Click on the links below to access printable worksheets that may help you figure out how to make a decision, look at ways of working through challenges, or re-evaluate your current life.
Drawing on other examples of resilience can often inspire us to get through our own tough times. Think about an inspiring movie, book or a true story (maybe even of someone who you know) where the protagonist showed determination and resilience that helped them to succeed, despite the difficulties and adversity that they endured.
Although it may not feel like it sometimes, our minds can be very flexible! Flexible thinking is different to positive thinking as it allows us to consider a number of possible outcomes rather than just one. This is a good exercise to try when you’re approaching a challenging situation where the outcome is unknown which can then create worry.
Having a resilience tool kit can help us through the times when we need it most. It can remind us of our strengths, the importance of self-care, and how we can nourish our bodies and minds. You can use some of my other online resources to help you create this.
Difficult situations can sometimes feel easier if we write them down. Here is an exercise that may help to establish what needs to happen in order to be able to move forward.
The Wheel of Life allows us to get a snapshot of how satisfied you are in your life.
*With special thanks to the University of East London and the College of Wellbeing.com