From Surviving to Thriving: Resilience and Self-belief

Presented by

Harriet Waley-Cohen, Speaker and certified coach

About this talk

We are all so busy these days, and the pressures on us are many. Work, family, health, social life and personal life. When life throws curve balls, which it does, and sometimes many all at the same time, the key to how well you weather the storm and come out the other end of it all is your resilience, and how much you believe in yourself. A lack of resilience and self-belief can lead to unhappiness, feeling powerless over your future, and eventually mental and physical health issues. Resilience is essentially how well you deal with adversity and bounce back. In this talk you will learn 6 of the key ways that self-belief and resilience can be created, and understand how they apply to you personally. You will leave with tools and actions that you can implement right away that will sure up your ability to deal with adversity, and your trust in yourself to cope no matter what life throws at you. About the speaker: Hunted down to speak for audiences including Microsoft, WeAreTheCity, Barclays and Invesco, Harriet has empowered thousands of people over the last 15 years to believe in themselves and their potential. She has been through multiple transformations herself and knows what it takes to make deep rooted changes that stick, and to get through tough times and come out the other side stronger and wiser than ever. Harriet is 16 years in recovery from addictions, left an unhappy marriage and went on to thrive, shifted from a 10-year banking career into motherhood and entrepreneurship, lives with a permanent pain condition after being driven into on the motorway in 2016, and is a recent breast cancer survivor. Harriet's style is authentic, engaging and interactive, leaving her audiences with practical tools and processes they can use right away for maximum impact and transformation. Her topics sit especially well under the diversity and inclusion framework: mental health & emotional wellbeing, empowering women, and confidence building.

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