Widen Your Perspective – Resilience

We recently came back from a fabulous adventure in Nepal and Tibet – a Mountain High adventure with a small group of like minded clients who, like me, had a trip to Mount Kailash and Lake Mansarovar on their bucket list !

There’s nothing quite like spending time in nature to invigorate the mind and body, give us a totally new perspective and reinforce our resilience .

Vast open spaces and majestic mountains have the power to dissolve ego’s. Worries rapidly shrink and eventually disappear…. and if you are a creative type ideas come flooding in !

Mountains become molehills….. how to put things in perspective.

*Martin Seligman formulated six great questions to ask ourselves to put an event into perspective:

  1. What is the worst thing that can happen?
  2. What is one thing I can do to help stop the worst from happening?
  3. What is the best thing that can happen?
  4. What is one thing I can do to make this best thing happen?
  5. What is the most likely thing that will happen?
  6. What can I do to handle the most likely thing, if it happens?

We can’t control everything that happens our life, however , we can control how we react to it. I highly recommend stepping back to take in the big picture from a bird’s eye / mountain top point of view. What’s the worst that can really happen?

” Everything will be alright in the end and if it’s not alright it’s not the end “

 Quote from the Best Marigold Hotel Movie

READY TO BUILD YOUR RESILIENCE AND CHANGE YOUR PERSPECTIVE?

Julie Lewis works with organizations that want to create NEXT LEVEL performers who will succeed in a challenging and changing marketplace.

As the first and only Nicholson Mcbride accredited Resilience Consultant in the Middle East, Julie is able to offer RQ ( Resilient Quotient) testing , reports and programs to build and reinforce individual , team and organizational resilience .

To find out more and to test your own RQ contact: jules@mountainhighme.com

* Martin Seligman – Postive Psychology / Learned Optimism

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