Resilience Exercises

There is much you can do to gain or strengthen your resilience. Here at Forge, we'd like to help you with that. Over the coming weeks we will be posting detailed exercises that will help you on your journey to resilience. Listed beside each exercise is the scheduled posting date. We invite you to return and gain valuable insights every week.

Mindfulness Practice

Exercise #1  - Grounding Yourself in Your Environment  (April 1, 2015)

Exercise #2  - Become Mindful of Your Body  (April 8, 2015)

Exercise #3  - Practice Watching Your Mind  (April 15, 2015)

Exercise #4  - Focus on What You Want  (April 22, 2015)

Exercise #5  - Notice Yourself Through Others  (April 29, 2015)

Exercise #6  - Be grateful  (May 6, 2015)

Exercise #7  - Accept Responsibility (May 13, 2015)

                                           mindfulness 


Assessing Feelings

Exercise #8  - Learn to Discern Your Feelings  (May 20, 2015)

Exercise #9  - Learn to Unbundle Your Feelings to Increase Your Resilience  (May 27, 2015)

Exercise #10 - Learn to Identify Your Emotional Triggers  (June 3, 2015)

Exercise #11 - Are You Listening to Your 'Inner Chatter Box'?  (June 10, 2015)

Exercise #12 - Increase Your Awareness and Ability to Manage Your Anger  (June 17, 2015)

Exercise #13 - Express Your Feelings Directly  (June 24, 2015)

Exercise #14 - Learn to Manage Your Anxiety  (July 1, 2015)

Exercise #15 - Become Aware of the Ghost of Shame  (July 8, 2015)

 
           assess feelings

Building a Positive Orientation

Exercise #16 - Increase Your Energy and Happiness (July 15, 2015)

Exercise #17 - Get in Touch With Your Gifts  (July 22, 2015)

Exercise #18 - Learn the Art of Appreciation  (July 29, 2015)

Exercise #19 - At the End of the Day, You are Your Best Support  (Aug 5, 2015)

Exercise #20 - Freeze Your Negative Energy  (Aug 12, 2015)

Exercise #21 - Being Kind to Your Body is Being Kind to You  (Aug 19, 2015)

Exercise #22 - Failure is Part of the Learning Curve  (Aug 26, 2015)

Exercise #46 - Smile On the World (Feb 10, 2016)

Exercise #47 - Notice What you Like About Those Around You (Feb 17, 2016)

                     positive direction 

Self Awareness

Exercise #23 - Your moods are Passing Events in Your Life ( Sept 2, 2015)

Exercise #24 - Get out of the Blame Game (Sept 9, 2015)

Exercise #25 - Practice Acknowledging Yourself (Sept 16, 2015)

Exercise #26 - Learn to Let Go (Sept 23, 2015)

Exercise #27 - Manage Your Energy (Sept 30, 2015)

Exercise #28 - How Do You Think About Yourself? (Oct 7, 2015)

Exercise #29 - When You Put Yourself in the Victim's Role (Oct 14, 2015)

Exercise #33 - Look at the World Through the Eyes of a Toddler or Puppy (Nov 11, 2015)

Exercise #34 - Notice how you think about yourself.  (Nov 18, 2015)

Exercise #36 - Identify Your Wants (Dec 2, 2015)

Exercise #37 - Tune in With Empathy (Dec 9, 2015)
                         self awareness 

Learning to Have Fun

Exercise #30 - Take Yourself on a Date and Have Fun (Oct 21, 2015)
   
Exercise #39 - More fun please (Dec 23, 2015)

Exercise #44 - Commit to Laughter (Jan 27, 2016)
                                 

Thought Management

Exercise #31 - Challenge Early Life Messages (Oct 28, 2015)                             

Exercise #32 -   Are You Feeling Selfish? (Nov 4, 2015)
                      

Rejuvenation

Exercise #35 - Manage Your Energy (Nov 25, 2015)                                                      
                 

Empowerment

Exercise #38 - Change the Role You Play in a Story (Dec 16, 2015)     

Self Soothing

Exercise #40 - Neutralize Your Thoughts (Dec 30, 2015)

Exercise #43 - Soothing Strategies Good for You and Your Relationships (Jan 20, 2016)

Exercise #45 - Stop the Highjacking (Feb 3, 2016)

Exercise #48 - Get Out of Your Head (Feb 24, 2016)
   


Stress Management

Exercise #41 - Defuse Stress (Jan 6, 2016) 

Exercise #42 - Control What You Can and Let Go of the Rest  (Jan 13, 2016)
   



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