Some say that the UK Brexit vote on 23rd June was a vote against the establishment, a statement of general dissatisfaction with the way things are, a distrust of our politicians and a desire for more control, more democracy and independence. Others argue that it was ill-informed, driven by xenophobia and those seeking personal gain.
Not only has the vote divided the country, it’s caused ructions at work, families to fragment and a rise in reported racist incidents throughout the UK.
So what exactly is resilience? Here are some descriptions that you may find helpful.
Materials are termed resilient if, when they are bent or stretched, they go back to their original shape.
- the capacity to rebuild and grow from adversity. Think of pruning a plant, that re-grows more vigorously after a trim.
- whatever helps you navigate a stressful and complex world.
- to bend rather than break under pressure, to persevere and adapt when faced with challenges.
And here are our 6 top Do’s and Don’ts you might find helpful as you navigate your way through uncertain times: