By Abigail Cuffey
Bouncing back after a rough experience like job loss, divorce or death in the family is difficult. But it's possible to become more resilient when things get shaky by adopting four key habits, says Robert Wicks, PsyD, author of Bounce: Living the Resilient Life.
1. Debrief Daily
Right before you go to bed, think about the ups and downs of your day. This helps you recognize what particularly stressed you out or upset you, as well as what lifted your mood. Identifying your triggers will prepare you to deal with them in the future.How to Tackle Any Tough Time
2. Be Good to Yourself
Find things that renew and encourage you, and enjoy at least one of them daily. It could be exercise, a hobby, time spent with a pet-whatever makes you happy will distract you from a stressful situation.
3. Live In the Moment
Stop fretting about what will happen in the future and pay attention to what's going on in your life at that very second. When you're eating dinner, don't ruminate over