- Age of Resilience
commentary by Gateway President Bryan Albrecht
We all endure stress, personally and in our communities. This column suggests that how we respond to that stress determines how resilient we become.
- Defining Resilience
by Hilit Kletter
In the context of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), resilience is hard to define because it is dynamic and multidimensional. The good news is that there are ways to enhance it.
- Don't Worry about Feeling Sad
by Dinsa Sachan
In some cultures, sadness is not a hindrance to experiencing positive emotions, and there isn’t a constant pressure to be joyful. It is during adversity that we connect most closely with people and build resilience.
- Eighth Graders Investigate Hope, Courage and Resilience in "Fractured Lands"
by Faraz Chaudry
Students doing a project about the unraveling of the modern Middle East make connections to their own lives by viewing firsthand accounts of turmoil through the lenses of hope, resilience, and courage.
- The Eleven Skills and Attitudes That Can Increase Resilience
by Ron Breazeale
Being connected, self-confident, flexible, and able to handle strong feelings are a few of the skill sets described in this helpful list.
- Five Science-Backed Strategies to Build Resilience
by Kira M. Newman
Change the narrative. Face your fears. Practice self-compassion. Meditate. Cultivate forgiveness. This article goes into depth about each of these resilience tools, explaining why and how they work.
- Help When Your Heart Breaks
by Joan Halifax
Caring for people who are suffering is a loving, even heroic calling, but it takes a toll. Roshi Joan Halifax teaches a five-step program to care for yourself while caring for others.
- How People Learn to Become Resilient
by Maria Konnikova
This fascinating and substantive article examines decades of research about resilience and concludes that — far from being a vague concept — resilience turns out to be a skill that can be taught.
- How Resilience Works
by Diane Coutu
Three fundamental characteristics seem to set resilient people and companies apart from others: the capacity to accept reality, an ability to find meaning in some aspects of life, and improvizational skill.
- How Resilience Helps You Deal with Life's Challenges
by Suzanne Kane
An author who has been through her own experiences of dark times gives suggestions on cultivating resilience for those who may find themselves in a dark and forbidding place.
- How to Keep Today's Tension From Stealing Our Souls
by Leslie Barker
From yoga to nature watching to thinking "what is the best result?", here are ways to slow down and relax in a frenzied world.
- How to Parent With Resilience
by Kara Baskin
Resilient parenting means being resilient yourself when it comes to all things raising kids and instilling in your children the life skills that it takes to thrive throughout their entire lives. Here’s how.
- More Mayors Are Appointing Chief Resilience Officers
by Heather Clancy
As of late July 2017, there were officially 79 "Chief Resilience Officers" employed in cities associated with the 100 Resilient Cities project for climate action — the concept is becoming the norm.
- New Study Finds the Key To Raising Resilient Children
by Susie O'Brien
One in three children aged 12 to 17 flourish despite facing multiple adverse events. Why? They spend time engaged in activities outside of the home in sports, volunteer jobs, or paid work.
- On Resilience
by A. Pratibha
These ten tips for sustaining your resilience include challenging yourself every day, tolerating pain for a greater purpose, and creating your own definition of success.
- Putting Resilience and Resilience Surveys Under the Microscope
by Christina Cissy White
Resilience is one word, but it has many different scales of measurement and can be considered to be a state that endures in a person or a trait that comes and goes.
- The Profound Emptiness of "Resilience"
by Parul Sehgal
As the word "resilience" becomes increasingly popular, what's meant by it runs the risk of becoming watered down and profoundly hollow.
- Resilience Is One of the Greatest Survival Skills
by Ismini Aspostoli
Basic common sense tips like maintaining hope, taking appropriate action, and remembering to laugh are worth remembering along with more research-based recommendations.
- Resilience Is About How You Recharge, Not How You Endure
by Shawn Achor and Michele Gielan
Lack of a recovery period is dramatically holding back our collective ability to be resilient and successful. If you really want to build resilience, you can start by strategically stopping.
- Resilience: Abstract Concept or Survival Skill?
by Margot Phaneuf
Written for and about nurses, this article covers the concept and applications of resilience needed to perform nursing duties and help patients find the necessary balance to rebuild their lives.
- Support at Home and In School Tied to Resilience in Child Refugees
by Lisa Rapaport
A small study in Australia suggests that refugees fare better in a new country when they have solid support at home, school, and in their new communities.
- Survival of the Resilient: Skills for Handling Life's Inevitable Disappointments
by Marie Hartwell-Walker
Resilience is not simply a personality characteristic. It’s an active, problem-solving approach to life that includes skills of keeping things in perspective and building a caring support network.
- 10 Tips to Build Resilience in Teens and Young Adults
by American Psychological Association
Cut yourself some slack. Stick to the program. Create a hassle-free zone. Express yourself. These and other tips help teens bounce back during rough times.
- 10 Ways to Boost Your Emotional Resilience, Backed by Research
by Eric Barker
Practice spirituality. Have a moral compass. Keep your brains strong. Have resilient role models. Here are yet more ways to summon the will to keep going.
- Three Ways to Harness Positive Psychology for a More Resilient You
by Harvard Health Publications
Express gratitude. Leverage your strengths. Savor pleasures as they occur. This will help you weather the routine ups and downs of life.
- What Resilience Means, and Why It Matters
by Andrea Ovans
Here are ways to apply the wellsprings of resilience to organizations confronting historic challenges and to individuals confronting the thousand small cuts we may be inflicting on one another every day.
- Why Resilience Is Necessary as a Leader
by Amy Modglin
It is a leader's responsibility to lead through good and bad times. Nothing is more rewarding than coming out of a storm as a stronger leader and a more cohesive team.