An introduction to resilience ix How resilient are you? xix 1. Take a journey of self-discovery 1 2. See the glass half full 17 3. Take emotional control 31 4. Change for the better 47 5. Cope well with conflict 61 6. Embrace probortunities 75 7. Look after yourself 89 8. Make connections 103 9. Keep going 117 10. Create a vision 133 Desiderata A creed for life 147 Resilience materials 151 Top 20 survival songs 161 Useful resources 163 Acknowledgements 169 About the author 171 Index 173
Liggy Webb is widely respected as a specialist in the field of Modern Life Skills. As a presenter, consultant and author, she is passionate about her work and improving the quality of people s lives. She has researched and developed a range of techniques and strategies, to support individuals and organizations to cope more effectively and successfully with the demands and challenges of modern living. Liggy is noted for her dynamic and engaging style and, as a result, is frequently invited to present and speak at international conferences, award ceremonies, on board cruise ships, in the media and at a variety of high profile events. Her website, www.liggywebb.com , offers a range of downloadable complimentary toolkits and materials. Liggy is an international consultant for the United Nations and travels extensively, working in a variety of worldwide locations. She is also the founding director of The Learning Architect ( www.thelearningarchitect.com ), an international learning and development organization based in the UK. In her spare time, Liggy runs a creative writing group in her home town, Cheltenham, and is currently working on a fiction book, about which she is feeling very excited!
'A chatty, self-help book If you want an introduction to the subject that you can read in a day, you could do worse (Management Today, April 2013)