the power of the "c" in resilience
Dr. Ginsburg, a child pediatrician and human development expert, proposes that there are 7 integral and interrelated components that make up being resilient. Consider the "C"s below and pause after each to self-assess your current levels. Self-awareness is a steppingstone toward resilience.
Competence - the ability to know how to handle stressful situations effectively
Confidence - the belief in one’s own abilities and is rooted in competence
Connection - close ties to friends, family, and community groups provide a stronger sense of security and sense of belonging
Character - being in touch with your values and having a strong sense of self-worth and confidence
Contribution - personally contributing to your community
Coping - have a wide repertoire of coping skills
Control- where possible have control over your decisions and actions
Check out the full article if you'd like to read more details. These concepts were designed for children/teenagers, but often those are the best places to find education for adults too!