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10 Ways to Build Resilience


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10 ways to build resilience, according to the American Psychological Associaion (APA).
*Disclaimer: I have no affiliation with the APA.

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10 Ways to Build Resilience

  1. 1. ways to build RESILIENCE
  2. 2. Make connections
  3. 3. Good relationships with close family members, friends or others are important.
  4. 4. Avoid seeing crises as insurmountable problems
  5. 5. You can't change the fact that highly stressful events happen, but you can change how you interpret and respond to these events.
  6. 6. Accept that change is a part of living
  7. 7. Accepting circumstances that cannot be changed can help you focus on circumstances that you can alter.
  8. 8. Move toward your goals
  9. 9. Develop some realistic goals. Do something regularly — even if it seems like a small accomplishment — that enables you to move toward your goals.
  10. 10. Take decisive actions
  11. 11. Take decisive actions, rather than detaching completely from problems and stresses and wishing they would just go away.
  12. 12. Look for opportunities for self-discovery
  13. 13. People often learn something about themselves and may find that they have grown in some respect as a result of their struggle with adversities.
  14. 14. Nurture a positive view of yourself
  15. 15. Developing confidence in your ability to solve problems and trusting your instincts helps build resilience.
  16. 16. Keep things in perspective
  17. 17. Even when facing very painful events, try to consider the stressful situation in a broader context and keep a long-term perspective.
  18. 18. Maintain a hopeful outlook
  19. 19. Try visualizing what you want, rather than worrying about what you fear.
  20. 20. Take care of yourself
  21. 21. Pay attention to your own needs and feelings. Engage in activities that you enjoy and find relaxing. Exercise regularly.
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