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Resilience and a positive mindset

What is resilience?

Resilience can be best described as the ability to bounce back from setbacks. It's also about giving things a go and trying things outside your comfort zone.

It can be hard to keep going when things get tough, but there are ways of getting through to help you succeed. The content on this page gives you some techniques to help you:

  • Stay positive and keep focused.
  • Cope when facing a tough challenge.
  • Make the most of your skills.
  • Stay confident.

Hints and tips for being resilient

We've come up with some hints and tips that will help you to develop your resilience, react more positively to challenges and achieve what you set out to do.

Further hints and tips

Where to go for further support

Don't forget that challenges are normal; they happen to all of us no matter how old we get. Make sure that when you do meet a challenge, you take time to think about how to approach it and what you can learn from it.

For further information and support, the mental health charity Mind has some great information and support guides. www.mind.org.uk


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