This leaflet is designed to help young people develop resilience and cope with any current/future difficulties in their life. It is equally helpful for adults.
When life is difficult, it’s important to be able to cope without feeling emotionally overwhelmed. Another word for this is ‘resilience’. In other words, resilience is the ability to cope with upsetting or difficult life events and…be the best we can be
- deal affectively with difficulties
- become stronger and feel OK
- bounce back
- learn from mistakes and bad experiences and then be able to leave them behind.
We can improve our ability to cope. This leaflet will give you some ideas about how to do this