Resilience strengthens:

  • Dependability by recovering from adversity and fulfilling commitments even in the face of difficulty
  • Determination¬†by recovering from adversity and overcoming obstacles to reach a goal

Resilience is a lot like:





Recovering Quickly


Resilience is strengthened by:

  • Courage by overcoming fear by saying and doing what is right
  • Endurance by using the inner strength to withstand stress and do my best
  • Flexibility by adjusting to change with a good attitude
  • Forgiveness by releasing feelings of resentment
  • Gratefulness by demonstrating appreciation to others for what I have and how they have helped me
  • Humility by recognizing the people and factors that have shaped my life
  • Patience by taking the time necessary to work through a difficult situation
  • Tolerance by demonstrating respect for others who do not share my perspective
  • Wisdom by making practical application of what is learned

For the word origin, translations, sign language version, and other linguistic
characteristics of Resilience,
visit the No Matter How You Say It page.