https://youtu.be/ldOlNJ0ds0c The idea we have for our life rarely matches up with the life we end up with. Plan A is fantasy. Plan B is reality. Growth is not a straight line, which is often a blessing in disguise, yet something we seldom realize in the thick of life. How do we move on from... Continue Reading →
Visualization Exercise: Look for the signs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rE3fD-8aSF8 Signs pointing us in the direction of our dreams are everywhere. Everywhere! But we have to look UP to see it. OPEN our minds to BELIEVE it. Daily Visualization Exercise The next time you see a 40 km, 50 km, or even 100 km sign — take it as an opportunity to visualize where... Continue Reading →
Focus on what’s within your control in life & leadership.
When things go wrong, what do you focus on first? The world outside you or the world within you? The following is a video and activity overview from Part 2 of the 2020 SRC Leadership Development Workshop. Click Here for Part 1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVEjYGl9c0k Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control... Continue Reading →
Strength Based Leadership: ReThink Challenges
Leadership Training and Development I had the opportunity to work with the student leadership team at St. Clair College in Windsor Ontario. The goal was to strengthen the bonds between SRC team members and harness the power of their mission to 1) support, 2) lead, and 3) advocate for students at St. Clair College. We talked... Continue Reading →
Purpose and Mission The purpose of my YouTube Channel is to share key lessons from psychology lectures in as little as three to five minutes. Click Here: https://m.youtube.com/c/DrAndreaDinardo I know how busy everyone is. And I love a good challenge! https://youtu.be/4UkgwELpI0M Psychology for Everyone My YouTube Channel also includes videos of psychology interviews, workshops, and keynote speeches.... Continue Reading →
Posttraumatic Growth: Can Adversity Be Good for You?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UlkaArLVg28 Psychology Keynote In this video you will hear the remarkable stories of teachers, social workers, and principals who suffered greatly through illness, injuries, and difficult pregnancies. Eventually rising up with time and support to greater heights in their current lives. Personal Experience In this video I share examples of how my parents coped with dark times... Continue Reading →
How brightly you shine.
Remembering Who You Are The first thing that goes when we are faced with a stressor of any kind is the memory of all we have overcome in years gone by. Wake Up Call Let this be your daily, weekly, hourly signpost of how wildly capable you are. Truly. Incredibly. Strong. And if you ever... Continue Reading →
You are a diamond in the making.
It’s in the middle of a challenge where we need positive energy the most. So let this be a gentle, encouraging voice reminding you that “You didn’t come this far, to only come this far”. And that one day it will all make sense. All the pressure will be worth it. You are resilient. You... Continue Reading →
What We Believe Matters
What we believe matters as it’s our mindset that shapes our physiological and emotional response to stressful circumstances. Ultimately, determining our ability to face our fears, overcome resistance, and bounce back after adversity. Watch Video - Click Here https://youtu.be/p58APeFQEmM RELATIONSHIP: BELIEF PATTERNS For example, when a relationship ends, if we view it as a personal... Continue Reading →