The ability to effectively cope with unique mental stressors and challenges.
Awareness - Self-awareness is broadly defined as the self-descriptions a person ascribes to oneself that influence one’s actual behavior, motivation to initiate or disrupt activities, and feelings about oneself. Individuals must also have situational awareness, or knowledge of what is going on around them for accurately interpreting and attending to appropriate cues in the environment.
Adaptability - Ease of adapting to changes associated with military life, including flexible roles within the family.
Decision Making – Thoughts, attitudes, and behaviors used for evaluating and choosing courses of action to solve a problem or reach a goal and include problem solving, goal setting adaptive thinking and intuitive thinking. Decision making factors include problem solving, goal setting, adaptive thinking, and intuitive thinking.
Positive Thinking - Information processing, applying knowledge, and changing preferences through restructuring, positive reframing, making sense out of a situation, flexibility, reappraisal, refocusing, having positive outcome expectations, a positive outlook, and psychological preparation.