We’ve all heard and used the phrase ‘every cloud has a silver lining’ but why is it that some people can find their silver lining easier than others?
We’ve all been told by our well-intentioned families, friends and colleagues to ‘keep our chin up’ or “don’t worry it might never happen” and whilst there is rarely any harm meant, it’s often a clumsy way of trying to make someone feel better. However, there is an easier way to keep your proverbial chin up and the answer lies in resilience!
Part of being resilient is being able to successfully manage your interactions with other people – whether this is at home or in the workplace, making it one of the most important interpersonal skills we can develop.
‘Resilience’ means different things to different people although essentially it’s about how we face our challenges, disappointments and worries and most importantly it’s about how we bounce back from these events…hence the phrase ‘bouncebackability’! Part of being resilient is being able to successfully manage your interactions with other people – whether this is at home or in the workplace, making it one of the most important interpersonal skills we can develop.
I don’t measure a mans success by how high he climbs, but how high he bounces when he reaches the bottom.
George S Patton Jnr
Resilience is not something that we’re all born with and just like a good bottle of wine it develops with age. Learning from our experience is actually what helps us to develop this most essential life skill. Increasing resilience focuses on developing a growth mindset and taking as much control of each situation as possible; after all, if you’re not in the driving seat how can you expect to get back on the right course?
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