Resiliency: What Is Resiliency and How Do You Build It?
Resiliency is what helps us manage these experiences, recover from them, and thrive afterwards. So building resiliency is key to building our well-being. Here's how to build it.
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In life, we all have stressful, challenging, or even traumatic experiences. Maybe we experience some ups and downs when we start our own mission-driven business or maybe we develop a stress-related illness we need to recover from. Resiliency is one of the most important tools we have to help us manage these experiences, recover from them, and thrive afterwards. So building resiliency is key to building our happiness and well-being.
What is Resiliency?
Resiliency is the ability to manage challenges, quickly recovering from them, and even growing and improving as a result of these challenges. It is resilience that enables us to move forward after a difficult breakup, turn our job loss into a new opportunity, or overcome stress or traumatic events.
You can learn a bit more about what resiliency is in this video:
How Do You Build Resiliency?
Just as we learn how to walk, or ride a bike, or become proficient in our carriers, we can learn the skills that make us more resilient. To start building your resiliency, try out the following strategies:
1. Take the Well-Being Quiz to See How Resilient You Are
Not sure how resilient you are? Take this short well-being quiz, which not only gives you a score on "resilience", it can also help you identify which other skills are most important in helping you improve your happiness and well-being.
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