I heard a talk by a woman named Jane McGonigal. She was giving advice on becoming resilient in the face of adversity.
Here’s the trick. You don’t muster resilience when you need it. You have a plan to be resilient based on the understanding that no one passes through life without difficulty. Thus, you craft a strategy for responding to adversity before the adversity shows up. Here are four ideas McGonigal has:
Resilience doesn’t occur by mistake.