Category Archives: Models of Resilience

One Wound—Two Stories and the Oval Office

I confess to being baffled by the challenges of meeting and engaging with the human world these days. I’ve held back in allowing my creative expressions to flow freely and am paying the price as I attempt reintegrating, what with … Continue reading

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Seeking God on the Mountain Top

OK, I’ve gone and done it. I’m feeling both scared and sick to my stomach because I’ve committed to telling a very private story at the June 30, 2015 Santa Fe SpeakEasy Storytelling event. What hooked me into sending in … Continue reading

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Risk 4 Minutes to Change Your Life — The Wild Resiliency of Allan Watts

I’m a long time fan of Allan Watts and came across the video below over at Elephant Journal today, a provocative and inspiring online journal. I became absolutely hooked on Allan when I stumbled across his book, appropriately named: The … Continue reading

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Resilience: A Literature Review — a free Report

This gift from the Rockefeller Foundation:  Resilience: A Literature Review Patrick Martin-Breen and J. Marty Anderies / CUNY & Arizona State University / November 09, 2011 / Publications This is a great review of the scientific literature covering an expanse … Continue reading

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Human Resilience, Adaptation, Transformation and Development

Perhaps it is we who are the Noahs we have been waiting for. And the Ark capable of carrying us into that future is the developmental transformation of our consciousness. Continue reading

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Resilience 2011 Conference: Innovation and Sustainability

human activity has expanded to such a degree as to now constitute a global, interdependent society that shapes the biosphere at multiple temporal and spatial scales as reflected by climate change, vulnerability in global economic and financial systems and resource degradation across the globe. How can prosperous societal development paths be stimulated in light of these challenges? Continue reading

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From Tragedy to Triumph: Resiliency Inspirations for the Journey

“They rarely saw themselves as victims. Instead, they focused on one of two great skills: creativity or the ability to connect to others.”

It is in numerous nuggets such as this that the book finds its practical applications, beyond serving as inspiration. We all find ourselves in need of inspiration at times, and studying the lives of those who have found their way through the extremes of adversity is a worthwhile and enlightening way to rediscover it. The book leaves me feeling, “If they can do it, I can too!” Continue reading

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Music as ‘religion of resilience’

“Music is my religion… Music is God… Hatred breeds only hatred. When you look at the good side of life, everybody loves you. When we are so old… only… are we aware of the beauty of life.” Continue reading

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The Texas Rangers’ Misunderstanding of Resiliency

Two simple and yet profound strategies to increase the resiliency of any team or person. Continue reading

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One Coffee Shop Lady Told Another…

Your deep true Self
Arises out of, and is itself
Nothing less than wonder
mystery and awe, the stillness
and the silence
From which you run Continue reading

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