Life is a rollercoaster ride with several ups and downs. However, it’s resilience that helps you deal with problematic situations and bounce back up even higher. Resilient people tend to have a more positive outlook on life and can deal with stress more effectively. Here are some ways you can boost your resilience:
One of the first things to do is evaluate your goals, accomplishments and daily behavior. Try to understand why you do what you do. Finding a sense of purpose in life is extremely crucial as this helps walk on the right path to success. For example, at work, you set a weekly goal that you work tirelessly to achieve. This goal adds a sense of purpose to your job.
Talk to your friends and family around you to learn what they appreciate about you or what they think are your strengths. Use all this feedback to derive an umbrella goal that will ultimately reveal your purpose. Having a purpose in life will motivate you to ward off all distractions and fight any obstacles that come your way.
No matter how reliable your family or colleagues think you are, success won’t come your way unless you believe in yourself. Resilient people are self-aware; they know their strengths and use them to the best of their abilities. If life takes an unexpected turn, they know that they can steer back on the right turn and carry on with their goals. When your confidence levels lower, look at yourself in the mirror and remind yourself that you are resilient and there’s no obstacle that you can’t overcome.
Although no one likes change, it is inevitable, and sometimes it can be for the better. To be resilient, you need to be flexible and adapt to any unexpected turn that comes along the way. Think of these changes as “re-direction” instead of roadblocks. You need to be able to adapt to all changes and learn to thrive!
Learn more about resilient people and how to be like them from one of the top motivational speakers in the world, Steve Gilliland.
He was also inducted into the (NSA) Speaker Hall of Fame in Indianapolis, Indiana. His entertaining and engaging virtual presentations have inspired thousands of people. He also posts motivational content on his blog and social media as well.
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