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5 characteristics of incredibly resilient people Published: June 25, 2014

I remember the day I found out that my aunt had cancer, says Smita Malhotra, M.C. in the Huffington Post.

Although she was the most positive person I had ever met, I still worried about how she would handle such an overwhelming diagnosis.

Looking back, now that her cancer is in remission, she continues to be the most positive person I know. But even more than that, she is what I call an elegant spirit.

How do people cultivate such strength? And how can we do that for ourselves? Here are five things resilient people have in common ...

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