Consistently engage in self-care physically, emotionally and spiritually;

Continue to grow and develop self-awareness;

Accept responsibility for their actions and the consequences;

Accept that others may not share their same ethics, morals or religious or personal convictions;

Practice gratitude;

Actively pursue their passions;

Find meaning in life, including in times of loss and trauma;

Connect with others and their surroundings;

Set and maintain appropriate boundaries, both for themselves and others;

Allow themselves to be angry but,

Consider situations from multiple angles and perspectives and

Carefully choose their words, responses and actions;

Apologize for their own misdoings;

Forgive others for their transgressions;

Accept failure as a part of life and use it to enhance their personal growth;

Ask for help when they need it.

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