Resilience

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:Blind optimism doesn't work.
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# Broaden Attention and build resources
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:Optimists may be less likely to have PTSD effects and better physical health.
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Revision as of 16:29, 26 May 2015

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Resilience
Refers to the ability to bounce back after a traumatic event or encountering difficulty. Like a resilient material returning to shape.
Adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats and significant sources of stress such as family & relationship problems, serious health problems, or workplace and financial stresses.
Fluid process that varies in situation, age, etc.
Resilience Factors
  1. realtistic optimism
  2. facing fear
  3. moral compass
  4. religion & spirituality
  5. social support
  6. resilient role models
  7. physical fitness
  8. brain fitness
  9. cognitive & emotional flexibility
  10. meaning & purpose
Attend to own health & well-being.
Resilience is a choice.
Optimism
Belief in a brighter future.
Blind optimism doesn't work.
Optimism & positive expectation promote active striving while pessimism is associated with feelings of weakness and helplessness...
  1. Broaden Attention and build resources
  2. Cope with stress by actively employing problem solving
  3. More likely to report lives are meaningful
Optimists may be less likely to have PTSD effects and better physical health.





Physical Activity





References
  1. American Psychological Association
  2. Resilience - The Science of Mastering Life's Greatest Challenges. Southwick & Charney. Book
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