Clifton StrengthsFinder – because we probably already know our weaknesses (I changed “flaws” to “weakness” because it isn’t a flaw, just a difference), and this can help us focus on our strengths.
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How to find your strengths – know what other people struggle with that seems easy to you. Things that annoy you that other people do/don’t do might also be strengths that you don’t recognize in yourself, so instead you’re judging them based on your self expectations.
Be aware of the purpose of a process, if it loses connection to its purpose, it might stop serving a purpose. – This is a larger topic, think religion and the things learned, taught, delegation of tasks/knowledge maintenance – things science is figuring out that were known and practiced already.
Who discussed, what was decided and why? Decision log
Books: 5 dysfunctions, I don’t have wings, why can’t I fly? you can heal your life by Louise Hay, The dictionary of obscure sorrows
Decision trees, flow chart for visual of decision making – sharing thought process
ACT, Radical Acceptance – becoming aware of what the current reality is so you can move from a place of strength/knowledge
some might call it accepting your limitations
Why not say instead “accept your current limitations”
accept your current challenges/struggles
understand your current struggles
understand your current strengths and struggles
post partum anxiety
anxiety management – reassurance harms, asking ?s and support or encouragement helps
what are you anxious about? why?
avoidance increases anxiety – face your fears
notice the worry, don’t (try to) eliminate (ignore) the worry (ACT)
Focus your attention with intention
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learn to feel your feelings, emotional granularity linked to better emotional control/regulation
themes of community and support
you have anxiety
no, I’m just stressed
yes, that’s anxiety
Burnout is emotional exhaustion
name it to tame it – naming your emotions – acknowledging them is how you control them
maladaptive means the skill or tool was useful, but isn’t anymore
codependency – people try to fix the other person’s emotions because they are lacking the coping skills to just sit with them
moving from surviving to thriving
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