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Life can be hard, and dealing with its challenges is no mean feat. The ability to bounce back quickly is known as resilience and can be our best ally during difficult times. In this series, Positive Group psychologists Sinéad, Brian and Elle look at human stories of perseverance, to explore what makes someone resilient, and how we can all nurture this process in our own lives.

Life can be hard, and dealing with its challenges is no mean feat. The ability to bounce back quickly is known as resilience and can be our best ally during difficult times. In this series, Positive Group psychologists Sinéad, Brian and Elle look at human stories of perseverance, to explore what makes someone resilient, and how we can all nurture this process in our own lives.
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United Kingdom

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Life can be hard, and dealing with its challenges is no mean feat. The ability to bounce back quickly is known as resilience and can be our best ally during difficult times. In this series, Positive Group psychologists Sinéad, Brian and Elle look at human stories of perseverance, to explore what makes someone resilient, and how we can all nurture this process in our own lives.

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English


Episodes

6: Episode 6: Harnaam Kaur

7/30/2019
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We’re told it’s what’s on the inside that counts, but having to navigate the world when you don’t conform to society's expectations can be challenging. In this episode we look at the question, ‘How can we find acceptance in the face of social exclusion?' through the story of activist Harnaam Kaur. This episode contains mild language.

Duration:00:38:29

5: Episode 5: David Smith

7/30/2019
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Life is full of knocks, and when the knocks keep on coming it can be hard to keep yourself on steady ground. In this episode we look at the question, ‘How can we tolerate setbacks and continue to embrace challenge in the face of adversity?’ through the story of athlete David Smith.

Duration:00:43:55

4: Episode 4: Tracy Edwards

7/30/2019
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When everyone around you is telling you no, often the only person you can rely on to back you is yourself. But this can be easier said than done. In this episode we look at the question, ‘How do self belief and the support of others help build resilience?' through the story of pioneering sailor Tracy Edwards.

Duration:00:41:54

3: Episode 3: Barry and Margaret Mizen

7/30/2019
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Grief is something we will all experience in our lifetime. When the worst happens, it’s often the people around us who see us through difficult times. In this episode we look at the question, ‘How can belief and community come together to help us find the resilience to move forward?’ through the story of campaigners Barry and Margaret Mizen.

Duration:00:36:48

2: Episode 2: Miquita Oliver

7/30/2019
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Money: it’s a big part of our day-to-day lives, and yet it can be one of the most difficult subjects to talk about. In this episode we ask the question, ‘How can we find the resilience to cope with financial stress?' through the story of broadcaster Miquita Oliver.

Duration:00:40:59

1: Episode 1: John McCarthy

7/30/2019
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Life is so unpredictable, and the thing about resilience is you don’t know you have it until you’re tested. In this episode we look at the question, ‘How can we use our minds to help us cope during periods of threat and uncertainty?' through the story of journalist John McCarthy.

Duration:00:45:45