If you have experienced any of the symptoms commonly associated with mental health issues, you are certainly not alone. 1 in 4 of us may experience this during our lifetime and it can be particularly acute for students, living independently for the first time without the emotional support of family and friends.
Ok, so January is over but you may still feel you want to be a ‘better’ you. All part of the seemingly never ending quest for perfection. Well guess what, perfection is a myth! Stop seeking the impossible and instead embrace reality.
We all suffer setbacks throughout our lives and often our future success is determined by how we respond to the disappointment. Can you bounce back, having learnt lessons, or will you sink? I asked Warwick alumna, Lisa Bove, a leadership development specialist providing executive coaching and consulting to global organisations and multi-cultural teams, for her …
Successful people don’t sidestep failure; they accommodate it, cope with it and move on. That’s not to say you shouldn’t nurse your bruised ego and retreat for a few days but don’t allow failure or rejection to define you.