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Improving Emotional Resilience

Lecture no. 6 from the course: Building your Resilience: Finding Meaning in Adversity

Improving Emotional Resilience

Taught by Professor Molly Birkholm | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Health,Fitness & Nutrition Courses

We’ve been socialized to believe positive emotions are good and negative emotions are bad, but that is far from the truth. Our emotions are simply our individual responses to the situations we experience; we can accept, pay attention to, and learn from all of them. Explore some coping mechanisms for regulating your emotions—which some scientists see as the single most vital aspect of resilience.