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Becoming More Resilient
The use of resilience is explained. “Responding effectively to adversity, overcoming obstacles, getting through normal daily hassles, and dealing with life-altering events form the cornerstone of resilience. Proactive use of resilience allows you the ability to seek out new experiences that will enrich your life” (p. 1). Sections of this article include: areas of focus—emotional intelligence, self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and various social skills, visualization, positive psychology, cognitive restructuring, and the pursuit of hope; skills in building team synergy; ten steps to becoming more resilient; living an enriched and fulfilled life; and conclusion.