Centre for Continuing Education

The Psychology of Resilience and Mental Stamina

Psychology. Explore the human mind.

Eleanor Shakiba
Eleanor Shakiba is an expert in social and emotional intelligence. She has taught over 50,000 people to think and speak in ways which build success. She has been teaching at the Centre for Continuing Education for over ten years.

Eleanor’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Anthropology, Graduate Certificate in Applied Psychology, Graduate Diploma in Adult Education, Master Practitioner and Trainer certifications in accreditation to administer MBTI and DISC psychometric instruments and LEADR training in mediation. She writes and teaches in the areas of applied psychology, communication and conflict resolution.

During times of uncertainty and challenge, people with resilient mindsets remain hopeful and suffer less stress. How do they do this? Find out in this short, free, introductory session. We’ll discuss evidence-based techniques for reducing excessive worry about the future, managing feelings of overload and challenging ‘catastrophic’ thinking patterns. Discover how to apply learned optimism techniques to bounce back from adversity, or help others to handle tough times.

  • What is the psychology of resilience?
  • Understanding the 'worry loop'
  • Shifting your thinking patterns
  • Using reframing techniques to put things in perspective
  • Managing feelings of helplessness or overload
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