8 tips to help you become more resilient
"Resilience is not a trait. It’s not something you’re born with. It’s not something you just have."
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The five stages of grief are described as anger, bargaining, denial, depression, and acceptance. Yet, when a tragedy strike, we already know how bad things are. What is most needed is hope.
We live in an age where many feel that they are entitled to a perfect life. But at some stage, everyone will face a tragedy.
When tough times do come, resilient people seem to recognize that suffering is part of every human life. Understanding this stops you from feeling discriminated against when trouble comes.
Resilient people typically manage to focus on the things they can change and accept the things they can't.
Don't get swallowed up by your troubles. Don't lose what you still have to what you have lost.
Resilience is the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or even significant sources of risk - American Psychological Association.
Resilience can be learned. It is like a muscle - you can’t exercise it unless you have a stressful event to react to.
So the more you get knocked down and get back up, the stronger and more fearless you become.
Having an effective network can help buffer you from potentially adverse career events.
This means nurturing your existing network and establishing new connections over time. Remember to focus on building relationships, not contacts.