Notable Quotes

Posted by PocketConfidant

“Resilience is the power to adapt well to adversity. It is the process of coping with and managing tragedy and crisis in your life. It is ‘bouncing back’ from hard times

The above quote is taken from “Duct Tape Isn’t Enough” by Dr. Ron Breazeale. Dr. Breazeale has spent many years in the work of building resilience in individuals, communities and regions. We assert that resilience is a skill that can be learned and offer services and tools to do so.”

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Printed in Monitor on Psychology.

“Hold training workshops for teachers and others who can pass along resilience skills, stressing how people need to learn to be flexible and take risks, suggests Ron Breazeale, PhD, a clinical psychologist in Portland, Maine.”

Read more of the article “How to Foster Resilience.”

Posted by Integrated Counseling and Wellness, written by Luke Elnerson.

“Dr. Ron Breazeale, Ph.D. writes in Psychology Today that you need to dispute catastrophic thinking to overcome it. This involves understanding what could be the “best-case scenarios.” Are there any logical answers that you can find to address this issue?”

Read more of the article “What is Catastrophic Thinking and How Can You Control It”

Posted by LiveStrong.com, written by Chris Blank

“Optimism manifests itself as a willingness to make an effort and take a chance, rather than assuming that your efforts will be unsuccessful or that your circumstances will never improve.”

Read more of the article “The Characteristics of a Positive Attitude”

Posted by Maria Shriver: Powered by Inspiration, written by Ann Marie Termini

“It is common to react to hardships with emotional pain, grief and a range of other emotions as well as a sense of uncertainty. Dr. Ron Breazeale notes, ‘Resilience does not involve avoiding one’s feelings, it involves confronting and managing them’.”

Please follow this link to read more of the article “10 Ways to Build Resilience in the Face of Adversity”

Posted by Cooperative Parenting Institute: Recognizing the Unique Needs of Separating Families, written by  Ann Marie Termini

The road to resilience is often characterized by working through emotional distress and painful misfortunes. Dr. Ron Breazeale notes, ‘Resilience does not involve avoiding one’s feelings, it involves confronting and managing them’.”

Read more of the article “Resist Throwing in The Towel: Building a Co-Parenting Relationship”

Posted on Bottom Line Inc: Our Experts, Your Bottom Line!

“So I called Ron Breazeale, PhD, a clinical psychologist in Portland, Maine, who has helped catastrophic thinkers throughout his career. He gave me some simple and creative ways to break this bad habit.”

Read more of the article “How to Avoid Assuming The Worst”


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