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Resilience Resources – Positive Psychology Program
Website with numerous resilience-focused resources… 

The Road to Resilience – American Psychological Assn.
How do people deal with difficult events that change their lives? The death of a loved one, loss of a job, serious illness, terrorist attacks and other traumatic events: these are all examples of very challenging life experiences. Many people react to such circumstances with a flood of strong emotions and a sense of uncertainty…

Resilience is About How You Recharge, Not How You Endure – Harvard Business Review
Why should flying deplete us? We’re just sitting there doing nothing. Why can’t we be tougher — more resilient and determined in our work – so we can accomplish all of the goals we set for ourselves? Based on our current research, we have come to realize that the problem is not our hectic schedule or the plane travel itself; the problem comes from a misunderstanding of what it means to be resilient, and the resulting impact of overworking…

How to Build Resilience in Midlife – The New York Times
Much of the scientific research on resilience – our ability to bounce back from adversity has focused on how to build resilience in children. But what about the grown-ups?