Resilient people adapt well when they face adversity, trauma, tragedy and significant stress. They don’t stay stuck in the negative; they learn and move on. They have embedded defense mechanisms into their lifestyle that help them combat the difficult stuff of life.
When someone rejects your proposal, doesn’t give you the raise you think you deserve, ignores your calls or email, or makes an inconsiderate comment, it can ruin your day. Don’t let it. And don’t ruin everyone else’s spreading the negativity like confetti. Learn from it, process it, and throw it off.
Then there are bigger issues that can completely sideline us, such as job loss, burnout, disease, abuse, divorce, or the death of a loved one. They are tough — really tough. But some can still take the time and get the help needed to process through these awful turns in life and keep moving ahead in a positive, sometimes even inspiring way.
Incredible. How do they do it?
Here are five weapons to consider in your coping arsenal:
Building our personal character and the skills to avoid unnecessary pain in the first place is wise, but sometimes suffering is inescapable. It is then we want to be able to take it head on, sustain the blow and keep going.
As an organization, we foster a resilient team when we set clear expectations, equip people with the tools, time and authority to meet expectations and we truly care about one another.
In those times when you face adversity, we hope you find that Jambalaya Group is here to stand with you so you will not just bounce back but bounce forward!
Consider becoming part of our Corporate Wellness Program today to build your resiliency.
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Bernie DeLaRosa, CFP®, ChFC® CRPC®, CLU®, APMA®, CASL®, BFA™
Managing Business Consultant
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