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For high-achieving professionals working in competitive fields, it’s important to find the best way to preserve your mental resilience.
Life is unpredictable. Brace yourself with a suite of coping mechanisms, internal and external, then deploy them flexibly
Part I of Rethinking Resilience
Being resilient means that you are able to deal with challenges and overcome setbacks. Learn more about resilience and characteristics of resilient people.
«Some of the main characteristics of a person who has resilience are awareness, self-control, problem-solving skills, and social support. Resilient peopl»
Performance coach Steve Magness shares 5 insights from his book, Do Hard Things: Why We Get Resilience Wrong and the Surprising Science of Real Toughness.
«Feelings and emotions are messengers from our bodies that relay what’s going on. Don’t shun them; decipher their language instead.»
What we can learn from rejections.
«If you hear "yes" at every single career stage, you probably did not reach high enough. If you never hear "no," chances are you did not take many risks (or you are just exceptionally talented, lucky, or both).»
You can build your ability to bounce back from setbacks and obstacles. Here are 15 ways to strengthen your resilience.
«When you think about the risks you face from a “worst-case scenario,” you can begin to lay the groundwork for recovery before you need to, like keeping your skills up to date»
Why is it easier to give advice to a friend rather than to ourselves? Psychology expert Steve Magness, who has coached executives and sports teams like the Brooklyn Nets boost their mental strength,…
«Using second- or third-person language in your self-talk creates distance between an experience and our emotional response. This linguistic trick allows us to zoom out. When we broaden our worldview beyond a self-immersed world, we move from emotional reaction to action. So the next time you’re in a stressful situation and in need of motivation, instead of saying to yourself “I can get through this,” say ”[Your name] can get through this.”»
Resilience is the ability to positively adapt to negative events in your life. It doesn't mean feeling good all the time—it means you're okay with feeling bad sometimes.
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