If there’s anything the past couple of months has shown it’s that every now and then something you have no control over will come out of the blue and throw you for a loop.
This time it’s a global pandemic that’s had us all feeling at turns anxious, fearful and lonely – possibly even all three at once. But it could also be something such as your child being diagnosed with a serious health problem, retrenchment or a sudden death in the family that hits you for a six.
It’s at these times of trauma, tragedy or threat that you need resilience. It’s the ability to cope with stress and hardship