Psychological resilience is the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or significant sources of stress. It can be seen as the ability to "bounce back" after difficult experiences. Some people are more resilient than others, but it is a skill that takes practice. It is something that you can improve, which can help improve your life overall.
There are several factors that are associated with increased resilience:
Studies also show that the number one factor in resilience is having a network of caring and supportive relationships among family and friends. Being able to go to people in a time of need can greatly reduce the stress during that situation and allow you manage it more effectively.
The American Psychological Association suggests 10 ways to improve resilience:
What ways do you try to maintain or improve your resilience?