- Effectiveness " doing anything well, and in time (Can always be enhanced by preparation and practice)
- Learning " take in and understand new information
(Happens throughout all of life and can be planned)
- Community " a group of people with common interests
(Essential to happiness and longevity and part of strength)
- Kindness " being caring
( Do unto others as you would like done unto you ")
- Security (secure) " feeling safe and protected
(Enhanced through connection with others)
- Power " control and influence to do something
(Being able to see and affect choices and ask for help)
- Hope " to have a wish for something to happen or be true in the future (A cornerstone of strength)
- Humor " the ability to see that something is funny
(Smooths the bumps, raises the spirits, and heals)
Aided by our book Personal Safety NetsÂ®: Getting Ready for Life`s Changes and Challenges, and our workbook Personal Safety NetsÂ®: Get Ready/Get Started, you`ll be able to follow the steps below:
- Thoughtfully identify the people you most depend upon - or would like to depend on.
- Know what it is that each brings to your life.
- Talk to them about this relationship, affirming that you`ll also be there for them.
- Let them know about each other, and organize a process for communicating and coordinating help, if it`s needed in good times or hard ones.
- Make plans for various predictable " changes and challenges.
- Appreciate the resources - people, plans, and supporting organizations that surround you.
- Keep giving to others!
We look forward to helping you build your very own Personal Safety NetFor More Information: http://www.personalsafetynets.com