It has been said, “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger,” but why do we have to be brutally attacked in order to become stronger? Obviously this is a figurative statement, but to me it speaks of resilience – the ability to “bounce back” after a rude awakening of sorts. Resilience is the measure of a person’s reaction to facing adversity and how they are able to return to normal and even high functioning after some kind of trauma or crisis has been bestowed upon them.
We see this everyday – whether or not we realize it. We see millions of people going on with their everyday lives and excelling despite the tragedy, sadness, or disappointments within them.
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