How to Be Resilient: 8 Steps to Success When Life Gets Hard

From  TIME — One of the key components of grit is resilience — the ability to recover from setbacks.  Eric Barker (read Eric’s stuff whenever you can) provides insights into how to be more resilient. He summarizes as follows:

“So when life is daunting and we need resilience, keep in mind:

  1. Perceive And Believe
  2. Manage Your Emotions
  3. Be A Quitter
  4. Be Delusional
  5. Prepare… Even If It’s Too Late For Preparation
  6. Stay Busy, Busy, Busy
  7. Make It A Game
  8. Get Help And Give Help

To live full lives some amount of difficulty is essential.”

I highly recommend reading the full story at How to Be Resilient: 8 Steps to Success When Life Gets Hard |


  • Nathan S. Gibson

    Nathan S. Gibson is an independent worker compliance business partner who provides expertise and creative solutions to enhance workforce flexibility and maintain compliance. He helps mitigate the risks associated with the misclassification of self-employed consultants, freelancers and independent contractors.

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