After almost 12 weeks of confinement, in Switzerland and France, children are returning to school, while many of you return or will soon return to an office routine. So, before you race full speed into the spiral of your old work life balance, it is time to reflect how did the confinement impact your resilience.

In my two previous articles With COVID-19…Why Isn’t Social Distancing Enough? 10 Tips and Tricks to Survive, and  #COVID19 #Resilience: 10 tips to Boost the Essential Emotional Intelligence (EI) Skill You Need, I offered 20 effective tips and tricks to guide you into your self-discovery journey...

Après près de 12 semaines de confinement, en Suisse et en France, les enfants retournent à l’école, alors que beaucoup d’entre vous retournent ou retourneront bientôt à une routine de bureau. Ainsi, avant de foncer à toute vitesse dans la spirale de votre ancien équilibre de vie, il est temps de réfléchir quel impact le confinement a-t-il eu sur votre résilience....

En Suisse, à notre troisième semaine de confinement, nous avons traversé une montagne russe d’émotions, de remaniements logistiques, de stresses, de défis de gestion du temps et de nombreuses autres situations afin de faire face à l’un des périls les plus radicaux auxquels nous sommes confrontés de notre existence. 

En effet, en période de COVID19, vous faites face à des changements dans votre vie quotidienne. Ces cruciaux moments d’incertitude engendrent du stress et de l’anxiété, et ainsi finissent par vous enfoncer dans un déséquilibre cognitif et émotionnel.

LE DÉCLENCHEUR : #CHANGEMENT

Selon le nivea...

As we are in our third week of confinement in Switzerland, we went through a rollercoaster of emotions, logistical reshuffling, stress, time management challenges and many more situations in order to deal with one of the most radical challenges we are facing in our lifetime. 

Indeed, in times of COVID19, you are dealing with changes in your day to day life. Such crucial times of uncertainty create stress and anxiety, and eventually puts you off balance.

THE TRIGGER: #CHANGE

Depending on the resilience skills you have, any change within your direct and indirect environment triggers and impacts your balance...

Avec la propagation du virus COVID-19, les scientifiques recommandent la distanciation sociale... mais est-elle suffisante pour véritablement préserver votre santé mentale ?

Soyons réalistes, en Suisse, alors que nous avons 8 semaines de quarantaine, des millions de personnes agissent curieusement... alors restons zen !

Selon qui notre bagage émotionnel et rationnel, nous prenons tous cette situation de manière différente, cela dépend des jours, de notre afflux de communication, de nos interactions, de l’actualité... et parfois de fausses nouvelles .... Nos jours sont en effet plus stressants, de par les...

With the COVID-19 virus spreading, the medical recommendation is social distancing…but is it enough to truly preserve your health… your mental health?

Let’s be realistic, in Switzerland, we have 6 weeks of quarantine, and millions of people are acting strange…so let’s keep calm!

Depending on who we are, we all take this situation differently, it depends on the days, on our inflow of communications, our interactions, of the news…and sometimes fake news….Our days are indeed more stressful, with the daily worries of the virus spreading, for our relatives and friends, the fear of our future, of illness and d...

Are happy people more resilient? Are resilient people happier? Scientists, psychologists and philosophers are still debating on the correlation between happiness and resilience.

To what extent are they dependent and interdependent? 

Based on my personal life and professional experiences, on my clients’ testimonies, as well as on research; my personal definition of resilience is the: “capability to bounce back, by using one’s resources and learning, as well as growing from one’s experiences.”

Since birth, infants have had a capacity to withhold distressful moments. Throughout the childhood years, the insti...

As Darwin says it best, “It’s not the strongest of species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones most resilient and responsive to change.”

In a rhythmic life composed of growing demands, instability and pressure, your resilience is needed more than ever. As Darwin said, to survive, you must learn the skill of resilience in order to adapt to constant change and stress.

I personally define resilience as a “capability to bounce back, using your resources, learning, and growing from your experiences”.

In the previous article from the Resilience series “Your First 8 Steps to Build your Resilienc...

Today’s world is marked with rising global instability, misinformation and information overload, fast and furious change, new technologies, collaborations platforms, shorter deadlines and an ever more demanded multitasking ability.

Whether you are an entrepreneur, a manager, a leader, a student, a stay home parent, you are facing long stressful days and challenges.

In today’s world, your adaptation to uncertainty, to change and to ever-increasing demands is vital; that is precisely why your resilience is needed more than ever.

What Defines Resilience?

American Psychology Association defines resilience...

Lets face it. The entrepreneurial journey is a long path paved with stress, uncertainties, victories and failures.

Failure, a word that fills us with the emotions of shame, pessimism, disbelief and discouragement. But what if failure could mean something different? What if we could actually use failure to boost our self-confidence, strengths and success? What if we could change that negative bias into a positive one? Are you ready?

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” Dr. Seuss. Isn’t he right?

Don’t we all have that power within us...

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