Resiliency is the process of building strengths and developing coping skills during times of adversity. Building resilience can help you deal with life’s unexpected challenges and serves as a protective factor against stress. You can learn to be resilient by becoming aware of your strengths and developing strategies to cope with your life stresses.
Common elements of resilience include:
sense of purpose
sense of humour
remaining calm under pressure
optimizing strengths in difficult situations
healthy coping skills
a good perspective
opportunities to grow and change.