Resilience is the fashionable prescription for trauma. But bouncing back is not the only or best way to bear sorrow.
Source: How patience can be a better balm for trauma than resilience | Aeon Essays
Patience, in its original meaning, was a virtue that enabled a person to overcome his suffering and, in some sense, enact understanding in the face of the faults and limitations of others. Patience today might conjure a sense of inactivity, a feeling that its about more or less waiting for things to pass. Consider, instead, the term patient. As an adjective, it is the quality of a person who is able to overcome and demonstrate understanding towards others. As a noun, it is a person who is in need of understanding and, specifically, medical care.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, these are the leading causes of death for infants and preschoolers. Awareness is key
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