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JOSEPH M. MARSHALL III

Words can hurt, but only if you let them.

They called you bad names. Were you changed into the things they called you?

No.

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Unhealthy Forms And Applications Of Resilience

1. Resilience can be used dismissively

2. Resilience can carry the expectation of ever bouncing back

3. Resilience can convey self-judgment

4. Resilience can be used to push people harder and harder

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Does Resilience Have A Dark Side?

Nearly everything has a potential risk or shadow side. Even the hazards of predominantly beneficial things like yoga or having a positive attitude (so-called toxic positivity) have made headlines. Knowing the potential dangers can help us view things more wholly - contain...

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1. Resilience Can Be Used Dismissively

A parent who may have difficulty tolerating the discomfort of a child’s distress may use resilience as a broad brush to gloss over the hurts that children endure in an adult world. “Oh, but kids are so resilient” is dismissive at best and could lead to inaction w...

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4. Resilience Can Be Used To Push Employees Harder

Teaching health and resilience in the workplace can come with the expectation that if proper support is provided, employees will produce more and improve the bottom line. While this is true, especially for companies who want to keep employees long-term, i...

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JOSEPH M. MARSHALL III

You cannot forget [the words people called you] anymore than you cannot feel the wind when it blows. But if you learn to let the wind blow through you, you will take away its power to blow you down. If you let the words pass through you, without l...

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3. Resilience Can Convey Self-judgment

A myth of resilience is that if we are not able to adjust and adapt quickly, there is something wrong with us. The expectation that we should be stronger, more resilient, or more anything may not be the supportive self-talk we need to be resilient. A paradox, but one tha...

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How It Should Be And What It Is

Our expectations of how things should be can blind us to what all of our options are. A more realistic and more hopeful approach may acknowledge how we exist in perpetual change over a lifespan. Acceptance of reality can help us continuously adapt our minds and bodies even if the...

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Healthy Resilience: To Humbly Persist

A healthy relationship with resilience considers that we are by our nature ever-adapting to change, and in this way, resilient. While resilience is something that can be practiced, it’s best not pushed.

In The Lakota Way, Joseph Marshall III writes about t...

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2. Resilience Can Carry The Expectation Of Ever Bouncing Back

Resilience is, by definition, bouncing back or returning to a former state. When this is not possible or even probable, we may find ourselves stuck trying to go back in time. For example, if we have suffered a major health setback and are now pushing ourselves to return to how we...

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