Personal Tools for Showing up Skillfully in Uncertain Times | Mar 16th
"Resilience Toolbox" for Inclusive Leaders: - In facing the challenges of stewarding equity and inclusion efforts, Carmen Baker stresses the importance of developing a growth mindset. Carmen comes to the Cohort with a MA in Positive Psychology and uses that ideology as a foundation for developing expansive thinking. Her session was as calm and reassuring as her demeanor and her storytelling style cemented the message in our hearts. Carmen began by listing the 3 things all resilient people know. She then, goes on to describe how inclusive leaders can increase their resilience with 11 specific tools. We have all faced difficult times in our lives, especially within the past year. Sometimes, it's easy to get trapped in a limited mindset based on our fears and past experiences. Carmen walks us step by step on how to show up skillfully in uncertain times and how skillfully showing up increases our possibility for happiness, gratitude, hope and resilience.
BIO: I am a Mexican psychologist who is passionate about human behavior at its best.
Inspired by Martin Seligman’s work, I chose to take his Program at UPENN and I graduated with a Master’s of Applied Positive Psychology in May 2009.
I have experience working as a therapist with children and families, victims of domestic violence and as a professor in Mexico and in the United States.
My signature strengths are love of learning, creativity, curiosity, appreciation of beauty and excellence, as well as gratitude. Recently my family relocated from Connecticut to the southern Berkshires in Massachusetts. Here, we have found, wonderful loving and caring people.