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Resilience – Does your environment help create resiliency in you? (Day 5)

Ensure your environment helps in creating resiliency in you Making Changes in Colleges & Workplaces Link: https://www.academicimpressions.com/blog/building-student-resilience-grit/ In our final post, we showcase some real cases of how resiliency can be taught and incorporated at colleges and at the workplace. Case Study 1: Morrisville State: Morrisville State University is an agricultural and technical college in New York […]

Resilience – How Can We Cultivate Resiliency (Day 4)

  How Can We Cultivate Resiliency? Part 1: Start With Yourself We have learned two main things from researching and speaking with individuals on the topic of resiliency: Resiliency is important and is widely recognized as an essential personal quality Not enough is being done in colleges or the workplace to help people develop a […]

Resiliency: The Professional Take (Day 3)

  “Resilience is knowing that you are the only one that has the power and the responsibility to pick yourself up.” – Mary Holloway In this post, we showcase interviews we conducted with professionals of various ages and backgrounds to understand what resiliency means to the working professional. As before, our interviewees are anonymous. Interview […]

Resiliency – Voice of the Students (Day 2)

    SUCCESS IS NOT FINAL, FAILURE IS NOT FATAL. IT IS THE COURAGE TO CONTINUE THAT COUNTS. Winston S. Churchill Before we dive into all the reasons why resiliency is important and how we can cultivate a resilient mindset, let’s put into context what resiliency is. To better understand, we have interviewed two groups of people- […]

Resilience – Why should you care about it? (Day 1)

Why Should You Care About Resiliency? Do not judge me by my success, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.- Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela faced challenges in his life beyond what most of us can comprehend. The above quote exemplifies his infinite optimism that makes him one of […]

Dance is a Hobby, Career or Business? Part Five

An Artist’s path to success We’ve talked at great length about the struggles in the performing arts industry – today, we talk about what performing artists can do to make their lives easier! There are solutions, and we’re here to present them. Never stop assessing: Take time for yourself and step away from your art […]

Dance is a Hobby, Career or Business? Part Four

Artists – Developing A Support System As we continue thinking about the performing arts industry, we decided to dig a little deeper. After all, there are successful artists out there who no doubt have found a way to create structure and cultivate collaboration, camaraderie, and mentorship within their network. There are artists who have succeeded against […]

Dance is a Hobby, Career or Business? Part Three

An artist’s expression of self “The life of an artist leads to two things – one is success and the other is a beautiful failure.” – Gautam Gurnani, Jokerface Entertainment Today we turn the conversation outwards and hear from the performers themselves! What do they have to say? Let’s find out! On income… “Having been […]

Dance is a Hobby, Career or Business? Part Two

Challenges in the life of a performing artist So what are the things performing artists struggle with the most? Let’s find out! Time management: Performing artists multitask by nature. Due to the fact that their schedules don’t follow a typical 9-5 workday and one may be juggling multiple freelance jobs, mastering time is a key […]