The Science Of Resilience

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What makes one person successful, while another individual, experiencing the same environment, struggles to find their place in life? With many challenges in life, one’s mental state can have a direct effect on their current and future happiness. The science of resilience looks at five key factors; spiritual, family, social, physical and emotional (Harrington, 2012). Mental strength and support in the end will determine much. Having been on my own since I was 16 years of age, I now at almost 49 look at these factors and wonder how I made as many right turns in life as I did. I had no family support, socially I was somewhat of an outcast and I did not excel at anything physically. Yet emotionally I was strong. Always believing that
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