Resiliency: Let’s all be the Little Sprout that Rose from the Rubble

Re٠sil٠ient :

(of a person or animal) able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions: (https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/resilient Oxford Dictionaries)

Encouraging Yourself to be the Resilient Sprout

It is very easy to be discouraged after dealing with a challenging situation or even being defeated. But remember, we are the only one who has the power and responsibility to pick ourselves up. Although, a little helping hand wouldn’t hurt. That’s why CSUSM is here for you! Check out what we have on campus that can help you:

-Student Health & Counseling Services: http://www.csusm.edu/shcs/
-Cougar Care Network: http://www.csusm.edu/ccn

Overcoming Life’s Toughest Piles of Rubble

We all go through some of life’s toughest challenges and sometimes it feels as if we won’t be able to get through them. Yet, we must have the resilience to power through the difficulties and end up being stronger than before! These challenges may leave us down in the darkest of places, but fortunately, there are various ways of encouraging yourself to come out of the dark and to be victorious.

Ways to be RESILIENT

There are many tactics to help individuals get through the rubble:

Physical: Nourishing/ nurturing your body

Mentality: Taking control of your thoughts and actions

Emotional: Working on self awareness and self management

Spiritual: Nourishing/ nurturing your ‘spirit’

Social: Investing your time in connecting with others and relationships

Quote of Inspiration

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall” -Nelson Mandela

-Student Organizations: http://www.csusm.edu/orgs/

-Student Life and Leadership: http://www.csusm.edu/sll/about/index.html

-Multicultural Programs & Cross-Cultural Center: http://www.csusm.edu/sll/mc/index.html

-Greek Life: http://www.csusm.edu/sll/greek/index.html

-Academic Advising: http://www.csusm.edu/academicadvising/

-FASFA: http://www.csusm.edu/finaid/fasfa.html

-Scholarships: http://www.csusm.edu/finaid/scholarships/index.html

-Peer Mentor Program:

http://www.csusm.edu//sll/peermentoringprogram/metnee_index.html

 

Written by: Angela Upham Peer Educator

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