Resilience is known as bouncing back from the adversities and bringing in strength to cope to difficulties. Adversities happen at personal, community and organisational level. Resilience allows the person to come out of the adversity, rather than staying with it and to move forward further. This is a way of maintaining positive mental health and maintaining one’s own well being in the midst of adverse conditions. It enables a person to maintain positive health in the midst of challenges (Mowbray, 2011).
Making connections can also help a person develop resilience, and if a person makes connections with people who experience the same trauma, then they can return to their normal level of functioning much sooner. Using coping strategies is also a good idea. It helps people deal with their emotions at the time, and by coping, they can retain their current level of functioning. High levels of functioning, play into people who are being resilient. Lastly, one needs to work on being adaptive, and accepting that things may change, but that does not mean they have to be less resilient, they need to always be evolving.
Introduction Throughout our lives, we encounter a multitude of struggles, hardships, and challenges that sometimes leave us begging for answers. Often, we may even wish for a higher being of power to place us in some alternative universe where something so brutal could not possibly happen. These trials induce suffering, an act or feeling that entails pain and distress that is usually deemed negative. Suffering can come from a subjective spectrum ranging from simply uncomfortable difficult situations such as the experience of boredom to extremely harsh misfortunes that may include illness, poverty, loss, and many more potential variables.
This all made me realize that trying out new experiences is nerve wracking, but it does bring changes in our life and maybe it help us to be the person we are right now. Most of the time is worth trying new experiences when you have friends and family supports. For me, my family and friends have always guided me. That’s the reason this move away from my family is not that bad when we often reunite during breaks and technology like FaceTime had help me to stay connected. In Addition, the little changes do help to learn new lessons of life.
“As with Erikson’s stages of early and middle adulthood, other theorists have clarified and refined his vision of late adulthood, specifying the tasks and thought processes that contribute to a sense of ego integrity. All agree that optimal development involves greater integration and deepening of the personality” (Berk, 2014, p604). “Ego differentiation means for those who invested heavily in their career, finding other ways to affirm self-worth-through family, friendship, and community life” (Berk, 2014, p604). As people age, they want to show other people that they still have self-worth. Although their strength and beauty disappeared, and they may not make a lot of money anymore, however, these people has a lot of legacy that can pass on
Empathy and social skills are inter-personal competencies and concern your ability to interact and get along with others. The better your intra-personal skills, the easier it becomes to express your inter-personal skills. Mastering these skills will allow you to live a better, happier and more successful and fulfilled
Everyone wants a big group of friends, and in “Beautiful Brains” David Dobb says, “The urge to meet more people, for instance, can create a wider circle of friends, which generally makes us healthier, happier, safer, and more successful”. Dobbs is explaining that through the experience of finding new friends, people gain a new perspective on life and how others succeed. As they become older, they grow to be their own person and the friends they have represented the quality of life that he or she may want. Risk taking , in teens, also helps them learn from serious mistakes he or she will realize what they have done and learn from their mistakes. In this article, Dobbs, says “We court risk more avidly as teens than at any other time”.
Self-confidence – as you gain trust and belief in yourself 4. Growth – to live more authentically Elderly people live in a fast-changing world. They have to face changes that could incur in their personal life (sudden death of loved ones, illness) as well as the impact of technology in their lives. In these situations it is important for them to know how to cope with, and to express the emotions that would arise.
Some days it can be as insignificant as a broken nail and other days it can be almost as bad as a broken leg. Mental disorders can affect your day to day routine and can make life seem impossible. Different people can be affected in various ways. However, some of the common symptoms are affected behavior, perception, mood, social interactions and thinking (ourhealthyminds.com). Another thing about having a mental illness is that you need a routine to help you get through the days.
If you are currently suffering from an addiction to opiates, you understand the pain and emotional difficulties associated with withdrawal. For many people, the first few hours are too painful to handle, which forces them back into relapse. However, it is important to understand that opiate withdrawal is not an infinite problem. There is a timeline of opiate withdrawal and an end point. Although it may be difficult, reaching the finish line can help you live a life free of opiate addiction.
According to Hunter (2011), “when people feel more comfortable and they contribute in their communities, they tend to have better health than those who do not”. In fact, by taking care of their determinant of health, which means giving them the opportunity for education, housing, employment and sufficient transportation, the host countries would increase these youth ability to develop control overs their live conditions, get support from others, or to completely contribute in the
Resilience is the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness. Various characteristics are needed to be resilient. In the book, Trouble by Gary D. Schmidt, Henry loses his brother, Franklin. But, Henry is able to stay in control of the things going on in his life. He has a plan of what he wants to do; climb Katahdin.
Christopher McCandless, the main focus from Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild observes the factors that impacted Chris McCandless to his unfortunate death at the age of 24 in August of 1992 on Stampede Trail, Alaska in attempts to live off the land. Richard Russo who grew up to write his own memoir Elsewhere describing his “American childhood, as lived in the Fifties by a lower-middle class that seems barely to exist anymore” (Russo, 12, 2012). Russo grew up with his mother, Jean Russo, who had Obsessive compulsion disorder, which he tries make sense of the guilt associated with his mother after her death. The two had been impacted developmentally different by the chronosystem and interaction of the microsystems. The unalike interactions explain the differing outcome of the two.