Resilience, Self-Care,
and Growth

Ross A. Laird, Phd

rosslaird.com

@rosslaird

Belonging

Trust

(and Empathy)

Autonomy

Mentorship

Empowerment

Emotional
Safety

Emotional Safety

The Foundation:

Broken
Containment

Disrupted
Self-regulation

Locked
Response
Patterns

Instinctive
Coping

Developmental
Resonances

Trauma

Personal

Vicarious

Dissociation

Flight response
Hallucingens
Fantasy

Anxiety

Orienting response
Stimulants, Eating
Gambling

Anger

Fight response
Alcohol
Gaming

Depression

Freeze response
Opioids, Eating
Media consumption

Mental
Illness and
Addictions

Growth
Mindset

Default
Mode

Healing

Trauma

Self-
awareness

Patterns
Pacing
Containment

Redirection

Resourcing
Skill development
Nervous system training

Self-regulation

Relationships
Character

Stillness

Wonder

Reflection

Discovery

Self-regulation

Growth
Mindset

Resilience

(inward)

Grit

Giving

Zorro
Circle

Resilience Training

Preparation

(for the unforeseen)

Strategy

Relationships

Belonging
Trust
Emotional Safety
 

Resilience

(outward)

Growth
Mindset

Use
What You

Have

Resilience Training

Gratitude

Sleep (but not too much!)

Recreational skill development

Laughter

Touch

Optimism

Simple presence

Meditation

Exercise

Nature

Resilience Tasks

Arthur Ashe

Start where you are.

Use what you have.

Do what you can.

七転び八起き

Fall down seven times,

Stand up eight times.

Resilience through reading​!

Jim Brosseau
Jounce: Crafting a Resilient Life in an Increasingly Chaotic World

 

Daniel Coyle
The Little Book of Talent

 

Carol Dweck
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

 

Roy Baumeister
Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength

 

Robert Sutton
The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn’t​

 

Shawn Achor
The Happiness Advantage

Keep Going

Be Consistent, Engaged,
and Purposeful.

Get in touch if you get stuck.

ross@rosslaird.com

slides.com/rosslaird

Resilience, Self-Care, and Growth

By Ross Laird

Resilience, Self-Care, and Growth

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