What is resilience, how does it affect performance, and how can you build it within yourself? In this short guide, you'll learn what resilience is and what it is not. You'll learn how to better manage challenging conditions and develop your ability to bounce back from adversity.
The book offers a definition of resilience, explores popular contemporary theories of resilience and takes a look at noted psychologists such as Martin Seligman, Kristen Magis and others have found in their studies of the human condition.
The book looks at the different types of resilience, the traits and characteristics of a resilient person, and the known risks to resilience. Finally, the book closes with practical strategies to help you cultivate resilience in yourself, cope under pressure and reach high-level performance.
This comprehensive account of resilience offers evidence showing that with practice under safe conditions, resilience can be nurtured and grown. With it firmly established in your personal armoury of psychological skills, you will no doubt be better positioned to succeed in life and work.