5 Things You Need to Know About Resilience

When it comes to resilience, the playing field isn’t level: One person fails at a venture and goes down for the count, while another immediately starts planning a comeback. A divorce proves to be impossible for one person to recover from while, for someone else, it becomes just a small but telling detail in a larger, and fuller, life story.

A setback is framed as inspiration in one scenario, and a slide down the slope in another.

Why are some of us better than others at dealing with the moments that can potentially break us? What does it mean to be truly emotionally and cognitively resilient?Read the entire article on Psychology Today