Resilience is the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or significant sources of stress. As much as resilience involves bouncing back from difficult experiences, it can also involve profound personal growth.
WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?
Becoming more resilient not only helps you get through difficult circumstances; it also empowers you to grow and even improve your life along the way. Being resilient doesn’t mean that a person won’t experience difficulty or distress. People who have suffered major adversity or trauma in their lives commonly experience emotional pain and stress. In fact, the road to resilience is likely to involve considerable emotional distress.
Resilience involves behaviors, thoughts and actions that anyone can learn and develop. Like building a muscle. building resilience takes time and intentionality. Focusing on 4 core components connection, wellness, healthy thinking and meaning – can empower you to withstand and learn from difficult and traumatic experiences.