Building Personal Resilience: Connection


Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Repeats every month on the 15 of December until Tue Dec 15 2020 Also includes Tue Feb 02 2021, Wed Apr 14 2021



This suite of workshops is designed to help you strengthen your resiliency by learning and practicing cognitive science-based tools, and techniques that foster greater “bounce-back” ability. You will experience how a positive and agile mindset, and the ability to self-regulate, will bolster your capacity to communicate, manage conflict and act in productive ways in the midst of challenge and stress. You will have opportunities to explore your ingrained thinking habits and will learn how to adopt a resilient mindset.  You will leave each workshop with greater self-awareness and a few key behaviors that will result in positive outcomes across all areas of your life.

About the Connection Workshop:

In this 2-hour workshop, you will learn about the important role that connection with others plays in building and sustaining resiliency. You will learn practical strategies to strengthen your relationships by enhancing your ability to empathize, listen, and be present with others. 


  • Learn about the important role that connection plays in building resilience ​
  • Develop two key skills to foster supportive relationships​
  • Create a specific action plan for increasing your resiliency​​

Audience: All Harvard employees

Pre-Requisites: None

Cost: None

Late Drop/Cancel Fee: None

Additional information: This program contains are 4 individual workshops.The ideal order to take the workshops is Optimism, Mental Agility, Self-Regulation and Connection. While it is recommended that you take all 4 sessions in the order outlined, you can attend sessions that you determine will be the most valuable to your individual skill development needs. 

For more information email with all technical questions or issues and class logistics questions to

Click here to register.