5 key behaviors to make yourself resilient to stress
Reliable and consistent social support is related to better psychological health, higher motivation, and a lower stress response.
In order to make sure you have people to lean on, invest in relationship-building long before you need it.
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Strong emotions are more likely to dictate your behavior.
Become familiar with what triggers your stress. Practice “active internal coping mechanisms” such as reframing, humor, optimis...
Simply writing about your feelings can help you explore them and resolve some of the issues that may be preventing you from recovering from trauma.
Fostering strong relationships with family, friends, mentors and others to whom you can turn in times of crisis helps you bounce back.
"Resilience is not a trait. It’s not something you’re born with. It’s not something you just have."
Realize the ways you’re already resilient.
Don’t wait for the situation to fix itself.
Know your strengths and use them.
Don’t try to do it alone…
…but know that it’s okay not to tell everyone.
Find your favorite way to take a mental break.
Be compassionate with yourself and realize all the ways adversity has made you strong.
Resilience is the the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or significant sources of stress.
Resilient people are more likely to bounce bac...
Resilience isn’t something you’re born with, but something you build.
Psychologists say it’s comprised of behaviors, thoughts and actions that anyone can learn — a skill that can be improved, just like running or speaking a new language.