What Is... Series (Insights into Psychology)
Insights into Psychology Series

What Is… Resilience

In this series, I will dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychological terms. This week's term is resilience. In its most basic sense, resilience means rebounding or springing back. The American Psychological Association (APA) describes it as "the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats, or significant sources… Continue reading What Is… Resilience

MH@H book review: Resilient by Rick Hanson
MH@H Book Reviews

Book Review: Resilient by Rick Hanson

Resilient by psychologist Rick Hanson looks at how to build resilience given what we know about the neuroscience of learning. Despite being grounded in science, it's refreshingly practical and simple. The book begins by identifying three basic human needs (safety, satisfaction, connection) and ways to meet those needs (recognizing, resourcing, regulating, relating). These are set… Continue reading Book Review: Resilient by Rick Hanson