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How can we develop resilience?

Resilience helps us to develop an inner strength, be brave and have courage. We develop an ability to ‘bounce back’ from adversity and adapt positively in the face of challenging personal circumstances and difficult situations.  We can all have difficult feelings such as anger, frustration or disappointment. Sometimes we need to notice and take care of these feelings so that we can use them to create our inner strength and courage.

  • All of our feelings are normal and will change
  • It can feel scary and difficult when we can’t control our feelings
  • Perseverance and determination help us to be resilient

Try this next

Draw or use paints to create an image or symbol of your inner courage or strength. Think about the colour, texture and if there are any patterns.

For parents: The concept of resilience

For children to develop resilience they need adults who can encourage and empower them through their actions and by the words they say. By showing and communicating belief in children they can develop perseverance and resilience to overcome obstacles and to achieve their goals. How to help your children with resilience. Read our blog.

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