Here are additional resources:
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Brooks, Robert and Goldstein, Sam (2004.)
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Loehr, J and T Schwartz (2003)
The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time Is the Key to High
Performance and Personal Renewal
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Reivich, Karen and Shatte, Andrew (2002).
The Resilience Factor: 7 Keys to Finding Your Inner Strength and
Overcoming Life’s Hurdles
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Seligman, Martin. (1998)
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Southwick, Steven and Charney, Dennis (2012).
Resilience; The Science of Mastering Life’s Greatest Challenges-10
key ways to weather and bounce back from stress and trauma.
Cambridge University Press. Cambridge
Southwick, Steven and Charney, Dennis (2013). Ready for Anything
Scientific American Mind July/August 2013 p 32- 41
Sotile, Wayne and Sotile, Mary (2002).
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American Medical Association Press.
Tan, Chade-Meng (2012)
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Tedeschi, RG and Calhoun, LG (2004) Posttraumatic Growth: Conceptual Foundations and Empirical Evidence.
Psychological Inquiry 2004 Vol 15 No 1, 1-18
Research in the area of resilience by the American Psychological
Association, the Penn Resilience Program, and the Posttraumatic Growth
Research Group at the University of North Carolina, suggests a number
of traits that combine to help an individual exhibit growth and strength
following life changes, crises or traumatic events. There are a number
of characteristics that have been linked with being resilient. These
characteristics for building resilience can be divided into three major
Providing the outlook, focus, and psychological support that can
lead to personal growth.
2. Resilience Skill Development
Identify and practice various tools for problem solving – changing
perspective, empathic listening, and the ability to effectively
communicate with others.
3. Healthy Lifestyle:
Supporting the physical and emotional energy needed to recharge
We don’t have control over the bumps and turns that we
encounter along life’s journey. Building resilience can help us
navigate those bumps and turns so we keep moving forward.