Hardiness: The courage to grow from stresses

@article{Maddi2006HardinessTC,
  title={Hardiness: The courage to grow from stresses},
  author={Salvatore R. Maddi},
  journal={The Journal of Positive Psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={1},
  pages={160 - 168}
}
  • Salvatore R. Maddi
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology
  • The Journal of Positive Psychology
  • The recent emphasis on positive psychology is welcome, and has spurred much relevant research. But, there are still many unresolved conceptual and research issues, as more variables are being proposed as relevant. As part of this process, the present paper proposes hardiness as an addition to positive psychology. Hardiness is a combination of attitudes that provides the courage and motivation to do the hard, strategic work of turning stressful circumstances from potential disasters into growth… CONTINUE READING

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