Even if you love your job and work for a great company, you’re bound to have the occasional bad day. Tight deadlines, a grumpy coworker, a dissatisfied client – every job has its stressors. When these and similar stressors hit you just right – or perhaps the better word here is “wrong” – they can leave you feeling dazed, depressed, and unable to function at your best.
In order to better handle the inevitable negative emotions at work, you need to cultivate your “emotional agility” – that is, your capacity to navigate the ups and downs of life with an open mind and clear eyes.
But how do you go about cultivating emotional agility?