Category Archives: CONSTRUCTIVE

To seek new solutions
– Dare to seek new solutions.
– Dare to seek your own ways.
– Dare to look for ways to solve problems instead of getting stuck in the problem.

by Michael Ballard The I Can part of the language of resilience is about owning the issue and working towards completion or accomplishment. This language is spoken in present and or future tense about something to be done. We take the can’t out! I Can language includes: I Can Use my problem solving and creativity skills […]

by Michael Ballard The Language of Resilience – I Am assists the child (and ourselves) to reflect and assess how we are seen by ourselves and others. With patience and practice the language of resilience can apply to anyone including children and adults with special needs and challenges. The goal of the words “I AM” […]

The Power of Neutral ——-MAGNET—— Resource guide to reach your neutral  What Makes You More Resilient What actions can induce the sense of calmness and resilience: Focus on positive emotions: go out and switch to new activities, experiences and environments; Stay flexible, face challenges, adjust your goals; Learn lessons from the ‘negative’ experiences; Analyze and […]

Humans are healthier and happier when we are connected in respectful and loving ways by people who help us be nurtured and feel connected. These people help us grow through life’s best and more challenging times. These relationships may include one or two nurturing parents, a loving extended family, friends, neighbors, coaches and teachers.  For […]

Learning to Thrive by Overcoming Adversity is Resiliency! by Michael Ballard Resiliency is our ability to bounce back even in adversity. It is a set of key resources that help us have more successful experiences and outcomes even when life is hard and feels unfair. The good news is that researchers are proving that it […]