Resilience Resources

Below are some resources to help you understand, develop, and improve your resiliency! Click on the links provided for additional information.

What is resilience?

Book Recommendations:

The Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday

Emotional Agility by Susan David (corresponding TedTalk)

Inspirational Stories of Resilient People:

Beck Weathers (almost died climbing Mt. Everest)

Corresponding book “Into Thin Air

Corresponding book “Left for Dead

Nando Parrado (Part of a Rugby team that crashed in the Andes Mountains and survived)

Corresponding book “Alive

Educational Courses:

Positive Psychology from UPenn

The Science of Well-Being from Yale

Mindfulness and Meditation:

30 days of Mindfulness

Headspace

Websites to Explore:

https://www.authentichappiness.sas.upenn.edu/

https://ppc.sas.upenn.edu/

https://www.livehappy.com/podcast/inspiration/building-resilience-and-well-being-karen-reivich

https://positivepsychology.com/resilience-activities-exercises/#science-based-activities

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/in-love-and-war/202003/10-ideas-coping-loneliness-during-social-distancing

Video:

“This is Water” — Brief video from a commencement speech about changing your perspective

Quote of the Day: “Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.”