Are happy people more resilient? Are resilient people happier? Scientists, psychologists and philosophers are still debating on the correlation between happiness and resilience.
To what extent are they dependent and interdependent?
Based on my personal life and professional experiences, on my clients’ testimonies, as well as on research; my personal definition of resilience is the: “capability to bounce back, by using one’s resources and learning, as well as growing from one’s experiences.”
Since birth, infants have had a capacity to withhold distressful moments. Throughout the childhood years, the insti...
As Darwin says it best, “It’s not the strongest of species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones most resilient and responsive to change.”
In a rhythmic life composed of growing demands, instability and pressure, your resilience is needed more than ever. As Darwin said, to survive, you must learn the skill of resilience in order to adapt to constant change and stress.
I personally define resilience as a “capability to bounce back, using your resources, learning, and growing from your experiences”.
Today’s world is marked with rising global instability, misinformation and information overload, fast and furious change, new technologies, collaborations platforms, shorter deadlines and an ever more demanded multitasking ability.
Whether you are an entrepreneur, a manager, a leader, a student, a stay home parent, you are facing long stressful days and challenges.
In today’s world, your adaptation to uncertainty, to change and to ever-increasing demands is vital; that is precisely why your resilience is needed more than ever.
What Defines Resilience?
American Psychology Association defines resilience...