Daniella Whyte

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How To Develop Resilience In Hard Times (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 339)


“The oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and survived.”
— Robert Jordan

We tend to talk about resilience as a trait that people are born with but that notion couldn’t be further from the truth. We aren’t born being resilient; we learn to be resilient over time. Human beings have an amazing ability to be strong even in the midst of harrowing and discouraging situations. The will to survive is far more flexible than we imagine at first glance. Read more…


3 Simple Things To Remember When Problems Persist (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 230)

3 Simple Things To Remember When Problems Persist

“The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.”
— Moliere

“If it ain’t one thing, it’s another.” We all have those days, perhaps even entire weeks and months, when it seems as though problems face us at every corner they can find. At work. At school. At home. At church. They threaten to pull us by the nape of our necks into a spiral of one thing after another. When everything seems to be going wrong, we may be caught off guard. These times can blindside us and cause us to neglect to realize the many things that are going so well in our lives. It might not be easy or a happy occasion when problems persist in our lives, but there are better ways to get through these times than whining and complaining about them. Read more…

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