Resilience

noun | [ ri-zil-yuhns ]

Resilience is the ability to persist, adapt or transform in the face of change in a way that upholds our basic identity. It is the process of adapting well in the face of hardships, trauma, failure, threats or significant stress, and achieving a sense of equilibrium. Resilience also refers to positive adaptation and the ability to regain mental health, after having experienced adversity.

Resilience is believed to improve learning and academic achievement. It contributes to reduced risk-taking behaviors including excessive drinking, smoking, and use of drugs. Resilient people are able to better manage difficult emotions and experience more positive emotions, which leads to good health outcomes.

Resilience In Action

The person will be able to:

  • Adapt to change.
  • Manage strong feelings and impulses.
  • Make realistic plans and take steps to carry them out.
  • Make a realistic appraisal of situations enabling acceptance of what cannot be changed.
  • Have a positive view of themselves and have confidence in their strengths and abilities.
  • Face unexpected challenges.
  • Approach adversity as a solvable challenge.

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Also Known As

Hindi | 

स्थितिस्थापकत्व

Marathi | 

स्थितिस्थापकत्व

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