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So far Fernanda Bressan has created 128 blog entries.

Quiet Reflection


Taking time for quiet reflection during the Pandemic is not only important, it is essential. Making energetic space to process, is necessary even when it feels impossible. Our are hearts on endless rollercoasters, our minds flip flopping and in flux. We must step back to reflect, to identify moments of gratitude and try to [...]

Quiet Reflection2020-07-17T12:45:45+00:00

Dare to Feel


Interminably challenging situations are pushing us to uncomfortable limits. Just when we feel there may be some normalcy on the horizon another doozy surfaces. Our emotions on high alert. In these times we must dare to feel. To embrace the highs and lows. To accept that our feeling are in a constant state of [...]

Dare to Feel2020-07-10T14:58:58+00:00

Freedom to be Yourself


The freedom to be yourself is the ultimate experience of life. The freedom of (self)awareness and authenticity. The ability to act instead of being acted upon is positive freedom. To make our own choices not based on external interferences or circumstances. Rather, to choose consciously and in alignment with our own purpose and essence. [...]

Freedom to be Yourself2020-07-03T16:04:42+00:00

Diverse Perspective


A willingness to listen to different perspectives allows for growth, learning, unlearning and change. We are desperately in need of leadership. Of courageous people willing to be vulnerable and brave enough to acknowledge their privilege in order to have open and honest dialogue. Of diverse leaders with differing perspectives who are willing to embrace [...]

Diverse Perspective2020-06-26T14:10:35+00:00

Today We Listen


We stand in solidarity with the Black community and are united in the fight against systemic racism in our country. Today, we prefer to listen. To learn and do our part and our own work on anti-racism. Rather than a Foundfully Friday, we share Anti-Racism Resources, intended to serve as a resource to white [...]

Today We Listen2020-06-05T18:52:16+00:00

Communicate Ambivalence


With the world starting to reopen, various opinions, approaches and risk tolerance levels abound. Vacillation is absolutely normal. Being uncertain about safety, reaching a breaking point, wanting to have more social interactions and feeling ambivalent can be daunting. I invite you to start by being honest with yourself and your immediate family about what [...]

Communicate Ambivalence2020-05-29T14:32:09+00:00

Unexpected Gifts


As the world slowly starts to (re)open, humans everywhere are continuing to deal with uncertainties. From varied degrees of risk tolerance to professional and economic insecurities to fears personally and for loved ones. Most, if not all, of those uncertain thoughts and emotions are out of our control. Acknowledging that reality allows me to [...]

Unexpected Gifts2020-05-22T14:02:50+00:00

Collecting Proof


As we move through these unusual days, many of us are experiencing a multitude of emotions. Some leave us feeling sad, angry and impatient. We may have started to take some things for granted. Overlooking opportunities for positives in this whole experience. Today, I invite you to pause and reflect on making the invisible [...]

Collecting Proof2020-05-15T13:56:35+00:00

True Vulnerability


The true sign of vulnerability is showing up transparently, even when you are uncertain by how it will be received. Today, I write you openly and honestly to share that I have not been inspired to write a Foundfully Friday for the first time since I began in January 2018. During these trying and [...]

True Vulnerability2020-05-08T13:56:14+00:00

Choose Presence


There are things that come into our lives whether intentionally or synchronously that when we pay attention and embrace, have deep lasting impact. To identify and recognize these opportunities, we must be fully present and paying attention. With time distorted recently, where days fly by or seem interminable, we often find we cannot be [...]

Choose Presence2020-05-01T15:03:23+00:00