What is resilience? Resilience refers to the ability of an individual, family or community to cope with adversity and trauma, and adapt to challenges or change (SAMHSA). Capacities that develop and strengthen our resilience may include inner calm, seeing options more clearly, shifting perspectives and responding flexibly, choosing actions, perseverating in the face of doubt.
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As Graham, (2018) points out, all of these qualities are innate in your brain. I welcome you to take the next step to learning and rediscovering your own resilient capacity for finding your way through personal challenges such as trauma, life transitions, sudden health changes and relationship stressors.
Linda CollinsI specialize in an integration of mind and body approaches for working with personal and relationship change. This might include learning mindful awareness practices, self-compassion, stress-reduction skills and approaches for working with negative thoughts and emotional reactivity.
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