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- Refers to the ability to bounce back after a traumatic event or encountering difficulty. Like a resilient material returning to shape.
- Adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats and significant sources of stress such as family & relationship problems, serious health problems, or workplace and financial stresses.
- Fluid process that varies in situation, age, etc.
- realtistic optimism
- facing fear
- moral compass
- religion & spirituality
- social support
- resilient role models
- physical fitness
- brain fitness
- cognitive & emotional flexibility
- meaning & purpose
- Attend to own health & well-being.
- American Psychological Association
- Resilience - The Science of Mastering Life's Greatest Challenges. Southwick & Charney. Book