3 Steps to Boost Your Resilience Amid the Turmoil MyEasternShoreMD.com This article, written by Anne, originally appeared on MyEasternShoreMD.com May 27, 2020 The pandemic has created a perfect storm for Americans who were already struggling with high levels of depression and anxiety, suicide and a loneliness epidemic that kills more people than obesity or smoking.…
Resilience is not a fixed trait but rather a set of habits, skills, and behaviors that can be cultivated and practiced proactively. When faced with challenges, big or small, those who practice resilience refuse to let fear hold them back, and they break through the barriers keeping them stuck to not only survive difficult times but to get stronger.
Each time we are distracted, it sets us back from what we are trying to accomplish. And for every time you are interrupted, it takes an average of 23 minutes and 15 seconds for your brain to get back on task
Research finds that resilient people excel in problem solving, positive communication, emotional intelligence, and emotional regulation. They are also more hopeful and optimistic, and have higher levels of self-esteem.