Coping and resilience: People's innovative solutions

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Abstract

This Paper introduces the intertwined concepts of coping and resilience, with their varied dimensions. Beginning with brief stories that show how individuals, groups, communities and nations display both coping and resilience every day, the analysis shifts to the meaning of every day stress and adversity that have become inevitable parts of daily jigsaw puzzle of life. The paper also presents a bird's eye view of the meaning of every day stress and adversity that has become inevitable parts of our daily life and brings in strengths perspective into resiliency and finally signals the efficacy of an inner strengths approach.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-18
Number of pages18
JournalInternational Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change
Volume1
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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