If you know that you are strong and determined and can point to situations in your past where you’ve handled struggles with strength then you can draw on that confidence for current struggles.
This is What You Need to Prepare for Tough Times
Debby Germino

I survived a lot of bad stuff in my life, but I didn’t gain any resilience from it because I was never aware that what I had gone through was an example of the ability to get through hard times. You have to be aware of your victories before you can draw strength from them.