Dealing with challenges puts you at a pivotal stage in your life with an opportunity to take something positive out of such stressful circumstances.
Resilience is an innate quality that helps people learn from failures and proceed with optimism. It’s the key to being adaptable and being prepared.
And so the 33 miners from San Jose mine in Copiapo, in Chile were brought to the surface after being entombed 69 days and half a mile [624 metres – 2,000 ft metres] underground, imprisoned under tons of rock.
In order to stay alive, they needed to build a community and without this peer group support that gave vital encouragement from the stronger to the weaker, when it was needed, they would never have survived the ordeal.