Resilience: How do you survive a COVID Christmas?

Holidays are challenging for some at the best of times, with difficult family ties or even loneliness, and it definitely doesn’t help that there may be enforced isolation now. And some are continuing to work during this time, whilst others are now looking for work.

So how does resilience help in these instances?

Thanks to the following guests for participating:

Christian van Nieuwerburgh, Professor of Positive Psychology and Coaching at the University of East London

Amie Crews, Best Happy Life Hub founder and life coach

Here are some of the resources from the show:

Dr Rick Hanson speaks this year on his channel:

Mark McGuinness speaks to Creative Insurgents:

Dr Susan Kahn speaking on publisher Kogan Page’s YouTube Channel:

Books looked at this week:

Dr Rick Hanson and Forrest Hanson: Resilient: How to Grow an Unshakable Core of Calm, Strength, and Happiness

Mark McGuinness: Resilient: Facing Down Rejection and Criticism on the Road to Success

Dr Susan Kahn: Bounce Back: How to Fail Fast and be Resilient at Work

PS. I do not receive commission for reviewing books and talks.

Published by suswatibasu

Suswati Basu is a writer, journalist, producer and feminist activist residing in London. She has written for the Guardian, Huffington Post and the F-Word blogs, and has worked for various media outlets such as the BBC, Channel 4 and for ITV News/ITN. She currently works as a senior intelligence expert.

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