Join Tatiana Kolovou for an in-depth discussion in this video Getting the most out of this course, part of Building Resilience.
- Building resilience is like developing a new habit. It takes time, repetition, persistence, and lots of practice. In this course I use several athletic metaphors. You’ll hear me talking about training at a higher level of resilience, or raising your threshold in relating a stressful event to a competition you’re preparing for and debriefing after. Let me provide a disclaimer. The events I will be mentioning in this course are day to day things that are likely to happen to all of us, either in our work or our personal world.
I will not be addressing any catastrophic events that I hope none of you will have to face any time soon. Before we begin, I’d like for you to think about situations in which you need to become more resilient. Is it work, interactions with clients, patients, situations related to high pressure projects? Or it may be social, interacting with family, meeting new people, starting a new activity, or moving to a new city. So if you’re going to build your resilience level to prepare for dealing with stressful events, you have to relate to it in long term behavior change, not a crash diet or a quick fix.
Each of the strategies I mention have exercise files to help you reflect on your personal situation. Use them to get the most out of this course.