Resilience is the ability to respond and adapt to stress, and being resourceful enough to handle a wide range of challenges, including psychosocial hazards at work.
Stressors can come from within – fatigue, illness, emotions – or they can be external – like difficult economic times or the loss of a loved one.
But where does resilience come from – nature or nurture – and how can we increase our resilience at work?
Our research shows a number of different, practical strategies you can use to increase resilience and minimise psychosocial risks.
Let’s have a look at these practices more closely.