Resilience For Dessert

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When the going gets rough, how do you stay on track? Despite my resolve to reduce my TV screen-time, I got sucked into a reality show called Zumbo's Just Desserts . Zumbo is Australia's very own Willy Wonka. In the show, 12 amateur bakers compete for a $100,000 prize by baking their own creations, as well as several complicated desserts from Zumbo'...
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The Power of Subtle Messages

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What's your Favorite Inspirational Message? After six years in my bright, spacious office, I had received an offer I couldn't refuse—to join the incredible group of people at Partners in Resilience. I was thrilled. The only downside was that I would be moving into a far smaller office space in their suite on the edge of downtown Minneapolis. Moving...
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Tom Glaser
Yes, Kristy Sweetland. I couldn’t agree more. The environment provides the container. With thoughtful attention, it contributes gr... Read More
Friday, 02 March 2018 08:47
Tom Glaser
Yes, Amanda. A thousand time yes to Courage, Community, and Health & Wellbeing!
Saturday, 19 May 2018 12:36
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How to Resist the Urge to Act without Thinking

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It was my brother-in-law Bill's turn to answer a compelling question, one that I hoped would trigger an insightful conversation: "Given your many interests and your difficult job as a clinical social worker, how do you stay aware and in the moment?" Bill chuckled, as he had asked me the same question a month or so before. He reminded me that he has...
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Tom Glaser
I'm with you there, Carrie! That's why we call it a "practice"!
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 10:10
Tom Glaser
Yes yes yes, Kristy Sweetland. It's amazing how, with practice (there's that word again!), meditation can soothe an activated nerv... Read More
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 12:26
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Your Attention, Please!

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"Given your many interests, Tom, is there some kind of common denominator, or common thread?" asked my brother-in-law. A mild flush rushed to my face and the corners of my mouth curled ever so slightly into a smile. The fact that Bill knows me so well yet continues to be interested in my thoughts and experiences touched and flattered me. "What a gr...
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Let's Put On a Show!

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My friend Dani is a passionate and talented actor. When a prestigious Scottish graduate school offered her a spot in their acting program, she was beyond thrilled. Trouble was, despite scholarships and working extra jobs, Dani didn't have quite enough money to make the move abroad. Not to be deterred, however, she took a favorite Mickey Rooney movi...
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Thanks, Risa! It was such an inspiring experience. I’m not surprised that you like hearing about it—pretty much right up your alle... Read More
Sunday, 03 December 2017 19:59
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