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It has been almost 2 years since becoming a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant, and I can honestly say I LOVE the career I have chosen! There are several reasons why I am happy to go to my job every day, but mainly I enjoy the relationships I build with each patient. I am teaching them something new with every visit and trying to make a difference in the way they feel. But, do they have any idea what they are teaching me?
With each patient I build on my relationship skills and gain more insight into the dynamic I share with each individual. I am intrigued by how people learn and understand and it is fun figuring how to connect with patients on that level.
To recognize everyday courage, it helps to distinguish the various facets of courage. There is physical courage (the one our culture identifies with the most), political courage, leadership courage, moral courage, and personal courage, to name a few. Some of us manifest certain types of courage well but come up short in other areas. In this article, I will expand on the concept of spiritual courage, and how it works to become an inside job both at work and home.
Ideally we wake up each morning and head into an office full of inspiring, positive energy: Leaders who listen to your thoughts and co-workers who want the best for you. Well, that isn’t always the case and unfortunately sometimes we find ourselves having to deal with a not so ideal environment; an environment where negative feedback, cutthroat competition, and fear are everyday occurrences.
How do you cope when you live in a workplace that does not nurture you? It all goes back to the idea of resilience.
The three areas that create resilience, or our best ability to bounce-back...
Can you see in yourself what others see in you, or do you see in others what you don't see in yourself?
As a Ph.D. student at UCLA in the 70s, I had a self-image of being 'hip.' I believed I was involved in discovering deeper human understanding,self-actualization, and profound wisdom.
Early in my Ph.D. program, I was a student in a class with 12 other people led by a wise teacher, Dr. Bob Tannenbaum. Bob had invented 'sensitivity training', published a popular article in the Harvard Business Review, and was a full professor.
In Bob's class, we could discuss...