What is resilience, how does it affect performance, and how can you build it within yourself? In this short book, you'll learn what resilience is, what resilience is not, how to build your resilience to better manage challenging conditions, and develop your ability to bounce back from adversity.
You'll learn about the different types of resilience, what are the traits and characteristics of a resilient person, and the known risks to resilience. You'll learn strategies to help you cultivate these abilities in yourself, cope under pressure and reach high-level performance.
We will offer a definition of resilience, explore popular contemporary theories of resilience and what noted psychologists such as Martin Seligman, Kristen Magis, and others have found in their studies of the human condition.
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.