Category: Building Resilience

Nurturing a Zen State of Mind in Modern Life

In the whirlwind of modern existence, finding moments of peace and clarity can seem like an elusive goal. Yet, the pursuit of a Zen state of mind invites us to pause, breathe, and become fully present. At its core, a Zen state of mind is about cultivating mindful awareness and embracing each moment as it […]

From ‘I Hate My Life’ to Thriving: A Journey of Transformation

“I hate my life.” If you’ve ever uttered these words, you are not alone. Many people grapple with overwhelming negative feelings and difficult emotions at various times. It’s natural to feel this way, especially when faced with life’s unexpected challenges and painful moments. That is the reason we started this site: to remind people that […]

Encouragement: The Catalyst for Growth, Resilience, and Success

Encouragement isn’t just a fleeting moment of kindness; it is a powerful force that can change lives, offering hope and confidence to those who need it most. Often, a few words of support or encouragement can be the spark that ignites a person’s passion, helping them stand tall in the face of challenges. Whether it’s […]

Light on The Horizon: How to Get Past Feeling Defeated

Even for the most intoxicated of dreamers, idealists, and optimists, phases of feeling defeated are an inevitable part of life. It’s a human condition. A moment, a day, or a perpetual stretch of time that tests our resilience and fortitude. This universal experience doesn’t discriminate. You’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who hasn’t felt defeated […]

Crafting Resilience: Adult Coloring Books Nurture Inner Strength

In our fast-paced world, finding peace and mindfulness is more essential than ever. Adult coloring books offer a unique blend of simplicity and depth. They provide a serene escape for many grappling with the daily hustle. Adult coloring books, far from being a mere trend, have emerged as a beacon for many seeking solace and […]

Spiritual Fasting: Deepen Connections & Amplify Personal Growth

For some years now I’ve practiced intermittent fasting for health and vitality, however, I never really thought about spiritual fasting before. I am a professional meditation teacher and someone deeply interested in spiritual growth, so in hindsight, I find it odd that the concept never crossed my mind. Of course, I’ve heard of fasting being […]

Exploring Qigong vs Tai Chi: Understanding the Unique Benefits & Practices

Are you trying to decide between Qigong vs. Tai Chi? If you’re puzzled by the distinctions and benefits, you’re not alone. Both are time-honored Chinese practices that foster health and well-being through gentle movements, but they are not identical. This article demystifies Qigong and Tai Chi, comparing the complexity, movements, and what outcomes you can […]

Mastering Mantra Meditation for Its Transformative Healing Benefits

Get ready to embark on a trip of inner peace and tranquility with mantra meditation – your ticket to a calmer, more centered you awaits! In a world buzzing with chaos and noise, taking a moment to pause, breathe, and align your energies can work wonders. And one of the best ways to accomplish this […]

Find Your Why and Live Your Best Life Starting Now

The concept of “finding your why” is pivotal in giving our lives direction and meaning. I’m opening up about my personal journey—how I unearthed my true ‘why,’ after a traumatic childhood. It’s a story about discovery, about finding that guiding purpose which eventually culminated in the birth of ResilientStories. Before we dive into that, let’s […]

How to Get Out of Survival Mode & Use Resilience Instead

In today’s world, we can all use some guidance on how to get out of survival mode and start living in “thrival” mode. The feeling of exhaustion, anxiety, and depression is at an unprecedented high and has made it so that most people merely survive day-to-day and never have the energy to strive for something […]