A lot can change in 48 hours.
For instance last Monday you might have had a smile on your face as a result of the International Day of Happiness. You might even have seen the How To Be Happy recipes in the media and started planning the steps to take to become more satisfied with your work, life or family.
Then on Wednesday came the terrorist attack in central London, which resulted in the death of police officer Keith Palmer and three others, plus over injuries to 50 other people. That is the kind of event which causes everyone to pause and wonder if there is a future in trying to make a positive change in the world.
Rising Above Set Backs
From the extreme of terror attacks to the everyday reality of negative people, life puts challenges in our way. Our ability to respond to those challenges can sometimes use a boost.
Instead of being knocked off course by testing events some people naturally continue to plan; take action; contribute to a better world.
What sets those people apart?
In a word they embrace resilience (they recover quickly from difficulties).
3 Steps To Greater Resilience
If you want a greater ability to bounce back from set backs here are 3 steps to get you started
- Connect with the other people who share your values. Find them on social media. What are they talking about? What can you contribute to their conversation?
- Take the next step and participate in the the group’s real life sessions. Offering your time and insight strengthens the online connection. .
- When you are ready step up to the next level of commitment and lead one of the group activities. Demonstrating your ability in this way will help you stand out and make your distinctive input be more memorable.
How Will You Build Up Your Resilience?
Use the comment section to share your strategy. How will you add to your stocks of resilience when you work on your goals? Please like and share this post if you know someone who will find it helpful.