Resilience is a buffer to stress. Those with the highest resilience do not suffer from the negative side of stress. How does it work? The more resilience in your system, the more you can choose your reaction to stressors. That means you can choose not to feel the negative stress reaction. In order to be in a position to choose, you need to build the foundations for your resilience so
In this penultimate week of stress awareness month, the Resilience Engine insights illustrate how the stress reaction works in our brains and body. There is a clear tipping point during any stress reaction, when normal stress-reversal mechanisms stop working. This is the point of hijack. People at high levels of resilience do not cross this tipping point. They have built a platform of resilience that acts as a buffer to
In this week during April, stress awareness month, the Resilience Engine gets into what triggers stress the most. It’s pretty straightforward in the clients we work with, leaders and managers across all sectors. It’s down to overload. It’s related to one of the top three barriers to resilience. This barrier is a cracker. We fundamentally overestimate the capacity we have in ourselves, versus the capacity required to execute what’s on
Resilience means no stress Yes that’s right, with resilience you don’t get the negative stress reaction. With resilience you get high performance and wellbeing; both without compromise. This fundamental capability is about adaptability, your capacity for change. In this stress awareness month, the Resilience Engine offers a straightforward look at stress: what it is, the good and bad sides of stress, and how resilience acts as a buffer to stress.