Becoming More Resilient

Welcome to BJC’s Resiliency Website! This site provides resources from across the system to help you learn more about building and strengthening resiliency. You will find activities, articles, videos, and other resources surrounding Meaning, Self-Care, Relationships, Self-Awareness, and Optimism.

RESILIENCY DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS

Each flyer introduces a quote and quick, in the moment activity to build your resiliency during this difficult time. Employees can have these flyers emailed to them weekly. Feel free to print and share!
Appreciation
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Being Lighthearted
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Turning to Hope
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November 2021
Get Creative
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October 2021
Thanking Another Person
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Celebrate Yourself
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Optimism With A Smile
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Restoration
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Stop Spinning Your Wheels
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September 2021
What's Your Childhood Story
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Be Present
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Connect with Others
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Listen to Understand
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August 2021
Check Your Personal Meter
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Letting Go of Anger Through Compassion
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July 2021
Acknowledging Your Feelings
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Self-Compassion
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Connecting With Your Passion
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June 2021
A Touch of Nature
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Find A Reason To Smile
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The Gift of Forgiveness
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May 2021
Empathy
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THRIVE Listening Sessions
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Being Vulnerable
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April 2021
Disable Notifications
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What I Can Control
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BASICS of Mindful Eating
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You Are Strong
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March 2021
Finding Calm
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Kindness
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Move It!
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Emotional Awareness
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February 2021
Embracing Diverse Relationships
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Picking Patience
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Embracing Failure
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Appreciation
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January 2021
Small Goals for Big Gains
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Finding Joy
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One Word to Live By
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Combating Seasonal Affective Disorder
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Finding Awe In the Normal
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December 2020
Post Traumatic Growth
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Gratitude
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Holiday Happiness
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A Year In Review
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November 2020
Addressing Feelings of Anger
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The Importance of Sleep
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Adapting Traditions
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Giving Thanks
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A Healthy Plate
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October 2020
Crying as Therapy
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Recognizing Others
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Stop the Doomscroll
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2 Minute Meditation
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September 2020
Growing Through Trauma
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Being Vulnerable
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Boosting Morale
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BJC Core Values and Resiliency
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August 2020
Compassion Fatigue
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Adversity and Growth
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Positive Affirmations
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Easing Anxiety
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July 2020
Emotional Awareness
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Appreciation Text
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Self Compassion 2
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Forgiveness
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June 2020
What I Can Control
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Embracing Diverse Relationships
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Building Social Self Awareness
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Confronting Grief
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Find A Reason To Smile
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May 2020
Finding Joy
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Acknowledging Your Feelings
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Moving Forward
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Kindness
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April 2020
Self-Compassion 1
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Gratitude
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Appreciation
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WHAT IS RESILIENCY?

Resiliency is the ability to adapt and thrive in the face of adversity and stress. It allows us to “bounce back” from difficult circumstances.

RESILIENCY AT BJC

We’ve organized our resiliency tools around a five petal, or segment, model:

Each month we feature a different petal to highlight resources that grow your resiliency. Click the links at the top of the page to see additional tools and resources for these topics.

RESILIENCY IN YAMMER

If you've joined BJC's social media platform Yammer, join us in the BJC Resiliency group!

SABA COMMUNITY

The Resiliency Community in Saba provides additional resiliency discussions with other BJC employees.

Join the Resiliency Community
View the Question of the Month Discussion

LEADING WITH RESILIENCY

Would you like to build resiliency within your team? Our Leading With Resiliency page provides advice on increasing Resiliency within your department and HSO.

BUTTERFLY EFFECT

The Butterfly Effect Project is designed to show how Resiliency grows within BJC.

If you have a butterfly card and see someone being resilient, hand them your card and let them know what they did! The person will then follow the directions on the back of the card.

Click here to view additional information
Click here for a Users's Guide
Click here for a "Congratulations!" card to give someone who was resilient

RESILIENCY CHAMPIONS

Resiliency champions help others become more resilient. Click here or the Champion link at the top of the page to explore our Champion support program.

RESILIENCY CHAMPION OVERVIEW

CHAMPION AND ROLE MODEL OF THE YEAR

Do you know a BJC employee that deserves recognition for their resiliency achievements?
Click here to fill out the nomination form by October 30th.
Employees will be recognized for their achievement at the Champion End of Year Celebration.
2017 - Amy Ogle
2018 - Bonita Harmon
2019 - Tammy Puhlmann
2020 - Eileen Spinner and Andrea Tritinger

BJC Institute for Learning and Development Classes

RESILIENCY


This course focuses on five core components of resiliency: meaning, self-care, relationships, self-awareness, and optimism. Participants will learn skills and techniques for building and strengthening resiliency.

Access the Resiliency Online course.

RESILIENCY CHAMPION TRAINING


Training for employees to become advocates for positive personal and cultural change at all levels of the organization. Open to all employees willing to be resiliency champions for their department. Approval from manager required.

Access the Resiliency Champion Online training.

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE


Participants are provided with an overview of emotional and social intelligence as well as techniques for improvement.

Access the Emotional Intelligence Program.

THIS MONTH'S FEATURE:

Meaning

Resilient people have a strong sense of purpose and meaning in life. They are committed to their values, and these values are aligned with the way they live at home, in the community, and at work.

FEATURED CONTENT

Look for the on this month's page to view featured content.

ACTIVITY: Values at Work


ARTICLE: How to Find Meaning at Work


VIDEO: Barry Schwartz: The way we think about work is broken


Please visit the Meaning page for more activities, articles, and videos.

RESOURCES FOR EMPLOYEES


BJC EAP

No matter what the issue or personal challenge, the BJC EAP team of professionals are here to help you be happy, productive, and healthy. Check out their blog for wellness tools, tips, and more.


WeCare Peer Support Program

WeCare teams provide care and support to staff “in the moment” when adverse events occur. Training classes to become part of the existing WeCare Team or to start a new team are currently being redesigned.


Building Resiliency for Compassion Fatigue

This 6-hour training for leaders or any employee explains what compassion fatigue is, how it is related to stress, and five resiliency skills needed to help you manage and reduce stress at work and home. It is conducted on site at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.



THRIVE by BJC

THRIVE by BJC, the organization’s holistic focus on employee well-being, seeks to help all team members thrive — physically, emotionally and socially.


iAppreciate

The iAppreciate program gives BJC team members the opportunity to recognize exceptional co-workers and be recognized – all through an innovative, easy-to-use website and mobile app.


BJC Total Rewards

Total Rewards is the package offered to BJC team members and designed to add value and to meet our needs at work and in life. It covers five distinct areas: Benefits, Career, Compensation, Recognition and Work-Life.


EXTERNAL RESOURCES

Feeling stressed? The American Psychological Association Stress Website updates regularly with articles and resources on identifying and managing your stress.
The University of Pennsylvania Positive Psychology Resource Center provides a wide variety of resources for research and information on positive psychology.