Resilience for the Busy & Overwhelmed
By InPower Women on June 03, 2012
Resilience is one of the most important traits you can develop for handling adversity, navigating challenges (big and small), and generally dealing with life in and out of the office. SO what does it really mean and how can you get more of it? Read on...
Recently, I’ve seen the term “resilience” applied to everything from real estate, to the economy, sports, current events, business, and more. Resilience is a popular buzzword, but what really is resilience? Most people are able to define it as the ability to bounce back from adversity, but few realize that resilience is made up of a number of different skills and abilities. Self-awareness, creating meaning from life lessons, self-efficacy, optimism, and building strong relationships are a few foundational factors that make up resilience.