Free Yourself From Resentment

Free Yourself From Resentment

By Jenny Campbell|March 10, 2021

Resentment is a perception of unfairness – you’re not getting the help, appreciation, consideration, affection, reward, or praise you deserve. This sense of unfairness, together with an innate anger, combine to give the root of resentment. It is also an amplification process of three steps:– there is the trigger for anger.– there is an amplification of that anger because of the unfairness of the situation.– the universalising of that situation…

Resentment Halt

Resentment Halt

By Jenny Campbell|March 3, 2021

Here are some typical symptoms of resentment. Which ones are yours? Confusion – Why don’t others get it? Why don’t they understand and appreciate what you have achieved? Inner self-talk battle – half of you is angry that you didn’t say what you felt, the other half is feeling selfish or ashamed. Short-temperedness – You pick a fight because you are not getting what you need. Switching attention to others’…

Feeling Stale

Feeling Stale

By Jenny Campbell|January 13, 2021

The word that is with me right now is stale. I can feel it, my clients feel it, you may feel it. It seems that whilst the world is very unstable and uncertain, many feel stale in what they are doing day to day. Here’s what the standard advice can include: If you’re in a stale relationship, either spice it up (find common interests or get stuck into proper conversation…

How resilience coaching makes the difference

How resilience coaching makes the difference

By Jenny Campbell|July 13, 2020

What is the difference between resilience and normal executive coaching? Two main things: Being able to be aware of the client’s resilience defines very clearly their capacity for change. That means it can help you as the coach set expectations for yourself and the client. Given whatever start point the client has, knowing the key things for their resilience needs, for that exact start point, helps sift through the masses of…

Encouraging self efficacy in the workplace

Encouraging self efficacy in the workplace

By Jenny Campbell|February 26, 2020

Busting The Myths of Resilience Series Myth 3: Confidence is needed for resilience Encouraging self efficacy in the workplace Part 2: Confidence and resilience. Self efficacy In the previous publication, you saw that a resilient way of living and working includes nourishing secure bases. Secure bases drive a deep level of confidence in feeling both safe and inspired to be everything you can be. Secure bases provide the bedrock for…

Resilience Quotes

Resilience Quotes

By Jenny Campbell|February 5, 2020

These are the elements in this quote by Corey Keyes: high levels of emotional well-being happy and satisfied have purpose feel a degree of mastery accept all parts of themselves sense of personal growth sense of autonomy internal locus of control choose fate in life instead of being a victim of fate Go through each one. Rate how much you have this in your life using a scale of 1-10…

Principle 10: Model It!

Principle 10: Model It!

By Jenny Campbell|February 27, 2019

These results demonstrate a somewhat profound disconnect between what organisations believe are the best strategies to build resilience, and what they are actually doing. In fact, there is a strong suggestion in the results that organisations largely do not know exactly which programmes produce the best results in the cultivation of resilience. Or, that they may in fact be pinning their hopes on initiatives that do little or nothing to…

Seeing the truth

Seeing the truth

By Jenny Campbell|February 20, 2019

Helping your client understand for real the ‘resilience data’ of any situation they find themselves in – under the cosh, in crisis, or with complex opportunities to navigate – is a fundamental of resilience coaching. Resilience is your capacity for change. So it is with someone’s resilience that the following, similar to Timothy Gallwey insights from his Inner Game Series, Resilience today (ie capacity for change today)   = Resilience Potential…

Coaching with intention

Coaching with intention

By Serena Battistoni|January 19, 2019

Is your client brimming with New Year resolutions and goals that sweep both of you up into an (potentially over) optimistic view of their capacity to enact on these changes? New Year resolutions can be great, if they’re doable and motivating. They really can help. But with many clients, they just say ‘humbug’ to all that, because repeated attempts at the same kinds of thing – getting better worklife balance,…

Shock Level of Demand for Resilience

Shock Level of Demand for Resilience

By Jenny Campbell|November 19, 2018

In partnership with the Academy of Executive Coaching, we recently carried out a survey on the demand for resilience in the workplace. With over 200 respondents we think the results are a shock. And so we wanted to share them with you on behalf of your own resilience and that of your clients. To provide a frame for the results of the survey, we will use The Resilience Dynamic®: Many of you…