Resilience can be defined as the capacity of a person or system to absorb change, and still retain its basic function and structure. Resilience is also about learning, learning that enlarges us and develops competencies so that we may thrive in the midst of constant change and challenges. Research suggests that there are ways to increase your resilience, for example by: making realistic plans and action steps; being confident that “with effort I can achieve” (growth mindset); ability to manage strong impulses and feelings (emotional intelligence); and engaging in positive relationships (as considered in Mind-Body 2). Research also suggests knowing our values and personal mission and purpose supports resilience. To understand our own resiliency, we re-visit the stress-diathesis model (Mind-Body 1), reflect on our “resilience story,” and what we believe based on that story. Everyday we can build our capacity to be resilient in the face of challenges by a practice of “slowing down, framing and delaying; creating possibilities; and leaning in.