Resilience can be taught:Yale-NUS study

Yale-NUS College graduate Joanna Chue (above left) and Assistant Professor Cheung Hoi Shan (above right) identified five aspects of mental resilience that made students less susceptible to burnout.
Yale-NUS College graduate Joanna Chue (left) and Assistant Professor Cheung Hoi Shan (right) identified five aspects of mental resilience that made students less susceptible to burnout.ST PHOTO: YONG LI XUAN

Not all is lost if you find yourself overwhelmed by work and school stress.

Being resilient is a skill that can be learnt, a recent study of Singapore university students has found.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 29, 2021, with the headline 'Resilience can be taught:Yale-NUS study'. Subscribe