Self-Discovery Guidelines to Access and Activate:

Writing down your insights is very helpful. 

Before you start, we encourage you to keep a journal of your explorations, so grab a journal, pad of paper or print the worksheet below.

1. Feel your body, take a few moments to settle in. Your body holds deep wisdom. Trust in it. Learn from it. Connect with it.

2. Bring your awareness to the specific Inner Resource of Resilience, as you slow down, and take a few deep breaths.

3. Allow the word Resilience to just drop into your field of being and notice what you experience with curiosity and kindness to yourself. 

Take your time, go slowly, and be patient with yourself to get the best results.

Explore the following questions with curiosity and kindness to yourself:

We have tremendous resilience within us.

Just being alive calls for resilience on a daily basis! 

No doubt you have experienced a great deal of resilience in your life.

Take a moment to remember a few times when you didn’t know how you would get through something going on in your life, and yet you did. 

Take note and write down a few experiences.

Feel the feeling of resilience in your physical body. Resist the habit of thinking about what happened, i.e. the story, or the details of the experiences. Bring your focus to feeling your body. Feel the quality of resilience that guided you through untold multiple challenging experiences, and note all of the feelings that come up. Take some time to write down all of these feelings. By writing things down, you naturally deepen your experience, discover more, and further your understanding of how resilient and capable you actually are and have been. 

Can you see how every challenge and even crisis in your life has made you stronger and strengthened resilience within you? 

How did I help and support myself?

In what was did I ask for help and support?

Our resilience is constantly arising to meet whatever challenges show up. 

Our bodies are resilient in their self-healing capacity, our skin heals, our bones regrow, and our cells reproduce continuously.

Nature is a great example of resilience. Take a few moments to think about the natural world, and how resilient it is. As you fill yourself with nature, notice how that feels in your body, and how much resilience nature offers you just by bringing it into your field of being. Going into nature, walking in nature, or even just sitting indoors with some potted plants, if you live in a city or it’s not conducive to go outside, is so nurturing and powerful. As we quiet down and just be with living nature, we experience more resilience. Caring for nature also gives us a deeper connection to the powerful force of nature’s love and intelligence, whether it’s with potted plants, or in a garden, or in any other way. 

No doubt you have experienced many difficult and painful feelings in your life, and yet you are still here! The emotional body is also very resilient! You are still breathing, laughing, smiling, loving, caring, and wanting to find more meaning and aliveness in your life. That all is a testament to your innate resilience. Deepen into the feeling and frequency of resistance within you, and as you do this, you will amplify and strengthen your capacity for resilience ongoingly. 

In the face of reappearing conflict in our personal lives, in our relationships, in our communities, and in our world, as we deepen into our own experience of resilience, we can affirm and trust that others can find resilience too, all peoples in the world can find more resilience.

It starts with us. And as we individually and collectively become more resilient, we will naturally create a more loving world, for ourselves, for each other, and for everyone. 

You are naturally extremely resilient! Rejoice, share, and inspire others.

We invite you to continue this journey of self-discovery. It is not a once-and-done experience. Please revisit this exploration into Resilience and discover how it continues to deepen and enhance the quality of your life.

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