The Power of Resilience: Achieving Balance, Confidence, and Personal Strength in Your Life
1stPublisher: McGraw-HillFormat: Paperback
Now in paper, the book that shows readers how to build their capacity for resilience. Resilience is a hot topic today. We are all conscious that bad things happen in the world, but Brooks and Goldstein demonstrate how anyone can cultivate a stronger, more positive outlook Many adults have become trapped in what Brooks and Goldstein refer to as “negative scripts,” which are repetitive, counterproductive ways of thinking and behaving that adversely influence all areas of their lives including interpersonal relationships. These negative scripts are written over years and become a permanent way of thinking for many people, serving as barriers for effective change and for meeting emotional, social, and vocational potential. The Power of Resilience offers strategies for rewriting these negative scripts in order to develop resilience and hope in ourselves and in others.The concept of resilience touches on many features of everyday life, including the capacity to develop and express empathy, communicate effectively, accept others, deal comfortably with mistakes, solve problems and make decisions, and interact responsibly and in a compassionate and self-disciplined way with family, friends, and colleagues.
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