Hope is a crucial part of being resilient. Difficult times invite us to be resilient.
Emily Dickenson described HOPE as:
“Hope is the thing with feathers -
That perches in the soul -
And sings the tune without the words -
And never stops - at all.“
In difficult times resilience helps us to bounce back quickly from difficulties and to overcome. To remain tough. To continue, to hope...
If you struggle and feel at a loss of hope, the following questions of the Positivepsychologyprogram, may help to guide you back to cultivating hope...
Hope remains a crucial quality in our ability to be resilient...
• What happened in your life that caused you to stop hoping?
• Where do you believe your sources of hope, or lack of hope, come from?
• How has your environment affected the amount of hope you currently have?
• Where do you look for hope in your life?
• What are three things you hope for?
• How have your hopes changed as you have grown up?
• How has hope, or a lack of hope, affected decisions you have made?
• What needs to happen before you have more hope in your life?