Emotional resilience has to be encouraged and nurtured. It doesn’t mean avoiding difficulties or somehow, miraculously, having a problem-free life.
Resilience is not something people either have. We've all surprised ourselves at some time by handling a tricky situation better than expected. We all have the ability to bounce back from adversity. Some more than others, but it can be learned and developed. What is more, small daily shifts and changes are all that is required to get things going.
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