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Five Science-Backed Strategies to Build Resilience

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'Resilience is one's ability to bounce back from a negative experience …. Resilience is not a rare ability; in reality, it is found in the average individual and it can be learned and developed by virtually anyone. Resilience should be considered a process, rather than a trait to be had.' — Wikipedia 

The Greater Good Science Center has collected many resilience practices on their website Greater Good in Action, alongside other research-based exercises for fostering kindness, connection, and happiness.

Here are 12 of those resilience practices (squeezed into five categories), which can help you confront emotional pain more skillfully.



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