There are no obstacles on the path; the obstacles are the path.
Zen Proverb

Start Now, Start Small: Daily Ways to Build Resilience

Start Now, Start Small: Daily Ways to Build Resilience

Jun 29, 2017-- Amy Cuddy of TED Talk fame and Bonnie St. John, who skied in the Olympics, are well known for their accomplishments, but they've also had setbacks. The most obvious -- St. John's leg amputation at age 5, and Cuddy's traumatic brain injury as a teenager. However, they credit their success not to the lessons learned in dealing with major challenges, but rather the small ones. In this interview, we learn that "micro-resilience" and small tweaks can mean the difference between surviving, and thriving. According to St. John, "Micro-resilience is a lot of little things across a spectrum. There's brain things, metabolism things, purpose-oriented things, anxiety." Other areas for improvement can be your posture, relationship with fear, or mindset, adds Cuddy. Here, their stories and strategies for overcoming obstacles. (7832 reads)


Read Full Story
What's your reaction? inspiring fascinating courageous hopeful
Take ActionToday, shift a negative to a positive by reframing your nervousness as excitement.



Quote Bulletin


We're all just walking each other home.'
Ram Dass

Search by keyword: Happiness, Wisdom, Work, Science, Technology, Meditation, Joy, Love, Success, Education, Relationships, Life
Contribute To      
Upcoming Stories      

Subscribe to DailyGood

We've sent daily emails for over 16 years, without any ads. Join a community of 244,971 by entering your email below.

  • Email:
Subscribe Unsubscribe?