What is Resilience? “The Free Online Dictionary” describes it as follows:

re•sil•ience (rɪˈzɪl yəns) also re•sil′ien•cy,

1. the power or ability to return to the original form, position, etc., after being bent, compressed, or stretched; elasticity.

2. ability to recover readily from illness, depression, adversity, or the like; buoyancy.

During a slightly more stressful time than usual - not so long ago - I described “life” to a friend as “running a marathon without training, without a break, and then as you get fitter, the pace just increases…”