Inspiring article by Maria Konnikova about psychological resilience of human beings: How people learn to be resilient? One of the central elements of resilience is perception: Do you conceptualize an event as traumatic, or as an opportunity to learn and grow? Every traumatic event, no matter how negative it might seem from the sidelines, has the potential to be traumatic or not to the person experiencing it. Research shows that resilience is ultimately a set of skills that can be taught. Full text here.