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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.

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 [...]

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. [...]

Resilience Strategies

Resilience Examples: What Key Skills Make You Resilient?

Mental health encompasses far more than the mere absence of disorders. There are a number of dimensions when it comes to positive mental health, one [...]

Resilience Books

14 Best Resilience Books for Creating Mental Toughness

Our capacity to bounce back and recover from life’s upsets is vital for our wellbeing and success and results from how we perceive and deal [...]

Resilience Training

Resilience Training: How to Master Mental Toughness & Thrive

Do you know someone who keeps on keeping on, no matter what life throws at them? How do they continue to thrive, flourish, and grow [...]

3 Resilience Exercises Pack