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How can I bounce back from major setbacks and stay committed to my goals despite facing numerous obstacles and challenges in life?

Research shows that maintaining routines during adversity can increase resilience and decrease feelings of helplessness.

The concept of "sticking it to the man" originated from 1960s counterculture as a form of protest against societal norms and authority figures.

A study from Duke University found that individuals who verbalize their goals are 33% more likely to achieve them.

Resilience is a learnable skill, and it can be strengthened through practice and exposure to adversity.

A 2018 study in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology found that people who reappraise stress as a challenge rather than a threat have better mental health outcomes.

The concept of "grit," or perseverance and passion for long-term goals, is a strong predictor of success, according to research by Angela Duckworth.

A study in the Journal of Positive Psychology found that practicing gratitude improves mental health and well-being.

The Yerkes-Dodson law states that there is an optimal level of arousal for achieving peak performance, with both too little and too much leading to subpar performance.

According to the Broaden-and-Build theory of positive emotions, experiencing positive emotions in the face of adversity can broaden one's thought-action repertoire and build personal resources.

A review of studies on post-traumatic growth found that many people report positive changes and growth after experiencing trauma, such as improved relationships and a greater appreciation for life.

The concept of "flow," or being completely absorbed in an activity, is associated with increased well-being and productivity.

A study in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology found that mindfulness-based stress reduction interventions can reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression.

According to the Self-Determination Theory, autonomy, competence, and relatedness are essential psychological needs for optimal functioning and well-being.

A study in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology found that upward social comparisons, or comparing oneself to someone perceived as better off, can have negative effects on well-being, while downward social comparisons can have positive effects.

The Growth Mindset, coined by psychologist Carol Dweck, suggests that intelligence and abilities can be developed through hard work and dedication.

A study in the Journal of Applied Psychology found that job crafting, or proactively changing one's job demands and resources to align with one's strengths and passions, can increase job satisfaction and performance.

The Hedonic Treadmill theory suggests that people quickly return to a baseline level of happiness after positive events, emphasizing the importance of building sustainable sources of well-being.

A study in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology found that people who engage in acts of kindness experience an increase in positive emotions and well-being.

The concept of "flow" can be applied to goal-setting by setting specific, challenging, and attainable goals, according to research by Edwin Locke and Gary Latham.

The Prochaska's Transtheoretical Model of Change suggests that change is a process that involves several stages, including pre-contemplation, contemplation, preparation, action, and maintenance.

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