Surviving Adversity, Building Resilience

An interesting piece on Resilience and how our challenging experiences lead us to manage the new ones. 
NYTimes: 

On Road to Recovery, Past Adversity Provides a Map

By BENEDICT CAREY

Published: January 3, 2011



Whatever else it holds, this new year is sure to produce a healthy serving of redemption stories, against-the-odds tales of people who bounced back from the layoffs, foreclosures and other wreckage of 2010. They landed better jobs. They started successful companies. They found time to write a book, to study animal husbandry, to learn a new trade: to generate just the sort of commentary about perseverance, self-respect and character that can tempt anyone who’s still struggling to throw things at the TV.”