When we go through challenging times, like this past extraordinary year, it serves us well to consider what learnings and opportunities adversity has presented us. When we focus constructively, we can turn challenge to triumph.
Resiliency Assessment How well are you able to cope with change and life's ups and downs? Take the short quiz below to find out. Are You Ready for What's Next? Resilience is the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties. It’s the ability to mentally or emotionally recover from a crisis quickly. The question becomes, how does one become resilient? Is it something we are born with or is it trainable? Evidently, it’s a little of both. According to psychologist, Susan Kobasa, there are three elements that are essential to building resilience:Challenge: Resilient people view difficult situations and setbacks as challenges; not as paralyzing events.Commitment: Resilient people possess a strong sense of commitment. They have a compelling reason to get out of bed in the morning.Personal Control: Resilient people spend their time and energy focusing on situations [...]