Over the last few months, we have discussed these skills and attitudes in some detail. I thought in this blog post I would list the 11 we have been discussing and briefly define each one. As you continue to follow this blog, you may wish to refer back to this list.
We know that individuals handle adversity in many different ways and that the different approaches and strategies that they make use of have been learned and shaped by the culture, society and family systems that they grew up in and of which they are a part. But some common skills and attitudes emerge.
(From "Duct Tape Isn't Enough": Survival Skills for the 21st Century. Module I, pages 4 and 5)