Who am I and Why Resilience?

Boats docked on the South Portland side of Casco Bay Maine.

As Building Resilience embarks on our newest journey, I think about both where we are going and from whence we came. I see that my experiences with adversity and uncertainty have led me to where I am today. I learned the Skills & Attitudes of resilience by exposure to much adversity both personally and professionally. And though I have no regrets regarding my journey for it has made me who I am today…there are easier ways to learn.

Here is what I have learned from my journey. Continue reading “Who am I and Why Resilience?”

Is Resilience A “Mask”?

In an online article called Tackle reasons forcing nurses to be ‘resilient’, warn RCN members by  Junior Reporter and Online Assistant for Nursing Times, she writes, “Resilience is the “mask” that nurses are forced to wear because of workplace pressures and demands, members of the profession have warned during a discussion at the Royal College of Nursing congress this week.”

The attendees at the conference posed the question as to whether or not resilience is “a positive attribute and one to be aspired to in the modern healthcare workforce.” Continue reading “Is Resilience A “Mask”?”

BounceBack is on Sale!

Slideshow of BounceBack cover cards shown in alphabetical sequence.

BounceBack provides practice applying the Skills & Attitudes of resilience. With 35 decks offering 680 challenge scenarios, it’s a lot of practice.We’re cleaning house. Our new BounceBack decks are ready for print. We still have some prior versions in stock. Beginning today, we will offer these decks for sale at the original price of $9.95 each while supplies last. Click the image above for an alphabetical listing of decks. These decks are smaller than the v.4 decks and come shrink-wrapped without a box. Stock up now at this very low price.

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