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The Science of Resilience

July 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Resilience is now understood in psychology as something that is learnt. We are not born with resilience. Psychologists have studied the traits of resilience, and we can now teach these in a way that can be adopted by everyone. Resilience is correlated with happiness and wellbeing, and this workshop explores how we can become more resilient in the face of difficulty.


This workshop answers the following questions:

      • What is resilience?
      • Are we born being resilient, or is resilience learnt?
      • What makes up a resilient individual?
      • What are the underlying mechanisms behind resilience?
      • How can we adopt these traits?
      • How can I take short practical steps to make this work for me?

Following the workshop, and using the neuroscience of resilience, we will then be running a 5 Day Resilience Challenge – 5 days of building resilience:

Day 1 – The science of breathing and the resilience of the nervous system

Day 2 – The power of gratitude and focus in determining resilience

Day 3 – 7 questions to improve your resilience

Day 4 – How discovering and focusing on your strengths is correlated with resilience

Day 5 – Mindfulness and how to rewire your brain for resilience


1 hour Zoom Workshop

5 Day Resilience Challenge

Date: 7th July 6pm – (Plus it is recorded for those that can’t make it live)

Cost £5


Delivered by Chris Finn, lead Trainer for Poole Mindfulness & Psychology.
Chris is a Clinical Lecturer in Psychology, an accredited Senior Psychotherapist, Supervisor, and a Mindfulness Teacher. Chris has worked in senior positions in the NHS and has worked with thousands of people helping to increase resilience and improve wellbeing.


“Thank you so much for the workshops. I’ve found the topics really interesting, and feel they will benefit me both personally and professionally. They have been a great mix of scientific theory, small group discussions, and practical ideas. I’m already looking forward to future courses!” Lucy C (Physiotherapist)

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July 7
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Online – Zoom


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