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Class 5: Building Resilience

  • Stephen Liben


Class 5, Building Resilience, is focused on awareness and deep engagement as sources of energy and inspiration that can be actively cultivated in the workplace as an antidote to the myth of “work-life balance.” Rather than trying to balance what is called “work,” with its implied negative, energy-draining connotations, with so-called life and its implied all-positive, uplifting energy, we acknowledge that much of our life is at work and that there is meaning and joy to be found within clinical practice work.


Resilience Burnout Depersonalization Triangle of attention Mindfulness Resilience zone Informal meditation Listening Personality traits 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen Liben
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  1. 1.McGill Programs in Whole Person CareMcGill UniversityMontrealCanada

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