Resilience is a term we hear a lot, but what does it mean? How do we become resilient in both our military and personal lives?
The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff defined resilience as “the ability to withstand, recover, and grow in the face of stressors and changing demands.”
That’s a nice definition, but are there any tools to help us build our resilience? Download the My Military OneSource app and connect fast to support and answers personalized for you and your MilLife. Gain 24/7 access to powerful tools and help from the Department of Defense—in your hands, anytime, anywhere.
The Military OneSource website also includes a suite of resilience tools can help you strengthen your partner relationship (Love Every Day), help you become more mission-ready (CoachHub), and manage your mood (MoodHacker). Check out these three tools on your phone or tablet anytime — day or night.
On the Military OneSource app, you'll find:
MilLife Guides do deep-dives into the services available to Marines and their Families such as:
Benefit information is available, including:
You owe it to yourself to explore Military OneSource. You can also visit your local Information, Referral, and Relocation Office to discover resilience tools on your installation. Start building your resilience today.
As a leader, Marine, family member, or peer, we all face obstacles that require adaptation and may cause us to shift from our norms. What can we do as a community to be collectively resilient?
Individual Marines and leaders must work to strengthen themselves equally throughout the four crucial domains— body, mind, spirit, and social.
Today more than ever, Marines need to be resilient as we take on new responsibilities, learn new skills, and do more with less.