How Resilient Are You?

Resilience is a mix of inborn traits & skills that can be practiced & developed.

7. Do you have faith in something outside of yourself that can give you strength?

How Resilient Are You?

You got: You are quite resilient!

I got You are quite resilient!. How Resilient Are You?
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Resilience is a quality that helps us through daily stressors and major life crises. While some of our resilience is associated with inborn personality traits, there’s much you can do to develop your resilience level, and the resources below can help.

Your answers indicate that you have many traits and thinking habits that are associated with greater levels of resilience, which is a very good thing. You are likely more able to handle life's crises – both major and minor – and turn difficulties to your advantage, or at least weather them optimally. The resources below can help you to build even more resilience in your life, and help those in your life do the same.

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How Resilient Are You?

You got: You have some resilience, but could develop more.

I got You have some resilience, but could develop more.. How Resilient Are You?

Resilience is a quality that helps us through daily stressors and major life crises. While some of our resilience is associated with inborn personality traits, there’s much you can do to develop your resilience level, and the resources below can help.

It appears that you have a lot going for you already – several of your answers indicated a sense of resilience, but there's room for improvement. You can build your own inner and outer resources to make yourself more resilient in the face of stress. The resources below can help you with this, and can help others in your life as well. Enjoy!

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How Resilient Are You?

You got: You can become more resilient!

I got You can become more resilient!. How Resilient Are You?
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Resilience is a quality that helps us through daily stressors and major life crises. While some of our resilience is associated with inborn personality traits, there’s much you can do to develop your resilience level, and the resources below can help.

Your answers indicate that there is room for growth – you can build your inner and outer resources to make yourself more resilient in the face of stress. For example, creating more of a supportive network can help you to stay strong when you're facing a crisis – other people can lend emotional support (like a shoulder to cry on) as well as practical support (like helping you find resources to meet your needs). Maintaining stress-relieving habits like meditation can help you to react less strongly to stress as it occurs, and have more inner strength. The following resources can help.

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical consultation, diagnosis or treatment.

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