Personal Resilience in an Hour

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Chris Johnstone

Dr Chris Johnstone is a leading author and trainer in resilience, wellbeing and positive psychology. He qualified, with distinction, as a medical doctor in 1986, after a first degree combining medicine and psychology. Over the last thirty years he has pioneered the role of resilience training in health-care, adult education and the workplace.

His books include Find Your Power - a toolkit for resilience and positive change (Permanent Publications, 2nd ed, 2010) and, co-authored with Joanna Macy, Active Hope - how to face the mess we're in without going crazy. He also co-presents, with Miriam Akhtar, the audiobook The Happiness Training Plan.

Personal Resilience in an Hour

Course Description

Course delivered by Chris Johnstone

Develop your ability to deal with the dips, knocks and bumps in life.

If you need to learn how to build your resilience levels so you can bounce back from tough periods in your life, this course is for you. Chris goes through effective strategies you can apply in your life to maintain resilience and be happier made up of simple techniques like breathing, having some self-compassion and acknowledging your feelings. So get ready to burst those doors down today!

This course introduces seven practical strategies to strengthen your resilience, with step-by-step practices that help you deal with and/or recover from setbacks, adversities and challenges. It includes an hour of video content presented in 18 engaging episodes, with downloadable supporting PDF handouts for each strategy. The course is based on research proven methods and the trainer’s three decades of experience teaching resilience skills.

“Resilience strategies help you cope with stress, make the best of things and rise to the occasion” Dr Chris Johnstone

Course Benefits

  • Over 27 lectures and 1 hour of content!
  • have a deeper understanding of what resilience is and how it can be cultivated
  • apply practical resilience strategies that can help when facing challenging situations
  • shows how inspiring examples of resilience in stories and the news can help you identify key elements of resilience
  • draws on a range of sources, including the Penn Resilience Program which has been shown by research to protect against anxiety and depression
  • introduces emotional first-aid practices to steady your nerves when you’re feeling on edge.
  • teaches you to use a storyboarding process to design resilient responses in situations you find difficult


Who is this course for?

  • This course is both for people new to the topic of resilience and for those wanting to further develop their resilience toolkit or pass resilience skills on to others.


What are the requirements?

  • It is helpful if students have past, and/or current, experience of facing challenging situations that they can reflect on, but this is not a requirement for the course.

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Module 1: Introduction to Resilience Training

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Module 2: Strategy One - Identify Inspiring Examples

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Module 4: Strategy Three - Do The Boat and Water Level

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Module 5: Strategy Four - Develop Your Resilience Toolkit of Self-Help SSRIs

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Module 6: Strategy Five - The Flexible Thinking ABC

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Module 7: Strategy Six - Emotional First-Aid

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Module 9: Next Steps

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Lesson 2: Evidence That Resilience Training Works (Free Preview)

Author: Chris Johnstone

Course Description Course delivered by Chris Johnstone Develop your ability to deal with the dips, knocks and bumps in life. If you need to learn how to build your resilience levels so you can bounce back from tough periods in your life, this course is for you. Chris goes through effective strategies you can apply in your life to maintain resilience and be happier made up of simple techniques like breathing, having some self-compassion and acknowledging your feelings. So get ready to burst those doors — Read more →