Practical Resilience in Difficult Times

Resilience trainer Dr Chris Johnstone introduces practical skills to enable us to cope better when facing challenges.

This conversation with Dr Mark Williamson was filmed at an Action for Happiness event on 12 Nov 2020.

About The Speaker

Dr Chris Johnstone is one of the UK’s leading resilience trainers, with more than three decades’ experience teaching in this field. He trained as a medical doctor before moving into the mental health field, where for many years he ran groups teaching resilience skills. He has pioneered the role of resilience training in mental health promotion, coaching practice, workplaces, and more recently in online education. His online resilience courses now reach people from over sixty countries. His books include Seven Ways To Build Resilience (2019) and Active Hope (2012), co-authored with Joanna Macy. Chris lives in the north of Scotland, where teaches Positive Psychology at and resilience skills at

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