Learned Optimism, Seligman M, 2006 ISBN-13: 978-1400078394
The How of Happiness, Lyubomirsky S, 2008 ISBN-13: 978-0143114956
Increase Exposure to Humor
Read the daily comics before leaving for work
Read a page/chapter of jokes at night before going to sleep
Funny page-a-day calendars
Internet joke websites, daily email feeds
Save a clip or electronic file of cartoons
American Film Institute – list of 100 funniest movies
Funny dentist skit - YouTube
Resilience is the ability to bounce back from stressful circumstances. It is one of the most important qualities that a physician can have.
Resilience can be learned.
Resilient people do experience stress, but are adaptable and positive in response to change and adversity.
Resilient physicians are able to retain their sense of purpose. How could you renew your commitment to medicine?