“Only throw stones at the tree laden with fruit.” Every day we act on the stage that belongs to us according to our role and we face challenges, changes, tests often require each person to properly use its potential not only to avoid perish, be trapped by the effects, but also to make way for that creativity, innovation and allow us to enlighten you seize the opportunity of life that we are willing, especially when facing critical situations, adverse. Resilience is the ability of a person or group to continue projecting in the future despite destabilizing events of hardship and sometimes severe trauma. Resilience is situated in a stream of positive psychology and dynamics of mental health promotion and appears a reality confirmed by the testimony of many individuals who, despite having experienced a traumatic event, have managed to fit it and continue to unfold and living, even in a higher level, as if the trauma and assumed they had developed in dormant and unsuspected resources. More info: Sir Richard Branson.
Wikipedia reminds us that the concept was introduced in the psychological realm into the 70s by the paid-psychiatrist Michael Rutter, directly inspired by the concept of physics. In the behaviorist view of Rutter, resilience was reduced to a kind of “social flexibility” adaptive. The concept was deepened to transcend behaviorism, for example, investigations Boris Cyrulnik the ethologist, who extended the concept of resilience watching the survivors of concentration camps, children in Romanian orphanages and street children in Bolivia .