differently, making them much more successful at coping.
But beyond that, there are more benefits of being optimistic that cover everything from your physical health to your relationships with yourself and other people. Here are 7 reasons why you should be more optimistic:read more
In difficult times, do you hold your ground or do you lose your cool? And when the storm has passed, do you recover quickly or do you wallow in self-pity?
People who are resilient are those who maintain a positive outlook despite being faced with difficult times thus coping with stress more effectively. They bounce back and recover from adversity much quicker than someone who buckles under pressure.
What causes happiness?
Is it material possessions? If so, then why do we encounter people who seem to have it all and still seem unsatisfied? It would seem that an abundance of money and material things don’t guarantee happiness.
We all have dreams. We aspire for more than what we are and what we have. And along with having these dreams is the desire to seem them come to life.
But have you wondered why your dreams get stuck and don’t take flight? Why do our dreams remain in our minds and never materialize into more?
You’d assume that wanting something absolutely perfect wouldn’t be a bad thing. However, perfectionism is hard to achieve and therefore, can lead you to failure.
For perfectionists, it’s either perfect or a failureread more
The rules to winning the game of life are quite simple. And there are five key questions you should ask yourself if you intend to play and win. 1. What is your vision for your life? Without a dream, a goal, or a desire to strive towards, you won’t know what you are living for. When youread more
As we get older, we find that we’re not as eager to learn anything new. Unlike when we were much younger, we’re not as eager and ready to absorb new information. We feel that our development and growth starts to decelerate. However, it would be wrong to deny ourselves the opportunity to learn.read more