Resilience & Coping

Resilience is often described as the ability of the individual to bounce back after having experienced hardship. Resilience is mostly based on personal strengths, resources, and psychological capital.

The Crisis Kit: 5 Tools to Help Clients Through Turbulence

A note from the team here at, concerning COVID-19… Like many of you, our hearts are heavy with concerns for the global community’s wellbeing. [...]

how to develop grit and resilience

5+ Ways to Develop a Growth Mindset Using Grit & Resilience

When was the last time you showed resilience? How about grit? It has been several years since Angela Duckworth’s TED talk catapulted these two traits [...]

What is Resilience Theory

Resilience Theory: A Summary of the Research (+PDF)

Life is never perfect. As much as we wish things would ‘just go our way,’ difficulties are inevitable and we all have to deal with [...]

Scales to measure coping

6 Scales to Measure Coping + The Brief Cope Inventory

Sometimes life seems to pile up all at once. We find ourselves juggling a multitude of daily challenges, large and small, or unexpected events that [...]

brief resilience scales

The Connor Davidson + Brief Resilience Scales

The Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale was developed by two researchers — Kathryn M. Conner and Jonathan R.T. Davidson. Connor is a psychiatrist and a researcher at [...]

What is Coping Theory?

What is your first reaction in the face of sudden stress? Do you make a plan to overcome it? Talk it out with your friends? [...]

mental resilience

How to Be Mentally Strong: 14 Ways to Build Mental Toughness

How resilient are you? Some people seem to quickly bounce back from personal failures and setbacks, while others find it much more difficult. When life [...]

23 Resilience Building Activities & Exercises for Adults

There is a buzz about resilience lately. Resilience is the ability to recover from setbacks and adapt to challenging circumstances and is required to thrive [...]

Resilience in children

How to Build Resilience in Children: 30+ Tips & Examples

If only…. you could package your precious child in cotton wool and protect them from the hard knocks in life. The truth is – you [...]

Teaching resilience

Resilience in Education & How to Foster Resilient Students

Teachers who teach resilience might change the trajectory of their student’s lives. It is not easy to teach resilience in the classroom, but it is crucial. [...]

3 Resilience Exercises Pack