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Strategies to boost your emotional resilience

Avoid burnout and enjoy your career more by learning how to improve your mental wellbeing by building up emotional resilience

Avoid burnout and enjoy your career more by learning how to improve your mental wellbeing by building up emotional resilience

My dad is one of life’s true survivors: faced with redundancy, family illness, the death of his wife and now a cancer diagnosis, still he doesn’t let himself get dragged down. Yes, he can feel and show deep sadness, but neither his emotions nor what he is going through define him.

There’s no denying dad is resilient, but he didn’t win the ‘resilience lottery’– it isn’t something you either have or you don’t. Instead, as Dr Russ Newman said, resilience ‘is a process of adapting to adversity that can be developed and learned’.

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