Category Archives: Resilience

What is Resilience and Why is it Important?

When the earthquake hit Nepal in April 2015, Nuri, a Sherpa, was helping Don Bowie and his team climb the Annapurna Circuit. Hundreds of villages were leveled to the ground. Nuri’s home was destroyed and he was separated from his family. Bowie’s team decided to remain in Nepal to help, and Nuri, even though he […]

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Can You Be Too Resilient And Optimistic?

The first half of 2017 has been a whirlwind of amazing experiences and way beyond what I’d imagined when setting my intentions for the year.  It has also challenged what I believed resilience to be and has me questioning is it possible to be too resilient and optimistic? This year I made a commitment to the […]

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Resilience: A Skill that Can Be Mastered?

As technology, greater interconnectedness, unemployment rates and economic uncertainty loom forebodingly in the background of our lives, I believe that now, more than ever, resilience is a key personality trait to master. Many people think resilience is an inherent personality trait; I believe it is a technique that can be learnt to succeed, despite life’s problems. I have been a quadriplegic since a devastating accident […]

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3 Things You Say That Increase Your Stress

The words you use have the power to build up or tear down the people you are dealing with, or in the case of your thoughts, they can pick you up or drag you down. When it comes to the processes ticking over in your own thoughts, I have noticed that there are 3 things […]

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Building Resilience In Your Teenager

Resilience is definitely the buzzword of the moment. But what does it mean and how can you practically implement it in your household to help your teen battle the challenges that lie ahead. As our society has grown and developed we have been able to shield our young people more easily from the negative things […]

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Make It Happen – A Profile Of Resilience

Sharing my story of resilience with thousands of people every year, I get to meet a lot of people who share their stories with me.  One of these people was Geoff Hughes.  Geoff’s story has inspired me and epitomises resilience.  I’ve asked Geoff to share his journey to date and his tips for resilience and […]

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Do you have a teenager in your life?

How To Be Resilient – Parents and Teens Sessions Things go wrong. It is just a matter of when, not if. How you respond to change and adversity determines your level of success.  Resilience is the skill that will lessen the impact of challenges, change and stress, and when practised resilience is the skill that […]

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Healing is not a linear process

Sometimes the wounds we think are healed have only got a thin scab over them and then something comes along and bumps the scab off and it starts to bleed again. It’s ok, healing isn’t linear and takes patience. Time to let some more light in. Stacey Copas has used her life experience and personal […]

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2017 New Year Wishes For You

Welcome to 2017.  I have a feeling you’re going to love it here! Here are my wishes for you this year: I’d love to hear what you’re most looking forward to this year.  Comment below to let me know? Be your best! Stacey Stacey Copas has used her life experience and personal philosophies to become a […]

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What Do You Celebrate?

With only 25 days left of this year, it’s a time where most people reflect on the year that was, check in with the goals and intentions from the beginning of the year, and start to look ahead to next year. (Click to watch this message or continue reading below) Often there is a fair […]

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