Article written by Scott Mautz
Setbacks can set you back or sling you forward, depending on how resilientyou are. The ability to bounce back and become mentally stronger is something everyone would like, but it's one of the most prominent "easier said than done's" in existence.
It's worth the effort because of the impact that resilience (or lack thereof) has on our behaviors, attitudes, outcomes--and even health. New research from BetterUp (an online leadership development company) has found that people with low resilience are four times more likely to experience burnout. Beyond that, workplace stress results in 120,000 premature deaths per year and related treatment costs account for five to eight percent of total annual national healthcare costs.
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