Bouncing back. Handling failure, rejection, challenges, adversity.
Resilience: the capacity to bounce back from difficulties. Toughness
Antifragility: property of systems to increase in capability and improve in face of adversity failure volatility
Grit: courage and resolve strength of character stick with things over long term till master them
Robustness: strong and healthy tough
Perseverance: continue in a course of action despite failure and low chances of success
Persistance: obstinent continuous pursuit of something
Life isn’t fair. Good things happen to bad people. Being a human can be really tough.
Recognise that the decision to be or not to be resilient is up to you. Be okay with being hurt but commit to figuring things out.
You can adapt
See challenges as Crucibles: severe test or trials (Bennis and Thomas)
Neoteny- retention of youth in adult age helps us (curios)
Positive Psychology: Martin Seligman
Understand response to trauma
Separate beliefs n emotions n challenge beliefs
Active construction passive construction
When facing hard times
Be the kind of person that bounces back? Decide you will bounce back
Redefine what it means? Interpret diff Find meaning in adversity
Decide what most useful thing to do?
What kind of learning can I get from this?
Tune into good in the world.
Accept the adversity and go through it
Pick up the pieces: Break down what needs to happen from now
Be an example for others
Focus on how you can bring light to the darkness Embrace your inner hero
Protect yourself from the bad learnings
Find a resilience supporter
Love the pressure (focus on own performance)
Fixated on long term future
Compete with best
Loss amplified value of what remains
Perspective it gives you