“The purpose of the nervous system is to organize chaos.” -Stephen H. Wolinksy
Etymology . From Latin resiliō (“ to spring back ”). Pronunciation . IPA : /ɹə.zɪl.ɪ.əns/ Noun . resilience (countable and uncountable, plural resiliences) (psychology, neuroscience) The mental ability to recover quickly from depression, illness or misfortune.
Reaching deep in my proverbial bag at this time and revisiting positive thinking models in preparation for the new year, though I wish I'd done so sooner. It does feel good to plant seeds of optimism in the midst of what often feels like warfare on the battlefield of my mind. There are thinking traps we fall into that have been identified and can be overcome with awareness and pro-activity. I've fallen into and dirtied myself worming around all of em' recently, so paying attention to and being proactive in this area of study has payed dividends. Living with the choices I've made and having to confront the often crippling voice of the many spirits that fed on my lesser states of thinking leading up to this moment, I see how the last couple of years have been an opportunity for me to exercise higher faculties of thinking. I haven't always made the best decisions.. I like to think of my mind as a garden though. If the garden of my mind is a battlefield then I rather be a warrior tending to a garden than a gardener on a battlefield.. or something like that
With emphasis on REAL-TIME APPLICATION, Here's to resiliency skills and psychological well-being!
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