Resilience in psychology is defined as the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats, or significant sources of stress — such as family and relationship problems, serious health problems or workplace and financial stressors. This real strength is inherently present in individuals and waits to be explored. Resilience includes behaviors, thoughts, and actions that can be learned and developed in anyone. Although there are a handful of sources where we can find ways to build resilience, the American Psychological Association is one of the most credible and researched sources. They give the following:
7 ways in which you can build your resilience!
These easy steps can help you become more aware of yourself, value your positives and look at the outcomes of situations more realistically. The very act of being aware creates resilience in yourself. When you start to feel like “Yes, I can make it through!” in stressful situations, you have just built that resilience!