New insights on work, stress, and relationship skills
When employees regard work demands as hindrances to achieving their goals, they become emotionally exhausted and consequently become disengaged from their job and unable to balance their work and family roles.
Scientists discover that resilience is dynamic, not a static character trait
New research finds that resilience is more of a process than a characteristic and identifies some of the characteristics that can contribute to that process, informing recruitment, hiring, operations and training practices.
How to be resilient and mitigate burnout
It’s heartening to know that we are all still works-in-progress and can be equipped with skills to grow and adapt to the stressful situations we face. Resilience is about 10% influenced by genetics and the rest by context and experience.
Some people's brain chemistry makes them resilient to stress
The world is becoming less resilient thanks to increasing work, familial and societal stress—it’s estimated that 80 percent of first-time depressive episodes are preceded by significant, chronic life stress. But there may be hope on the horizon.
Is burnout just a form of depression?
A significant study finds there is substantial overlap between both workplace and personal factors that contribute to an increase in both depressive symptoms and burnout.
In times of COVID-19 the way to resilience is to live in the moment - but plan ahead
People who manage to balance living in the moment with planning for the future are best able to weather stress without succumbing to negative moods.
Workplace resilience programs might not make any difference
Workplace resilience programs, designed to bolster mental health and wellbeing, and encourage employees to seek help when issues arise, might not make any difference, suggests research published in Occupational & Environmental Medicine.
Rationality and reasonableness viewed as distinct principles of judgment
When it comes to making sound judgments, most people think that being rational is self-serving and being reasonable is fair and balanced, according to some interesting new research.
Feeling moments of support improve wellness
Poets and songwriters may tend to focus their artistry on passion and romance, but it may be those unsung, brief feelings of love throughout the day that are connected with psychological well-being.
Science proves that what doesn't kill you makes you stronger
Failure early in one’s career leads to greater success in the long term for those who try again.
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