If you go from a well known situation A to an unknown situation B, then you experience a transition.
Transition is often accompanied by “loss”:
Whoever says “loss” says “mourning”, taking time, at your own rhythm, giving meaning to the loss you experienced and shaping a new future. This cycle is also called the “transition circle”.
Demotion or taking a step back on the hierarchical ladder is a specific form of transition or a loss moment.
Why this specific focus on this theme?
Why are some people more able than others to cope with setbacks?
Why are they able to endure some situations and adapt themselves more easily than others?
Why do they have the ability to go on despite difficult circumstances?
That is what we call “resilience”. The power to rebound … to Bounce Back ;-)!
Resilience is something that grows through the years, thanks to the “things of life”, thanks to our experiences.
But you can also train resilience, like a muscle. Three elements are important here:
Attitude: how do you look at things ?, what is your mindset ?, can you put the events in perspective ?, are you positive ?, ….
Connection: would it help you to connect with others?, who are your secure bases? do you dare to be vulnerable ?, …
Balance: how do you feel about yourself ?, in your head ?, what about your energy? how do you ensure balance ?, …