Work-Life Interface – Resilience for Harmony

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The Wellness Universe presents Resilience for Harmony: Tools, Tips, and Exercises for Well-being, produced, created, and hosted by Leah Skurdal, featuring esteemed speakers in the self-care industry: Carol Pilkington, Carolyn McGee, Debbie Prediger, Nicole Batiste, and David McLeod sharing self-care resources and how to fortify your resilience.

Introducing Featured Resilience Speaker … David McLeod

Part 2/5 – Finding Harmony in the Noise
Written by Leah Skurdal

When a band’s too-loud music drowns out the instruments and individual voices, ear plugs can help. Like a painfully loud band, the noise in our culture from political disagreements, media distortions, and heavy workloads can drown out the harmonies in life. Ear plugs won’t help. Our own thoughts can get lost in the noise of the world and we may fall into dis-ease.

During our human experience, we encounter many situations with opportunities to experience dis-ease, stress, anxiety, depression—and personal growth. When you have strong mental and emotional resilience, you can handle strong emotions and stay afloat. For instance, tapping into inner resilience while grieving the loss of a loved one, a job, or someone’s health allows us to face the challenges and bounce back from setbacks with grace.

Someone without strong resilience may ruminate on problems; their ego-mind thoughts cycle around familiar patterns of self-doubt, blame, shame, frustration, and worry, unable to find solutions. They may become physically or mentally ill, and rely on overeating and drinking alcohol as coping mechanisms. These non-resilient behaviors impact work-life and personal-life relationships and productivity.

Building your resilience will help your work life and personal life thrive despite challenges and setbacks. One area to begin building resilience is to turn down the volume of your outer and inner life.

Where can you turn down the noise in your own life?

Maybe you’re comfortable with and acclimated to a certain level of constant noise—barking dogs, traffic sounds, electrical hum. But, what if you created some space to hear your own thoughts? What creativity might emerge from your wise inner being?

Maybe you could turn down the decibels on the media you watch and listen to. Maybe you could create some noise-free zones in your day. Can you turn off the noise for a specific time of peaceful quiet every day? Creating a noise-free time might take extra effort. With little kids, you might need to stay up late or get up early to relish the quiet while they sleep.

When you can turn down the outside noise, you might be confronted with your inner noise—the non-stop chatter of the ego-mind. Criticism, blame, judgment, or constant commentary can disrupt your attempt to find inner peace and calm.

In our second resilience-building event, Resilience for Harmony: Tools, Tips & Exercises for Wellbeing, five experts will focus on incorporating different aspects of resilience into our lives. Master Life Coach, David McLeod will share a simple mechanism for taming the ego mind and revealing your own unique pathway.

David McLeod reminds us,

When you are feeling the stress of chaos and confusion in the outer world, harmony might be the last thing on your mind. If you can remember that most chaos and confusion actually reside in your ego mind, you can find a pathway to calmness and serenityand that is where noise gives way to harmony.

David shares wisdom, insights, personal lessons, and expertise in countless ways that help people all over the world to become true Masters of their lives. David is a Featured Bestselling Author and Mentor Ambassador with The Wellness Universe, and also serves on the WU Leadership Council.

Connect with David:

David’s course Grateful At Last is available live and by recording. Enroll today 👉

Join us and be enriched by the strategies and conversations during our 90-minute special event. You will have the opportunity to participate in self-care and resilience-building exercises in our interactive and workshop-style event. Resilience for Harmony: Tools, Tips & Exercises for Well-Being will take place Saturday, September 10, 2022, 10-11:30amET.
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Those who attend live will be eligible to receive free gifts and prizes donated by the presenters.

This donation-based event is supported by a pay-what-you-can structure to support anyone seeking self-development. Donate at registration, during the live event, at your convenience as you experience the support you seek to attain harmony. Free seats for those in need. Available to all who would like to attend.

Mark your calendars!
Resilience for the Holidays: Tools, Tips & Exercises for Well-being December 10, 2022

Resilience for Transition: Tools, Tips & Exercises for Well-being March 11, 2023

Resource: Lisa Reinicke, The Pueblo Chieftain, 2019.

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