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Barb Knows Best

Aug 2, 2022

In this week’s episode, Barb and Michelle discuss the #1 trait they are working to cultivate this year. Any guesses what it is? Resilience! We know how hard life has been for all of us lately, so tune in to learn their top five tips for cultivating resilience. Follow us @MichelleMaros and @Peaceful_Barb and share your experiences with us @BarbKnowsBestPod or at
Resilience can be learned.
Five tips to help you cultivate your resilience:
1. Shift your perspective.
a. The practice of asking yourself how to see things differently.         
2. Look on the brighter side of the situation.
a. Search for whatever goodness you can find in a bad situation.
b. Visualize what you want to accomplish for yourself. Be specific.
3. Cultivate a deep sense of hope.
4. Have gratitude for the simple joys.
5. Practice self-compassion and self-forgiveness.
Resources Mentioned in Today’s Podcast:
The Road Less Traveled by Scott Peck


Roadmap to Resilience by Donald Meichenbaum