Emotional Resilience

Emotional Resilience is the ability to adapt or to respond to a stressful or unexpected situation or crises. This can include physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, or social resilience. But how do we develop it? Like anything else it takes practice and some self-introspection. Dr. Ginsburg, human development expert mentions five components that help us toContinue reading “Emotional Resilience”

“Bad things” vs “Hard things”

Many times when some difficulty, trial, or tragedy strikes, somewhere we might hear the question, “Why do bad things happen to good people?” This past week as I studied the book of Job in the bible, many of his friends ask the same thing of him. But what is bad? is it bad to loseContinue reading ““Bad things” vs “Hard things””

Spiritual Power

There are many types of power in the world. Political Power, physical power, and natural power are a few. Many years ago I worked for McDonnell Douglas, an Airplane manufacturer in Long Beach California. At the time they were building a new airplane; the MD-11. This plane sat 280-400 people, weighed six hundred thousand pounds, and hadContinue reading “Spiritual Power”

Listening

In a conversation with others, how often are we only half listening? If most of you are like me, many times I am already thinking about the next thing I’m going to say, or a rebuttal for the argument, or something else entirely. By doing so did we miss something important or even the realContinue reading “Listening”