This tip card defines stress as a psychological and physical reaction to positive or negative circumstances. Resiliency is the ability to cope with simultaneous disruptive changes. To avoid stress while caring for a survivor of a brain injury, caregivers must adapt to these changes while learning to move forward in new ways and maintain good health under pressure. Being a family caregiver can be a stressful job, but there are tips and strategies to enhance resilience. Learning to recognize the stressors of long-term caregiving can help caregivers stay healthy and avoid burnout.