Whenever something happens in your life that may result in loss or change and pain, in whatever guise, something very special can occur at the same time. You are given an opportunity to reassess your position in life and to learn something new and potentially empowering.

Resilience very often is referred to as the ability to bounce back from adversity. The question to ask is:

Do I want to bounce back to where I am right now?

It may be that, through the apparent process of upset and upheaval, you can move your life into a far better position than it is at the moment. The situation that may be causing your current anxiety may well be a springboard for you to make some positive changes that you would never have thought of before.

Liggy Webb, 2013, Resilience.