Resilience is the process and outcome of successfully adapting to difficult or challenging life experiences and the ability to rise above one’s circumstances.
Sharks have thick skin, an “edge” of strength and versatility. These creatures have survived on earth for over 420 million years. You, too, can endure any challenges you face along your journey.
Shark ResilienSEA exists to help equip students with support to persevere and boldly swim forward after facing significant change and hardships. This program is designed to help students cope with and bounce back from stress, adversity, and grow through difficult experiences at NSU and beyond. Our students will:
Social connections provides a sense of belonging that generates feelings that show you are valued and cared for. It offers social ties to other individuals, groups, and the larger community, permitting you to be apart of a social network that can be used as an ongoing resource.
Self-care is anything you do to restore yourself physically, emotionally, socially, and spiritually. When you are feeling calm and nourished, you improve your self-esteem, decrease negative self-perceptions, and improved relationships.
Life skills are internal resources one develops and relies on in order to deal with the demands and challenges of life effectively.
Mitigate the pressure and temptation to engage in risky behaviors such as