By Lolly Forsythe-Chisolm
“Emotional agility is a process that allows you to be in the moment, changing or maintaining your behaviors to live in ways that align with your intentions and your values.” Susan David, "Emotional Agility," Harvard Business Review (2013)
We all have many forms of ID, badges and cards that let us in and out of life’s red tape. This activity will focus on creating an ID card for your spirit. In her article "Emotional Agility," Susan David wrote, “The mind’s thought stream flows endlessly and emotions change like the weather, but values can be called on at any time and in any situation.”
Create a small art card to use as your spirit ID card.
3 Questions for Reflection or Journaling
Ideas for Use
Working to bring your own values into strong focus in your life can act like a life raft in challenging times reminding you to connect to the big picture of what matters most to you. From this space you can navigate and create positive change for moving forward.
About the Artist: Lolly Forsythe-Chisolm
Lolly Forsythe-Chisolm is a Mind/Body Specialist for the Inpatient Integrative Medicine team. Email her at email@example.com with any questions and/or with special ways you are using this activity and how it has influenced your days. She'd also like to hear your ideas and how healing arts have helped you!
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