According to an article posted on the BBC, the key to solving depression and finding long lasting happiness might lay in a person’s capacity for resilience. However many questions remain about resilience – is it learned, is it something you are born with or is it within your brain chemistry? I wonder, once you develop it, is it something that works for all situations and circumstances or are there different strains of resiliency one needs to develop to cope with the plethora of situations people face every day?
Not all stress is bad for you – not only does stress keep you alive when facing danger it can give you the boost you need to get your hustle on when you need it most. Today in the Wall Street Journal there is an article; When Stress is Good for You, on the division between good and bad stress, and techniques to keep you in the healthy stress zone.