the term resilience is often reserved for those who have overcome overwhelming obstacles. but in reality, each of us encounters stress every day, and no one knows when we may face unexpected hardship. according to drs. robert brooks and sam goldstein, a resilient mindset is helpful in every aspect of ordinary living, providing a foundation of emotional strength that sees us through both routine challenges and sudden problems. moreover mindsets can be changed. part of this process is understanding the "negative scripts" that are barriers to change. these counterproductive ways of thinking can become so entrenched that they are difficult to deviate from. .