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The Power of Failure

What do you think when you hear the word failure? You probably are thinking that you’re not good enough and that you should give up. While failure can involve those thoughts and emotions, it can also make us stronger or wiser. A simple definition of failure is: An act or instance of failing or proving unsuccessful; …

Keep a lookout for the Gray Rhino

Michele Wucker writes about Gray Rhinos, which are a distinct danger that offers us a choice: deny it or deal with it. Humans take these problems for granted all too often and get trampled because of it. The Gray Rhino is a close cousin to the Elephant in the Room, the Black Swan Event and …

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Need a Hero? Make Your Future Self Your Hero!

Maybe your hero is Brené Brown, Mother Teresa, or Nelson Mandela. Those might be worthwhile heroes. However, it would be even better to become your own hero. Your life is your story, and every story needs a hero.  By defining the hero of your story, you have a chance to become that hero. And you need …

The Long Term Mental Health Plan

On Wednesday 14 August 2019, the Health Minister Greg Hunt launched the Long Term Mental Health Plan. I was pleased to read that the government is placing a greater focus on mental well-being. Of particular interest to me as a Mental Health First Aid Instructor, is that they are going to do updated statistics on …

The First Steps to #BeAPhynix

I don’t proclaim to be an expert on anyone else’s life. I am just a human being that has raised three kids, worked-time, been a carer, been a boss, been a friend, been a daughter and a sister. But I have also survived bullying and abuse, I have battled thoughts of suicide and self-harm, and …

What is your Resilience Score – Part 6 – Collaboration

Welcome to the final part of a 6-part series on the domains of resilience in the Predictive 6 Factor Resilience Scale (PR6). The PR6 is a proprietary scale that provides holistic measurement of resilience across six domains of resilience that has been developed by Pieter J. Rossouw and Jurie G. Rossouw using an established neurobiological …

What is your Resilience Score – Part 5 – Tenacity

Welcome to part 5 of a 6-part series on the domains of resilience in the Predictive 6 Factor Resilience Scale (PR6). The PR6 is a proprietary scale that provides holistic measurement of resilience across six domains of resilience that has been developed by Pieter J. Rossouw and Jurie G. Rossouw using an established neurobiological model. …

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What is your Resilience Score – Part 4 – Reasoning

Welcome to a part 4 of a 6-part series on the domains of resilience in the Predictive 6 Factor Resilience Scale (PR6). The PR6 is a proprietary scale that provides holistic measurement of resilience across six domains of resilience that has been developed by Pieter J. Rossouw and Jurie G. Rossouw using an established neurobiological …

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What is your Resilience Score – Part 3 – Composure

Welcome to a part 3 of a 6-part series on the domains of resilience in the Predictive 6 Factor Resilience Scale (PR6). The PR6 is a proprietary scale that provides holistic measurement of resilience across six domains of resilience that has been developed by Pieter J. Rossouw and Jurie G. Rossouw using an established neurobiological …

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What is your Resilience Score – Part 2 – Health

Welcome to a part 2 of a 6 part series on the domains of resilience in the Predictive 6 Factor Resilience Scale (PR6). The PR6 is a proprietary scale that provides holistic measurement of resilience across six domains of resilience that has been developed by Pieter J. Rossouw and Jurie G. Rossouw using an established …