How to Build Resilience


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Which of the following individuals is not showing resilience?

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Sylvia lost her father a couple weeks ago. She accepts help from family who have cooked and cleaned for her during this hard time. She also makes a point to attend her book club group regularly despite grieving her father's death.

Which of the following tools is Sylvia using to build her resilience after this tragedy? Pick the best answer.


Ava's boyfriend just broke up with her. After the initial shock and devastation, Ava makes peace with the fact that she is now single. She takes up a yoga class, learns how to meditate and takes up a hobby that she has been wanting to try.

In terms of taking yoga classes and learning to meditate, which resilience tool is Ava using?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Building resilience is an important part of developing as a person, and this pair of practice assessments will help gauge your comprehension of how to build resilience for yourself. The quiz will focus on examples of resilience and how to build it up.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This pair of assessments will test you on:

  • Examples of not showing resilience
  • Tools used to build resilience after a tragedy
  • Healthy ways to express feelings following a tragedy

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you comprehend key information from the related building resilience lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding tools used to help build resilience
  • Knowledge application - utilize your knowledge to answer questions about expressing feelings after a tragedy

Additional Learning

For more information about building resilience, check out the corresponding lesson titled How to Build Resilience. The lesson will cover the following key topics:

  • Mental health conditions resilience can help prevent
  • Resilient individuals approach to feelings following a tragedy
  • The six tools used to build effective personal resistance