Building Resilience as a Protective Measure for Future Wellbeing

In our last article we looked at what resilience really is, and at the relationship between resilience and mental health. Being resilient doesn’t protect a person from experiencing pain or distress. People who suffer trauma in their lives will often experience emotional pain and stress. Being resilient does mean that a person will be better...Continue reading

Resilience for Mental Health

Resilience is absolutely fundamental to good mental health and well-being. During our lives we will all face challenges that test our resilience – physical or mental ill health, relationship problems, financial challenges, loss and bereavement. When faced with these challenges, our resilience can quite literally save us. It seems that some people are born with...Continue reading

Women’s Mental Health

For this year's International Women's Day, UN Women has partnered with the visual artist Burcu Köleli to develop imagery illustrating the 2022 theme “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”. Image Source: Burcu Köleli for UN Women (2022).  Earlier this week- the 8th March 2022 was International Women’s Day. This year’s theme, “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”, is...Continue reading

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