Looking to build resilience, even in the face of tremendous adversity and crisis? Dr Elia Gourgouris and Kon Apostolopoulos, authors of 7 Keys to Navigating a Crisis, give us the lowdown on their strategies.
2020 has seen a global pandemic, record-breaking wildfires, a civil rights reckoning, and an economic crisis. In a year marred by division and upheaval, there’s one crisis that seems to have been obscured – and it relates to our mental health.
To support those struggling from the impact of these global events, bestselling author and founder of The Happiness Center, Dr Elia Gourgouris, and Kon Apostolopoulos, a change management expert and founder of Fresh Biz Solutions, set about writing a powerful and insightful book to help readers move beyond just surviving a crisis situation and help them thrive.
Drawing from their real-life experiences, 7 Keys to Navigating a Crisis: A Practical Guide to Emotionally Dealing with Pandemics & Other Disasters was published earlier this year and is composed of seven chapters, each one designed to help mitigate the strain and disruption that disasters can – and have – wreaked upon all our collective psyches.
Calling from Greece and Colorado respectively, the preeminent authors walked us through their seven practical tips for navigating any crisis. Here’s what they had to say.