November 30, 2018
As we all know, life is not always smooth sailing. Sometimes unexpected events can provide rough waters to navigate that present themselves in a myriad of forms: natural disasters, car accidents, the death of a loved one or an unsettling medical diagnosis, just to name a few. While we can't control the waves of life, we can learn how to surf the waves and cope resiliently with any challenge that life offers. In Linda Graham's newest book, Resilience: Powerful Practices for Bouncing Back from Disappointment, Difficulty, and Even Disaster, we are offered not only guidance and understanding but over 100 exercises to help us successfully navigate and surf the often turbulent waves of life.
Linda Graham, MFT, is a licensed therapist, author and teacher who integrates neuroscience, mindfulness and relational psychology to bring us valuable tools to build a resilient life. By training us and our brains, Graham states that she can help us learn to "respond skillfully to the most common and the most challenging external stressors."
Modern neuroscience is shedding new light on the ability of the brain to grow new neurons and create new neural circuitry throughout our lives. No matter what age, our brains have the capability to rewire old habits, behaviors, and responses to be more resilient and shift perspective to life challenging events. You might be familiar with the saying, "Neurons that fire together, wire together", by neuropsychologist Donald Hebb. This saying describes the way in which pathways of the brain are formed and reinforced through repetition. Graham states that "when we choose to cultivate experiences that that will create new patterns of circuitry in the brain, we are choosing to change our brains in ways that will change our lives for the better."
This is not the type of book that you read and set back on the shelf. This book is a companion to help you surf the sometimes surly waves of life. With 130 experiential exercises ranging from practicing Somatic Intelligence, Emotional Intelligence, Relational Intelligence, Reflective Intelligence and Full-On Resilience, readers will have the tools, as Graham says, "to cope resiliently, no matter what life may throw at us, no matter what level of disruption to our resilience we're facing...learning tools to create change leads to a realization that I can create change, and that leads to the view of the self that I am someone who can create change. That's empowering, and it's powerful."
Learn more about this life changing title along with a valuable exercise offered in the book in the short interview below with author Linda Graham:
Order your copy of this powerful book here: Resilience: Powerful Practices for Bouncing Back from Disappointment, Difficulty, and Even Disaster
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July 27, 2023
Is it possible to be grounded while globetrotting? Some may believe peaceful travel is an oxymoron, but the truth is that Colorado offers a multitude of unhurried spiritual and religious travel destinations. Sightseeing becomes elevated through divine explorations.
frequencyRiser wants to know where you will travel in Colorado? Undecided? This healthy list is helpful when planning trips in Colorado, especially for those who are seeking metaphysical or divine experiences.
June 05, 2023
“If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.”
Yogis have known the importance of the breath for thousands of years. The ancient sages taught us that “prana”, the vital force circulating through us, can be cultivated and channeled through a spectrum of breathing exercises.
Learning to breathe consciously and with awareness can be a valuable tool in helping to restore balance in the mind and body. Utilize the Breath video to create a controlled meditative breath.
Learn more about meditative and yogic breath from our great selection of yoga and meditation wisdom books:
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May 06, 2023
It's no secret that our minds become preoccupied with everyday happenings; get the kids up and ready for school on time, quickly run to the grocery store and the bank before flying home to prepare meals and finish folding the laundry. It's time to take a breathe and ask; Am I being "mind full" or mindful?
Great spiritual leaders throughout time, like yogis, shamans, mystics and others, connect to a realm of universal peace, which exists at a higher frequency. By evolving consciousness through yoga and meditation, we are able to rise above the daily grind, and find peace in just existing.
frequencyRiser offers the tools needed to elevate to a higher level of awareness.
When we exist at a higher frequency all aspects of life become powerfully sublime.
Where do we start? What do we do to find inner peace? Below are some books to help you on your journey to enlightenment.