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Build Up Your Resilience (2-day workshop)

Build Up Your Resilience (2-day workshop)

Build Up Your Resilience (2-day workshop)

Resilience is the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or significant sources of stress. It means bouncing back from difficult experiences and learning how to manage the ongoing demands of life.

In this 2-day interactive workshop, learn effective ways to handle challenges and obstacles in life to help you to thrive. You will be taught resilient techniques— deliberate actions that people undertake to support themselves before, during and after challenging situations. This training builds on research findings from four relevant fields of study, namely cognitive behavioural therapy, resilience, post traumatic growth and positive psychology.

Resilience is required to overcome painful past experiences, childhood trauma and pain, loss, and poverty. When people are resilient, they are better able to cope with adversity and more likely to bounce back after challenging life situations. They may be able to use adversity or trauma as an opportunity to learn and grow.

Benefits of Resilience:

  • Reduces hopelessness
  • increases optimism and wellbeing
  • Prevents clinical levels of depression and anxiety
  • Reduces conduct problems in schools
  • Improves health-related behaviours, e.g., fewer symptoms of physical illness, better diet and more exercise

Resilient people are aware of situations, their own thinking, emotional reactions and the behaviour of themselves and of those around them. This awareness leaves the resilient person in more control and more able therefore to manage challenges, and make changes or seek support if needed.


Ticketing Details: S$1348.20 w/GST

Date: 7-8 Sep 2019 (Sat-Sun)
Time: 9am-5pm
Venue: The School of Positive Psychology, 100 Orchard Rd, #03-20/21/14, Concorde Hotel Singapore 238840
Nearest MRT stations: Somerset MRT / Dhoby Ghaut MRT


About the Speaker: Jana Dawson

Jana Dawson has 20 years of experience across diverse cultures and industries in helping others connect, discover and develop themselves through effective communication. Her eclectic and multidisciplinary background has fashioned her expertise in how to navigate culturally unique organizational and individual situations to facilitate growth and create a positive change. Jana earned her Associates in Theatre Arts in Santa Barbara City College, CA, and her B.A. in Communication from the University of Buffalo. She holds a postgraduate diploma in Positive Organisational Psychology and Leadership by the School of Positive Psychology in Singapore. Her other diplomas include Life Coaching and Mindfulness Teacher Training. Jana’s philosophy is that our internal world is a powerful force in how we show up in the external world. To be fully engaged in all aspects of our lives, we have to train our mind, build positive relationships and follow our passion.


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