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It’s Never Too Late to Be Resilient

A Relevant Message on Being Resilient

Months into a global pandemic, life is altogether different. How do we continue to move forward amidst this new experience? It takes courage, resolve, and resilience. Join this talk to learn how to express resilience while balancing our lives.

Click the adjacent video thumbnail to view this session online.

Meet Nancy Sharp

Nancy Sharp holds a Masters of Fine Arts in creative nonfiction from Goucher College and is a certified instructor in guided autobiography. Nancy’s prize-winning, bestselling memoir Both Sides Now: A True Story of Love, Loss, and Bold Living is an unforgettable portrait of the surprising turns life takes and the resilience Nancy summoned in order to keep stepping forward.

Nancy is also the author of the picture book Because the Sky is Everywhere. Her work has been published in several essay anthologies and in The New York Times, Next Avenue, The Huffington Post, Kate Couric’s Wake-Up Call, journals for the American Academy of Psychotherapists, the University of Colorado Hospital’s Center for Bioethics and the Humanities, and elsewhere. Because she is passionate about helping others leave their mark in the world, Nancy teaches guided autobiography classes online called “Tell Your Resilient Story”.

As a sought-after keynote speaker and trainer focused on resilience, Nancy has presented to hundreds of business and groups nationwide, including: Centura Health, The New York Life Insurance Company, Livestrong Foundation, the State of Colorado, Lincoln Financial, Dallas Bar Association, and New York’s 92nd Street Y, among others.

Learn more by visiting www.nancysharp.net.

Title Sub-Title Author Content
Mastering 4 Key Elements of Resilience
Building resilience through honesty, humility, flexibility and patience.
Martha Beck
A Lesson on Resilience
Watch how children learn about resiliency...and smile!
The Learning Lab
Be Resilient in the Face of Fear
Katie Couric feels this is worth the read!
Nancy Sharp
Living with Resilience
Be impeccable with your word.
Diane Sieg

Additional Resources

Along with our guest speaker’s video message, we encourage you to check out the additional resources from our guest and Lotus Network.

Nancy has graciously provided Connectors with FREE access to her website and the Resilience Rx Quiz. Check out the links that follow.

  • Resilience Rx Quiz – Twelve questions to see where you currently stand on the spectrum of resilience. Not happy with your results? Here’s the good news: resilience is a learned skill! 
  • NancySharp.net – Nancy’s website.

The Timely Topics Committee suggests the following resources for more in-depth perspective on this month’s topic or just to put a smile on your face.

Timely Topics Committee and Contributors: Terry Rubin, Cathy Fleishmann and Jane Gwin