When was the last time you do a check-in on your habit?
It might be time to make some changes to your habits.
We all have those times when no matter what we do nothing seems to go well. We have setbacks and adversities, but it is how we deal with them that determines whether we are resilient.
For resilient people, these difficulties do not seem life-threatening or permanent. They usually bounce back and are able to see the opportunity or positive side of an event. They have consistent habits that enable them to recover from obstacles.
Here are six habits of resilient people who have faced adversity and setbacks and have become stronger after each event.
Strong Support Network
Successful people cannot rely on just themselves. They have a strong and supportive network of friends, family, colleagues,
and other acquaintances they engage with on a regular basis. These relationships allow them to build confidence, connection and growth as they interact with others. These network connections support them when problems arise.
Strong Sense of Purpose
Those who are resilient are active and mindful of where they are headed. They do not take “no” for an answer and are very persistent in their actions. They have a goal in mind, and they take steps to achieve that goal no matter what obstacles occur. They believe in themselves and in their goals.
These people face life with optimism and positivity each day. They are self-reliant and don’t see themselves as “Eeyore” in Winnie the Pooh, who always doubts himself and never sees the bright side of the situation. They take charge and accept responsibility for what they do. They understand that things will not always go well, but they are determined to make the best of it.
Acceptance of Change
They move forward in life understanding that changes happen daily and they are OK with that. Resilient people accept change and see it as an opportunity to learn and grow. If they lose their job, they see it as an opportunity to find a new career or pursue their dream job. They see change as an opportunity to grow and improve their life and career.
Big Picture View
Resilient people always look at the big picture of life and career. They take a holistic approach and see a negative event as just a bump in the road. They see opportunity in adversity. By seeing the big picture, you can set goals to help you move forward in life and career.
They make sure to take care of themselves each and every day. This is done twice a day for 15 minutes in the morning and afternoon. Self-care is so important to keep the body healthy and the mind sharp. It allows them a chance to recharge and reduce stress. It is also a chance to step back from a busy day with clarity and energy.
These are just six habits that resilient people practice. There are also many other habits that are important to build your resilience. No matter where you are in life, you should always look for ways to improve your reaction to adversity. This will build your resilience and enable you to thrive and prosper in life and career.