“…The capacity to be bent without being broken and the capacity, once bent, to spring back.”
Vaillant, GE (1993), The Wisdom of the Ego, Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press
“…The capacity of individuals to navigate their way to health-sustaining resources.”
Ungar, M. (2008). “Resilience across cultures”. British Journal of Social Work 38 (2): 218–235.