In two weeks' time, I will be celebrating my 6th month of recovery from a brain tumour. While the number does not suggest a long duration, the whole ordeal compounded with emotional stress has certainly made it feel like an eternity.
Last time, we overviewed resilience and proposed a multi-pronged response involving mental toughness, emotional self-awareness and volitional decisiveness as key to developing resilience. We also proposed emotional self-awareness as a starting point, since without the acknowledgement of stress, resilience strategies and other effective responses will not be deployed. Here are 5 steps to take: Acknowledge
Have you ever experienced anything like this? Tom’s colleagues have started to side-line him ever since he raised a question about a popular proposal which favoured an influential segment of the company. A senior colleague seems to be playing a political game with Tom, maintaining a cordial front but insinuating his incompetence and lack of cooperation
Unless you happen to be one of the lucky few that can consider themselves independently wealthy, you probably have to work for a living. And if you work for a living, you inevitably have to deal with some work-related stress. Some level of occasional stress on the job is unavoidable, and many people actually report