Disaster Psychology Helps to Explain Our Response During Crisis

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Hello good morning. Welcome to your daily Hope Booster! Today I’d like to speak about a new science that I was introduced to today called Disaster Psychology.  I received an email from a girlfriend this morning, which was a forward of a newsletter that she received from an author that she and I are both familiar with. The author is …

Has the shock worn off?

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Yesterday was a weird day. Even weirder than normal, given the state of the global crisis right now. My sister mentioned a similar feeling over the weekend – almost like the shock is wearing off and our bodies have started to drop that natural defense we put up to protect ourselves in times of high stress and crisis. It’s shock …

Seven Podcasts to Stay Distracted and Uplift your Days

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On this morning’s edition of the Daily Hope Check-in Facebook Live video, I shared my seven favourite podcasts – hosts and guests that have in equal parts uplifted me, inspired me, educated me and humbled me. In these uncertain times, especially when most of our media and conversations are overrun with coronavirus and COVID-19, let these be your escape into …

Five Ways to Stay Hopeful in the Face of a Pandemic

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Today, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak as an actual Pandemic and while they’re stressing that this label isn’t cause for alarm, that we’re all supposed to keep doing what we’re doing to slow down the spread of the virus, of course…many of us are panicking. Whether the panic comes from fear of the unknown, from stories …

My Philosophy, in all the Words

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I truly believe there’s a way to succeed in whatever goal I’m reaching for, nothing is impossible. For sure, might not always happen on an original timetable and the journey will definitely take detours but with Hope, Action and Creativity, combined with Confidence and Tenacity to keep going, it’s all possible. Those are the keys, I believe. First Hope – …

Visible and real.

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Are you as excited for 2020 as I am? As we’re getting closer to the start of the latest decade, I can’t help but feel this excitement and anticipation of what’s to come. One of the really cool initiatives I get to work on next year is creating sustainment opportunities for the personal and professional development training started this year …

Joyful moments.

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This is my most favourite time of the year. For sure, it’s stressful and busy – the schedule coordination is out-of-control! 🙂 But there is so much to be thankful for at this time of year too, regardless whether you celebrate the Christmas holiday or not. There are so many opportunities to recognize joyful moments, I feel like this is …