- View the world as complex and challenging… but filled with opportunity
- Hold a positive perception about yourself
- Defend yourself well
- Be confident in your ability to meet any challenge with hope and realistic optimism
Emotions that drain and stop you from feeling in control are hopelessness, discomfort and disappointment.
Emotions that facilitate you feeling in control are esteem, contentment and optimism.
- Be realistic about what you can and can’t do
- Learn how to say ‘No’ so that you don’t commit to too much
- Challenge your own self-limiting beliefs
- Set small, short-term goals that you know you can achieve
- Tell yourself you can do it and prove yourself to be right
- Communicate your intentions clearly to others, delegate and encourage their support
Taken from "The Authority Guide to Emotional Resilience; Strategies to Manage Stress and Weather Storms in the Workplace" - published May 2016.