CHAPTER 6

Bouncing Back and Ahead

In this last section about the Resilience Continuum, we’ll discuss the importance of understanding the full impact of a stress situation and why responding quickly and efficiently is important in ensuring a positive outcome to even the most negative events.

Stress is cumulative. It adds up over the course of a day, a week, and a year. You know it. When you’ve had a particularly difficult day, you feel exhausted and sometimes you just need to go home, put your feet up, and take some time to rest.

Rest is a key aspect of recovery, but for many of us, we want to get back in the game as soon as possible. It is important to recharge our batteries, but the excitement of life is just around the corner and awaits us ...

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