- 10 ways to build resilience
- Building professional resilience: A quick guide
- Building Resilience: Keep things in perspective
- Building Resilience: Take care of yourself
- Building Resilience: Change is a part of life
- Building Resilience: Move toward your goals
- Building Resilience: Look for opportunities for self-discovery
- Building Resilience: Nurture a positive view of yourself
- Building Resilience: Taking Decisive Action
- Building Resilience: Dealing with a crisis
- Building Resilience: Maintaining a hopeful outlook
- Building Resilience: Making connections
- Steps toward good mental health
- Understanding Fatigue: Why we get tired and what can we do about it?
- Understanding Fatigue: Why good sleep is important
- Understanding Fatigue: How body clock can make or break our health
- Understanding Fatigue: Why time awake needs control
- Understanding Fatigue: How to avoid jet lag
- Understanding Fatigue: Why workload is an increasing concern
- Understanding Fatigue: Don’t let stress run your life
- Understanding Fatigue: Making a healthy lifestyle part of our day-to-day lives
- Understanding Fatigue: Dealing with individual differences
- Building Resilience: How to develop a fatigue reporting culture
- Building Resilience: How to balance work and task demands
- Building Resilience: Mental health tips for seafarers in need
For instance, when we try to avoid change of any kind, we often start feeling physical and psychological symptoms, such as considerable stress and anxiety.
Changes may be desirable or undesirable. Desirable changes are implemented through a step by step implementation plan while undesirable changes should be addressed more carefully through a change management process. In every case, the end goal is to lead change and eventually embrace it.
The secret in Change is focus all your energy not on fighting the old but building the new
... said Socrates revealing the key of a resilient approach.
Thus, instead of being afraid of the new situation, one should try to reap the benefits and adapt to it.
The capacity to adapt involves the mental, emotional, and physical means to incorporate new mindsets and behaviors, to absorb the key implications of a change. Therefore, only if we face the change with a positive view rather than a negative one, we can ensure a successful resilience approach.
The 8-steps introduced by Dr. John Kotter, an award winning Harvard Professor on leadership and change, can be used as a guide to lead and anchor successfully every change in our daily life. In the final stage of this approach, one has eventually managed to replace old habits and accept the new reality.