Here are things you can do to strengthen your resilience:
Balance: remind yourself of positive people and events. Maintain practices that have
provided emotional relief in the past.
Take care of yourself: eat well-balanced meals, exercise, and get plenty of rest.
Talk about it: talk with supportive people in your life or with others who have shared
Do something productive: helping someone else often has the benefit of making you
Honor your feelings: remember that is common to have a range of emotions following
a traumatic incident be patient with and accepting of yourself and your feelings.
Take a break: try to limit the amount of new you take in such as social media.
Remember that recovery can be a long process. Give yourself time to experience your
feelings and to recover. Consider reaching out to a counselor for assistance. If you
are experiencing significant distress make an appointment with one of our counselors
at 410-704-2512 today! We also have self-help resources located within the Resources