‘Resilience’ is trending

June 11, 2016

Its funny how often we hear the word ‘resilience’ being bandied around today.  Probably because it embraces so many of the things we want for ourselves and for our teens – to have ‘grit’, to be able to rise to the challenge, to overcome adversity, to have a growth mindset…the list goes on. It was interesting to hear Sheryl Sandberg use the word and the concept of resilience in her UC Berkeley Commencement Speech this year.  Whether you are a fan or ‘lean in’ or not, her words on this occasion regarding loss and resilience struck a chord with us. Click here to hear the full speech.