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Use These 10 Tips to Improve Your Resilience

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Resilience

Resilience refers to how well you can deal with and bounce back from the difficulties in life.

  • It can mean the difference between handling pressure and losing your cool. Resilient people tend to maintain a more positive outlook and cope with stress more effectivel...

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1. Find a sense of purpose

In the face of crisis or tragedy, finding a sense of purpose can play an important role in your recovery.

  • This might mean becoming involved in your community, cultivating your spirituality, or participating in activities that are meaningful to you.

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2. Believe in your abilities

Having confidence in your own ability to cope with stresses of life can play an important part in resilience.

  • Becoming more confident in your own abilities, including your ability to respond to and deal with a crisis, is a great way to build resilience for the fut...

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3. Develop a strong social network

It's important to have people you can confide in, Having caring, supportive people around you acts as a protective factor during times of crisis. 

  • While simply talking about a situation with a friend or loved one won't make your troubles go away, it allows you to s...

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4. Embrace change

Flexibility is an essential part of resilience. By learning how to be more adaptable, you'll be better equipped to respond when faced with a life crisis. 

  • Resilient people often utilize these events as an opportunity to branch out in new directions. While some peop...

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5. Be optimistic

Staying optimistic during dark periods can be difficult, but maintaining a hopeful outlook is an important part of resiliency. What you are dealing with may be difficult, but it's important to remain hopeful and positive about a brighter future.

  • Positive th...

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6. Nurture yourself

When you're stressed, it can be all to easy to neglect you own needs. lsoing your appetite, ignoring exercise, and not getting enough sleep are all common reactions to a crisis situiation.

  • Instead, focus on building self-nurturance skills, even when you are trouble...

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7. Develop problem-solving skills

Research suggests that people who are able to come up with solutions are better able to cope with problems than those who cannot.

  • Whenever you encounter a new challenge, make a quick list of some of the potential ways you could solve the problem.

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8. Establish goals

Crisis situations are daunting. They may even seem insurmountable. Resilient people are able to view these situations in a realistic way and then set reasonable goals to deal with the problem.

  • When you find yourself becoming overwhelmed by a situation, take a step ...

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9. Take action

Simply waiting for a problem to go away on its own only prolongs the crisis. Instead, start working on resolving the issue immediately. While there may not be any fast or simple solution, you can take steps toward making your situation better and less stressful.

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10. Keep working on your skills

Resielience may take time to build, so don't get discouraged if you still struggle to cope with problematic events.

  • Everyone can learn to be resilient and it doesn't involve any specific set of behaviors or actions. Resilience can vary dramatically from one person...

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