Pratt’s Center for Teaching and Learning is committed to supporting faculty so they can more intentionally integrate wellbeing practices into classroom and studio content, activities, and assignments. Participants from our COMPOSE project, and WelCoMe projects have began learning about and sharing with each other contemplative practices, skills from positive education and experimenting with various skills and mindsets that support the ‘whole student’.
Resilience is your ability to cope with and bounce back from stress and adversity, and hopefully even grow through the experience. We refer to this “thriving” and not just surviving.
Resilient people are more likely to …
Resilience is not a fixed state, it can be learned, practiced, developed, and strengthened.
“In the context of exposure to significant adversity, whether psychological, environmental, or both, resilience is both the capacity of individuals to navigate their way to health-sustaining resources, including opportunities to experience feelings of well-being, and a condition of the individual’s family, community and culture to provide these health resources and experiences in culturally meaningful ways.” – Michael Ungar, Resilience Across Cultures (2008)
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