Facing Adversity with Resilience
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Miller, MSW, LISWWillow Wisdom

We all face adversity off and on throughout our lifetime. One’s resilience or ability to bounce back from these challenges is, in large part, dependent on what protective factors are in place. Protective factors are that which contribute to positive mental health, allowing us to face and overcome challenges. Though some protective factors cannot be changed or controlled such as … Read More

Discovering Self-Compassion
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Miller, MSW, LISWWillow Wisdom

How compassionate are you to yourself? When you face challenges or difficulties, do you have a calm, reassuring, soothing, and encouraging inner voice or a painful, pestering, inner critic? If you are like most people, there are times that you may fall prey to your inner critic. For some, the inner critic has taken control of “command central” bringing about … Read More