‘We face all kinds of adversity in life. This may be a personal crisis, like an illness, a loss of a loved one, an abusive relationship or challenges in the workplace like bullying, job loss, and financial instability. We also have the shared reality of tragic events in the news, such as natural disasters, terrorist attacks, war and of course the global pandemic of recent years. People have to learn to cope with and work through very challenging life experiences.
Resilience is quite a buzz word. What does it exactly mean and is it different for different people? Let’s actually start with what it is not. Being resilient does not mean that people don’t experience stress, emotional upheaval, and suffering…’