Learning Resilience through Positive Psychology
Part of the Positive Psychology For Dummies Cheat Sheet
There are seven main skills which can help you bounce back from any adverse experiences you may go through. Keep them handy to stay resilient.
|Learnable Skill of Resilience||Applying the Skill|
|Emotional awareness /Regulation||Identifying what you’re feeling.
Controlling your emotions.
|Impulse control||Tolerating uncertainty.
Taking time to think about decisions/actions.
|Optimism||Having a realistically optimistic explanatory style.|
|Causal analysis||Looking at problems from all angles.
Considering all the factors.
|Empathy||Recognising and understanding the emotions of others.
Building social support through well-maintained relationships.
|Self-efficacy||Knowing your own strengths.
Using those strengths to cope with adversity.
|Reaching out||Taking appropriate risks.
Trying new things.