Think back to a difficult event in your life. How did you find your way through? What gave you the strength to carry on? Some of the factors that decide how easily you will overcome adversity and bounce back afterwards are having a strong support system, building an optimistic way of thinking, knowing that the bad times are temporary, having hope for the future, believing in your own strengths and developing emotional literacy. Get all these in place now and you will have the resources to survive the hard times life may throw at you.