Resilience (from the latin resilio or go back) is a term that was originally used by engineering to define capacity that has a material to regain its shape after being subjected to a distorting pressure. In the seventies of the last century the positive psychology he joined his doctrinaire identifying as resilient to all individuals that face the adversity, develops a strong fighting spirit and adaptation that allows you to rebuild and develop valuable proposals for the future for him and others. My unfortunately but inevitably, I again come with new terms that have other much more recognisable background on our traditional linguistic heritage. In this case, we could say that a person resilient is something similar to what we have always known for (strong against adversity and misfortune) stoic, but what can we do!, sometimes it seems that what’s new is always better and more appropriate even without many times to be him. An of human typologies that arouses more interest to biographers or filmmakers is that one of those characters who have built their lives from a single law: always lift once more than those that have fallen. Examples such as Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Stephen Hawking, Ana Frank, Teresa of Calcutta or many of the great conquerors of the world pre-contemporaneo are Archetypes of the spirit of buoyancy that distinguishes the winners from those who are resigned to quietly assume their circumstances. But as those and without knowing them, I am convinced that there are many others who have built their lives from the commitment with its future and the fortitude of mind necessary to achieve this more anonymously. There is not a single recipe that ensures as successfully implement resilience in our life but that, like all good paella, it is a set of ingredients that wisely combined offer a very appealing result.
Ten more determinants, could perhaps be: self-esteem: the positive perception that we have of oneself. Introspection: Even-handed self-observation. Independence: The maintenance of the necessary distance physics and emotional ante what affects us without falling into isolation. Sociability: The possibility of establishing emotional ties with others. Initiative: The ability to set goals and walk toward them. Sense of Humor: The constant practice in search of the comic side of life. Creativity: Innovation within the routine. Empathy: The orientation towards the understanding of the circumstances that affect others.
Critical and analytical thinking: analysis of the causes of adversity and the definition of their solutions. Jonathan Friedland has much to offer in this field. Perseverance: Maintenance firm on the necessary actions for the achievement of the proposed objectives. Be resilient, more than a virtue, is today a necessity before this complex reality which does not make anything easier and requires much to those who had forgotten that life is nothing more than a roller coaster, whose final will always coincide with the principle by many and vertiginous sobrevividos subeybajas.