Author Topic: SURVIVOR TRAITS AND RESILIENCY  (Read 2958 times)

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« on: December 27, 2008, 08:09:19 AM »

Are you a survivor?

How well do you adapt to adversity and change?

Resiliency is an important psychological factor for those in survival situations.

Here's a quick study the traits of survivors and some more on the topic of resiliency...


Definition of resilience

"Resilience is defined as a dynamic process that individuals exhibit positive behavioral adaptation when they encounter significant adversity or trauma. Resilience is a two-dimensional construct concerning the exposure of adversity and the positive adjustment outcomes of that adversity."

The Five Levels of Resiliency

by Al Siebert, Ph.D., author of The Resiliency Advantage

Resilience is essential in today's world. In today's workplace everyone feels pressured to get more work done, of higher quality, with fewer people, in less time, with less budget....


CMU grad describes cutting off his arm to save his life

Friday, May 09, 2003

By J. Michael Kennedy, Los Angeles Times

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- The mountaineer who amputated his own arm when it became trapped under a boulder in a remote Utah canyon described yesterday how he had to snap the forearm bones before cutting into his flesh with a dull knife....

Aron Ralston's Survivor Traits

First Appeared May 9, 2003, Page One, The Oregonian*

* as a professional analysis accompanying lead story

Aron Ralston is the 27 year-old, Colorado rock climber receiving national attention for the courage he showed when he saved his life by amputating his right arm to escape from under a bolder that fell on him...

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