Building Resilience in Children

Building Resilience in Children- 20 Practical, Powerful Strategies (Backed by Science): Hey Sigmund, to read full article click here

  1. Increase their exposure to people who care about them
  2. Let them know it’s okay to ask for help
  3. Build their executive functioning
  4. Encourage a regular mindful practice
  5. Exercise
  6. Build feelings of competence and a sense of mastery
  7. Nurture optimism
  8. Teach them how to reframe
  9. Model resiliency
  10. Facing fear- but with support
  11. Encourage them to take safe, considered risks
  12. Don’t rush to their rescue
  13. Meet them where they are
  14. Nurture a growth mindset- we can change, and so can other people
  15. Let them know you trust their capacity to cope
  16. Build their problem-solving toolbox
  17. Make time for creativity and play
  18. Shh, let them talk
  19. Try, ‘how’, not ‘why’
  20. Let them know they are loved unconditionally