How to Build Resilience Within the Disaster

Feeling the fear? Here’s how to get to grips when things are falling apart.

Carley Centen
Apr 15 · 10 min read
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Break down or break open. The choice is yours. Photo by Kelli McClintock on Unsplash

“This awful catastrophe is not the end but the beginning. History does not end so. It is the way its chapters open.”

— St. Augustine

Feel the feelings

So what can you do with these unhelpful feelings?

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Photo by Miguel Bruna on Unsplash

Focus on what you can influence

Find meaning in the difficulty

Health is wealth

“Things falling apart is a kind of testing, and also a kind of healing. We think that the point is to pass the test or to overcome the problem. But the truth is that things don’t really get solved. They come together and they fall apart. Then they come together and they fall apart again. It’s just like that. The healing comes from letting there be room for all of this to happen. Room for grief, for relief, for misery, for joy.”

— Pema Chodron

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Star in Starting Over

Stories and ideas about resilience and how to actually grow stronger through the difficult stuff.

Carley Centen

Written by

Exploring why we do what we do in love and work for those curious to understand more about themselves, others, and the world. More: http://lnk.bio/aNXQ

Star in Starting Over

Stories and ideas about resilience and how to actually grow stronger through the difficult stuff.

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