The C.D.C indicates, “About 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year–that’s 1 in every 4 deaths. Every year about 735,000 Americans have a heart attack. Of these, 525,000 are a first heart attack and 210,000 happen in people who have already had one.” We see the heart as the center of both our physical and emotional wellbeing. Strong feelings are associated with its deficiency.
Matters of the Heart was created to emphasize the need to address the emotional aspects of heart disease. Use it individually to explore your own thoughts and feelings and challenge yourself to become more resilient. Practice applying the Skills & Attitudes of resilience to the challenges presented as well as your own. Have those tough conversations with family and friends. Use it in a support group or as a teaching training tool for healthcare professionals.
For a better understanding of BounceBack, view our video on the right-hand side of this page.
Our Healthcare Series is now available for purchase.
- If you are just joining our game, please follow this link for a little background information on how we are playing this particular game.
BounceBack will be available for purchase via our website soon. We’d like to introduce you to BounceBack by playing a bi-weekly (Tuesdays and Thursdays) game on our homepage using our free Downloadable Demonstration Deck.
Your Challenge Card from our Downloadable Demonstration Deck is featured above. Once you’ve dealt with the challenge, magnify your screen and take a close look at the bottom of the card. There you will see the Skills & Attitudes we feel might be most helpful in managing the scenario. You can also use other skills and attitudes that you find helpful as long as you can explain how you would apply them. We challenge you to find new ways of responding to adversity.
Which of these Skills & Attitudes will you choose to apply?
Follow along alone, with a friend or a group. Talk to others and find out how they would respond. We can learn much from one another. But if we wish to learn from our experiences, we must first get through them.
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