Health / Mental well-being

Start your Rhode to Resilience


Resilience is the ability to bounce back from challenges. At BCBSRI, we think of resilience as having four elements: gratitude, sense of purpose, connection, perspective. In these videos, our doctors and care managers help you build your own resilience.

Watch these videos

You can watch the entire series at once or spread them out. Just remember to give yourself the time to practice.


2:47 minutes
Being grateful helps us appreciate what is good in our lives—while acknowledging that bad things happen.

Sense of Purpose

4:37 minutes
It’s much harder to be defeated by challenges when you are passionate about what you are doing.


3:20 minutes
Social connections are an important part of resilience, helping us to better handle challenges in our lives.


3:19 minutes
We may not be able to control the things that happen to us, but we can control how we react to them.