Today I am sharing a list of strategies to boost your wee·silience.
I define wee·silience as:
small ways to improve your ability to deal with difficult situations* quickly
*understated way to describe the current state of the world:
What wee·silience strategies are you employing to help you get through the
year, month, week, day, hour, minute? Share in the comments!
Here's my wee list:
📘 read anything that gives you pleasure (approach the news with caution) - I am currently reading:
|A wee-view is coming soon!|
👀 seek out and appreciate wee things in life - a few of my favorites are: babies, animals, little people, little old people, kindness... Here's a local news story that combines some of these:
🌳 seek out and appreciate nature:
|View of Lake Zug during my morning jog.|
💃 exercise in whatever way gives you pleasure - Jogging not your thing, but you like to dance? I recommend this REALLY FUN channel by emkfit**, a fitness instructor out of Toronto:
**huge thanks to Colleen for the hot tip on this exercise regime.
🎵 listen to music - ever wonder what we listen to in our house? Here's a link to my Spotify playlist:
...our musical tastes are ALL OVER the place (and the timeline).
Can you guess which song Smidgey added to the playlist?
(Her paw dexterity is extraordinary!)
😷 wear a mask! Nobody encourages this wee·silient (globally healthy!) behavior better than my posse pal, Paul Rudd:
🖊 write a poem or anything that strikes your fancy! Grocery lists can be a practice in wee·silience when written mindfully...just saying.
Today I wrote a In One Word poem, a form introduced by April Wayland. Here's how I did it:
1) I thought of a word: resilience, because you know, anything to get us through our current reality.
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