Developing Emotional Resilience for A Work-Life Balance

The only thing that differentiates an emotionally resilient and an emotionally fragile person is the way the former chooses to ‘respond’.

Posted by Avail Content
29 days ago
Developing emotional resilience is a matter of being aware of our inner potentials. 

Emotional resilience doesn’t mean that stress won’t affect us or losses won’t depress us, it only implies that we still have the vision to stand up right back and keep moving ahead.


What Makes A Person Resilient?

An emotionally resilient person:


  1. Is aware of his thoughts, emotions, and inner potentials
  2. Thinks before reacting
  3. Is patient, understanding, and willing to adapt
  4. Is high on acceptance and forgiveness
  5. Focuses on finding solutions
  6. Expresses his emotions in a socially acceptable way
  7. Does not bottle up negative emotions
  8. Is able to create and sustain long-term relationships
  9. Is not ashamed to ask for help when they need it the most
  10. Believes in sorting out conflicts through discussions

Simple Ways To Develop Resilience

  1. Be assertive

    1. Replace negative thoughts with positive ones
    2. Maintain a healthy lifestyle
    3. Communicate often
    4. Accept feedback and criticisms
  2. Relax and breathe

    1. Meditate often
    2. Practice deep breathing when you feel burnt out
    3. Wander in the wilderness once in a while
    4. Appreciate nature
  3. Cultivate hobbies

    1. Explore your passions
    2. Spend time doing what you love to do
    3. Invest in some good reads – self-help books, positive thinking, inspirational stories, etc.
  4. Find balance

    1. Be grateful for the little things that make you smile
    2. Spend some ‘me-time’ at least once a week
    3. Devote time to your family – parents, partner, and kids
    4. Catch up with old friends
    5. Attend social gatherings at work

For full article refer to Author Madhuleena Roy Chowdhury holds a postgrad in clinical psychology and is a certified psychiatric counselor

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Developing Emotional Resilience for A Work-Life Balance

Last updated 29 days ago

Developing emotional resilience is a matter of being aware of our inner potentials. 

Emotional resilience doesn’t mean that stress won’t affect us or losses won’t depress us, it only implies that we still have the vision to stand up right back and keep moving ahead.


What Makes A Person Resilient?

An emotionally resilient person:


  1. Is aware of his thoughts, emotions, and inner potentials
  2. Thinks before reacting
  3. Is patient, understanding, and willing to adapt
  4. Is high on acceptance and forgiveness
  5. Focuses on finding solutions
  6. Expresses his emotions in a socially acceptable way
  7. Does not bottle up negative emotions
  8. Is able to create and sustain long-term relationships
  9. Is not ashamed to ask for help when they need it the most
  10. Believes in sorting out conflicts through discussions

Simple Ways To Develop Resilience

  1. Be assertive

    1. Replace negative thoughts with positive ones
    2. Maintain a healthy lifestyle
    3. Communicate often
    4. Accept feedback and criticisms
  2. Relax and breathe

    1. Meditate often
    2. Practice deep breathing when you feel burnt out
    3. Wander in the wilderness once in a while
    4. Appreciate nature
  3. Cultivate hobbies

    1. Explore your passions
    2. Spend time doing what you love to do
    3. Invest in some good reads – self-help books, positive thinking, inspirational stories, etc.
  4. Find balance

    1. Be grateful for the little things that make you smile
    2. Spend some ‘me-time’ at least once a week
    3. Devote time to your family – parents, partner, and kids
    4. Catch up with old friends
    5. Attend social gatherings at work

For full article refer to Author Madhuleena Roy Chowdhury holds a postgrad in clinical psychology and is a certified psychiatric counselor