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.

Anxiety Coping Skills

How to Deal With Anxiety: 5 Coping Skills and Worksheets

At some point, each of us will experience anxiety and stress. Recognizing that you are experiencing anxiety is the first healthy step toward learning how [...]

The Science of Coping: 10+ Strategies & Skills (Incl. Wheel)

Can’t cope? Overwhelmed? Stressed? We all have trouble coping at some points in life. We don’t get the promotion we hoped for; our relationship breaks [...]

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? Definition & Worksheets

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 [...]

3 Resilience Exercises Pack