Answer the following questions in 35 - 40 words.
What is resilience?
According to the American Psychological Association, resilience is the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or significant sources of stress such as family and relationships, health, work, and finances, etc. It is the act of 'bouncing back' in spite of barriers or setbacks.
Resilience helps the person to recover form setbacks with the least negative consequences. Individuals high on resilience exhibit the following characteristics -
(i) they regain their confidence after a period of emotional disturbance (ii) they are able to maintain their psychological well-being. The types of resilience are physical, psychological, emotional, and community resilience.