Tag - Hardiness and Resilience

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Enhancing Resilience and Social Competency in Gifted Education

Key Takeaways: While academic performance is often seen as the primary indicator of a student's future success, resilience, and social competency are equally important. These skills help students manage stress, navigate social situations, and build strong relationships, which are critical for success in school and their future careers. Gifted students...

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Work Therapy: Thriving through constant change

In this week’s episode of Work Therapy with Dr. Steven Stein, we chat with Dr. Paul Bartone, a retired U.S. Army colonel, Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute for National Strategic Studies at the National Defense University, and Adjunct Faculty in Psychiatry at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Dr....

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Change in the workplace: Age differences fact or fiction

Looking around your workplace today, you will likely see people from across generations working. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) argues that there are five generations on the job today, from the Silent Generation to Gen Z. This boost in age diversity has resulted in conversations about how age...

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Burnout and Buy-In: A discussion with Dr. Paul Bartone

In the wake of the pandemic, the term "burnout" has reached a fever pitch, infiltrating our LinkedIn feeds and news cycles incessantly. While some might dismiss this focus on burnout as a passing trend, burnout has been a part of the well-being conversation for decades. The pandemic, it seems, has...

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Leveraging hardiness to combat pandemic-related anxiety and depression

The importance of mental health is a topic that is increasingly being discussed in the media and in daily conversations amongst friends, family, and at work. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health issues have gained a lot of attention globally, especially anxiety and depression. A recent review of...

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The sofa is mocking me and other tests of resilience

“Summer,” for me, the word brings with it visions of long lazy days, sunshine, and splashing at the pool. Almost as soon as it starts, I also feel the existential dread that it will end too soon. This feeling is one many of my fellow educators share. Summer never seems...

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Harness Hardiness To Protect Your Team Against Burnout

Is stress at work affecting your well-being? We know that the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly heightened the stress that employees experience: nearly 70% of American workers reported that the COVID-19 pandemic has been the most stressful time of their career (Ginger, 2020). Organizations are urgently seeking to understand how they...

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