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From Resistance to Resilience in Healthcare Leadership: More Than Just Growing a “Thick Skin”!

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From Resistance to Resilience in Healthcare Leadership: More Than Just Growing a “Thick Skin”!

By Kelli Oberndorf Management and Organizational Coach • Group Facilitator • Life Coach MY STORY As I started my first job in the healthcare field, I had high hopes for applying my ‘progressive’ style of leadership. I was young, ready, and eager to make a positive impact on the world. But then just like that…a roadblock occurred! In that very first year, I experienced a rude awakening, thereby setting off a chain reaction that would last for over 13 years until deciding to leave in 2019. I started out as a sensitive person: great when I was a massage therapist,...

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Accountability: Another Resilience Asset

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Accountability: Another Resilience Asset

Accountability: Another Resilience Asset Was I Really Accountable? By: Shelby Pittman, M.S. How an OWLS team member learned the connection between accountability and resilience. As part of my personal growth journey, I have taken steps toward becoming more accountable in my life. Accountability is “an obligation or willingness to accept responsibility or to account for one’s actions.” However, this definition does not convey what it really means to show up. When I took a closer look at accountability, I found I needed to show up more to myself, and also to others, and to the environment I share with others....

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What is Resilience-to-Thrive™ Coaching?

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What is Resilience-to-Thrive™ Coaching?

Resilience coaching is a growing field. If you are already a life or wellness coach, you can enrich your current practice and open new possibilities. Resilience skills can be applied to individuals or groups as well as to work settings.  Disclaimer and Request (see below)* [Click here to find out how you can become a resilience coach]   In Resilience-to-Thrive™ (resilience) training, coaches learn how to help clients address difficult experiences and stressors. All for the purpose of learning, strengthening, and transforming the stress into a positive and beneficial outcome. As described in “Raw Coping Power: From Stress to Thriving,” resilience...

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Awakening through COVID: How simplification grew a heart of gratitude

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Awakening through COVID: How simplification grew a heart of gratitude

  Awakening through COVID: How Simplification Grew a Grateful Heart Regina Novak, Financial Coach and Health Educator   My journey from stress, through silver lining, to moving forward well.   To say that every day in quarantine was easy would be a lie. To say I didn’t consider trading in my daily cup of coffee for a big glass of wine, while trying to do virtual learning, would also be a lie. I am happy to report that I did resist the urge. If I told you there were days when I felt like I was going to lose my you...

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Prioritizing Your Well-Being: Positivity

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Prioritizing Your Well-Being: Positivity

 Prioritizing Your Well-Being: Positivity By Estefania Lopez, M.S.           As part of my own personal development I have recently taken several steps to prioritizing my own well-being. Perhaps the most impactful decision I made was to stop tolerating negative people in my life. This type of decision – “focusing on the positive” –receives a lot of attention in social media and is widely promoted. Every day it seems I come across at least one “good vibes” or “positive energy” post. However, I believe many people don’t truly understand the power of eliminating negativity from one’s...

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