Resilience 101: How meaning and purpose build resilience

“Those who have a 'why', can bear with almost any 'how’” - Viktor Frankl

This short course explores the importance and benefits of leading a meaningful life and the impact that can have on your resilience levels. You will examine what brings meaning to your life, and how you might go about discovering your purpose. The course explores the importance of goals and how you can set goals that you are both more likely to achieve, and which are more likely to bring you happiness and life satisfaction. You will also identify your strengths using a well-respected assessment tool and understand the role that they play in both building your levels of resilience and life satisfaction.

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2 Hours
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Purpose of this course

Establish what your purpose and meaning are, as well as understanding your strengths and how to set goals effectively that you are more likely to achieve.

Who is this course for

Anyone wishing to build their resilience.

You will learn how to

Understand what brings meaning to your life 

Go about discovering your purpose

Set meaningful goals

Benefits for your organisation

By combining meaning, purpose and goal setting with your employee’s understanding their strengths they are going tom be a force to be reckoned with.  Increase in productivity and drive are likely to follow which are good things for any individual and business.

Benefits for you as an individual

You can draw a lot from having a clear purpose and meaning and it can hold you true though many situations that you didn’t think possible.

Meaning and purpose

The benefits and importance of meaning and purpose in the face of adversity
Sources of meaning
Your values
Developing meaning and a sense of purpose – techniques
Crafting your role for meaning


Your strengths self-assessment profile
Maximising your strengths in your work and life


The importance of goals
Good goals / bad goals. Testing your goals
Chunking down goals