Five Things You Can Do To Become More Resilient During Turbulent Times- Medium Article

Jared Seide, founder of Beyond Us & Them, shares his journey from a Hollywood career to becoming a leader in fostering community and resilience through the practice of council. He emphasizes the importance of authentic storytelling and listening for building connections and understanding across diverse groups. His work extends to various sectors, including law enforcement and healthcare, promoting well-being and resilience. Seide’s approach is deeply influenced by his experiences and training in Buddhist chaplaincy and social justice education.

Jared describes how resilience is like a muscle that can be strengthened through

1) Cultivating a mindfulness practice
2) Turning towards suffering
3) Becoming comfortable with not knowing
4) Developing skillful communication
5) Practicing gratitude at every opportunity

For more insights, you can read the full interview here.

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Beyond Us and Them is the leading solution-focused organization providing dynamic and scalable practices to combat the loneliness epidemic and foster social connection.

It creates programs and delivers training for law enforcement officers, healthcare providers, educators, policymakers, and community-based organizations, among other populations and individuals, to cultivate wellness, relationality, compassion, and resilience.