Using FUN to Overcome
Practice Surviving
Survival Traits
100

Celebrating small ______ is something survivors have in common.

wins

100

Practice making decisions ______ in a traffic jam.

calmly

100

People who ______ before tackling a challenge are more likely to succeed.

prepare

200

After shattering his leg at 19,000 feet Joe Simpson survived by making his descent into a ______ with short-term, attainable goals.

game

200

Practice thinking about the best ______ step.

next

200

People who ______ when faced with defeat are more likely to succeed.

persist

300

______ calms fight or flight response in the brain.

humor

300

Practice looking for ______ in adversity.

opportunity

300

People who take ______ for themselves regularly are more likely to succeed.

responsibility

400

______ at himself helped Steve Calahan survive a shipwreck.

laughing

400

Pay attention to your ______; it helps you notice subtle cues.

gut

400

People who have an ______ orientation are better able to improve their situation through control of their environment.

interior

500

It helped concentration camp survivors to savor small moments of ______ in their daily lives.

pleasure

500

Make social ______ so that you’ll be motivated to make it through a difficult challenge for your loved one(s).

connections

500

People who have an ______ orientation are more likely to complain about a challenging situation and expect a rescue.

exterior

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