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Why Resilience Is Good for Your Health and Career…and more

Why Resilience Is Good for Your Health and Career

Studies find resilient people, who thrive despite challenges, tend to be more productive, are less likely to have high health-care costs and are absent from work less often.  Photo:  Corbis

Studies find resilient people, who thrive despite challenges, tend to be more productive, are less likely to have high health-care costs and are absent from work less often. Photo: Corbis

Resilience is often defined as the capacity to adjust to change, disruption or difficulty and move on from negative or traumatic experiences in a positive way. Studies find people with the most resilience tend to be more productive, less likely to have high health-care costs and less often absent from work. Now, some employers are offering programs to help employees become more resilient. They are providing webinars and group coaching to teach skills and habits that help people stay focused and functioning during stressful times at work or home…

 

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2 comments on “Why Resilience Is Good for Your Health and Career…and more

  1. Jelenko Dragisic
    24/02/2016

    Rose, I was thinking the same thing. Some of these factors seem to take forever to trickle down but no doubt each time they emerge they seems more relevant. Best. Jelenko

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  2. rosegantner
    24/02/2016

    Great article and we were several years ahead of the curve. Rose

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