Let’s face it. Times are tough right now. We are navigating a period of prolonged uncertainty. If we’re not careful, chronic stress over an extended period of time can drain our energy and diminish our ability to stay balanced, grounded, and optimistic.
Fortunately, research shows that we all have the ability to fortify ourselves against persistently challenging situations. In this resource kit, we’ve compiled readings and tools to bring out your most resilient self. Learn how to:
How are you emotionally responding to the situation? These resources and activities will help you center yourself in the face of challenge and make meaning of the emotions that you’re feeling.
In this work, try reminding yourself: “I am feeling and healing.”
Practicing self-compassion and becoming more adaptive in how you cope can improve your wellbeing. These resources and activities will help you reduce the spiral of negative thinking to help guard against additional self-induced stress.
In this work, try reminding yourself: “I recognize the challenge and will use my stress to rise to the occasion.”
When the going gets rough, it’s natural to feel sad or anxious about the changing circumstances. But research shows that having gratitude for the positive things that we do have in our lives - even during such times - enables us to be more resilient, manage stress, and boost our sense of well-being. These resources and activities will help you build resilient mindsets and behaviors to lift yourself and others up.
In this work, try reminding yourself: “I will be the best version of myself.”