I'm standing by to join @AlexWitt on @MSNBC in just a moment Tune in https://t.co/GinJuWt4Ap
- Sunday Nov 27 - 6:45pm

“Always have a Plan A and a Plan B”

On Psychology Today's Web site, psychologist John Manni wrote a nice post explaining how people who are unemployed or struggling with some kind of setback can cope with it in productive ways rather than blaming themselves or dwelling on past decisions. He also offered a few nice words for Rebounders, which he described as a "great resource that examines resilience." Here's are a few pragmatic thoughts from the article, which are similar to some of the takeaways in the last chapter of Rebounders:

There are some common traits among individuals who quickly move past failure and indeed benefit from it. They are able to step back and evaluate their failure. Their evaluation helps them pinpoint the factors that contributed to the setback. They learn to plan for failure in the future. More simply stated: they always have a plan A and a plan B. (More ... )