Yesterday was the 18th Birthday of my fiend Emma’s daughter. I had the afternoon free so I went along to the party venue and helped to decorate and get the venue ready.
As we were setting up we talked lots about her daughter growing up and reminisced about the amazing times that we have shared. It was lovely and really got us in the mood to celebrate.
It got me thinking about how much Emma has built and strengthened her daughter’s resilience through her parenting.
Resilience is all about being able to bounce back when life throws difficulty and distress in our direction. Energy, drive, determination and clarity of thought are all essential to resilience.
My friend is the queen of being supportive and of fostering all of these qualities in others. She does it for me, for her other friends and family and it has totally influenced her daughter, who is a super capable and confident 18 year old.
The nature of their mother daughter relationship has so much to do with their happiness and success. They can talk about anything and share everything. Reassurance and acceptance are a constant in their family tool kit.
Building strong relationships and having the ability to communicate well has provided the foundation for their inner strength. No matter what life throws at them they get through it, and almost always with a smile!
If you feel that you would like to build your inner strength then come on a Revitalise Session. you will love the difference some clear thinking can make to your everyday.