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Resiliency

The ability to recover quickly from difficult situations; adapt well to adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or even significant sources of stress; and demonstrate positive responsiveness to challenging events.

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Runs June 1–July 31: As summer approaches, why not choose to make the most of it by living life fully — present and in the moment — when you don't need to be online. Don’t miss out on the fun and beauty that is happening all around you. Join Mayo Clinic Health System for a free virtual challenge to reduce your screen time so you can play, explore and connect more.

Complete 30 or more activities from a list of over 100 ideas. Complete them when it works best for your schedule, and check completed activities off the provided checklist for a fun way to track your progress. Ensure you follow COVID-19 safety recommendations when completing activities. Participate on your own or with family, friends or a group of students.

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenging time for many. Thankfully, digital tools have allowed people to work remotely, participate in school from home and maintain personal connections virtually. It's easy to understand why people are on their devices perhaps more now than ever.

Registration is required. Registrants can expect a few emails that will include the free printable/interactive digital checklist, bonus activities, motivational content and an event evaluation survey.

In The News

'Discover Gratitude' virtual challenge

Beginning Nov. 22, you can practice mindful thankfulness to boost spirits, feel happier and enhance overall health.

November 9, 2020
Discover gratitude in a virtual challenge

Participants will journal daily from March 30 to May 1 to practice mindful thankfulness — a way to boost spirits and enhance ov...

February 28, 2020
Participate in the 'Road to Resilience' program

Adults: Help children build resilience, and social and coping skills by participating in the Road to Resilience: Raising Healthy Kids virtual program.

September 10, 2019

From The Blog

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How to create happiness

Happiness is a choice, and there are many ways to create it. Consider these questions and activities to boost your happiness.

Sissy Yang NP By Sissy Yang April 26, 2021
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COVID-19 community forum: Strategies for resilience in uncertain times

Building up your resilience can help you weather uncertain times. Mayo Clinic experts provided tips to do this during a recent community forum. Watch the video of the forum or read the summary.

December 3, 2020
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5 tips for navigating changing holiday traditions

Your holiday traditions likely will be affected this year because of COVID-19 and family changes. Get 5 tips to help you enjoy the upcoming season and, perhaps, start new traditions.

Peter Reisner, M.D. By Peter Reisner November 20, 2020
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The space in between grief and growth

Growth is never easy, and it almost always requires pain along with joy. It is in the space between joy and sorrow that our hearts are strengthened and our bonds renewed.

November 6, 2020
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Calming your pain: Is it possible?

When you hurt your back, did you know the pain could be caused by any part of your body that is compressed, stretched or has reduced blood flow? Learn how you can calm pain.

Carol Gardner PT By Carol Gardner September 23, 2020
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Building a community of caring: Youth and anxiety

When your children are struggling, you want to be able to help them sort through whatever it is that they need. Learn how anxiety affects children so you and your children find relief.

July 20, 2020
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Fostering resiliency in kids

Life happens, even for kids: bullying, school problems, hunger, problems at home, illness, divorce and the list goes on. Stress can affect children the same way it affects adults, so what can we do to help those kids in need of a little support?

July 13, 2020
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7 tips to live a happier life

Do you wake up feeling sluggish most mornings? Have caffeinated beverages become a necessity to help power you through the day? If this sounds familiar, it's time to ditch the quick fixes you rely on, and develop an energy management plan.

July 8, 2020
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Recovery slogans: More than a catchy phrase

Packing a world of wisdom, recovery slogans are easy to remember when you need to use them. Simply short instructions, the challenge begins actually putting them to work.

July 6, 2020
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5 heart-healthy tips

Exercise isn’t the only way to a healthier heart. Try these five tips to keep the (heart) beat.

June 29, 2020
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Getting a spiritual checkup during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic offers us the opportunity to give extra TLC to our spiritual lives. Get advice on how to get started on your spiritual checkup.

April 12, 2020
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9 ways to tame anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic

For some people, anxiety is high as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn about its symptoms, and get 9 tips for building your resilience.

Linda Hubbard, L.M.F.T. By Linda Hubbard April 8, 2020