To follow is an eBook (download) written by Dr Russ Harris concerning feelings of anxiety that may be associated with what is happening in the world today. This is a small gift from him to me and now to you and whoever you may feel may relate to and receive some comfort in going forward. Light reading and realistic strategies. Brief overview:
Let’s now explore these, one by one….
How to respond effectively to the Corona crisis
by Dr Russ Harris, author of The Happiness Trap
‘FACE COVID’ is a set of practical steps for responding effectively to the Corona crisis, using the principles of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). Here’s a quick summary of the key steps, and in the pages that follow we’ll explore them all in more depth:
F = Focus on what’s in your control
A = Acknowledge your thoughts & feelings
C = Come back into your body
E = Engage in what you’re doing
C = Committed action
O = Opening up
V = Values
I = Identify resources
D = Disinfect & distance
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By Dr Russ Harris.
If you are approaching some form of Change in any area of your life, having reliable psychological resources will assist in improving your fitness for Change. Psychological Capital (PsyCap for short) will assist in increasing your fitness for the change process and whatever is to come. According to Luthans, Avey, Avolio and Paterson (2010); the following four behaviour concepts focus on leaving the comfort zone and increasing fitness and strength for the change process:
• Confidence with effort.
• Ongoing Positive attribution about succeeding.
• Persevering with goals with flexibility so as to succeed.
• Resilience – sustaining and bouncing back to attain success.
With effective and strong support through Coaching; improving your Change fitness will increase your momentum for success. This all about creating energy for moving forward.
Kindness always – Lesley.
The Change Gym
Dr Steve Barlow