Among full-time workers, just 37% were found to be highly resilient, and that percentage dropped as employment status changed. (Image: Shutterstock)

Americans have had a lot to contend with this year, and a new survey by Cigna attempts to quantify how well we bounce back from a challenge. The Cigna Resilience Index found that resilience is at risk for 60% of Americans.

David Cordani, president and chief executive officer of Cigna, noted in a statement that “resilience is not a static attribute, but functions more like a muscle that can be strengthened and grown over time.”

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