The modern workplace is filled with more stress and strains than ever before. Resilience at work is now recognised as the ‘X’ factor that defines the characteristics of the employees who can deal well with these stresses and strains. Resilience can be defined as a person’s capacity to respond with flexibility to the pressures and the demands of life. In short, resiliency affects our ability to “bounce back”.
Resilient people are always better able to deal with the demands that has been placed upon them. In a work setting, this means being able to cope with the constantly fluctuating heavy workload. This ability to cope well with under pressure, adversity, and uncertainty that our jobs can throw at us rely on developing adaptive thoughts, behaviours and actions. When these become habits they become just how we are in the world. It’s easier to create strategies then to increase your resilience power and ultimately your hardiness.
Here are some of the strategies that you can use for boosting your resilience at your work and allowing you to cope more effectively with stress;
Stress is part of daily life. But as many of us spend a vast majority of our lives in work it essential to help yourself be as resilient as possible. Try these five easy methods and help yourself not only be more resilient and perform at your best.