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Going Camping!

Going camping is, fortunately for me, a phrase and activity I get to engage in more than the average human. I also get to take other folks out camping more than most, which is a good thing considering I enjoy … Continue reading

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Resiliency Science Training Video Resources

This post has two purposes: The first here is to let readers know that videos and slides of invited presenters are now posted on the Resilience 2011 Program web page. Alan AtKinson’s opening presentation is a good place to start. … Continue reading

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Sprinkling the magic of Awe into the eyes of Children

when all of right mind are asleep
and Awareness and Presence and Silence
wonder through and among tall ancient forest trees
and stalk bedrooms across the lands
like a divine trinity
whispering secrets to whoever will listen
sprinkling the magic of Awe into the eyes of children 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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Everyone can use more tangerines and kisses

Pissy moods come and go. Everyone can use more tangerines and kisses. Continue reading

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Wild Resiliency blog 2010 in review and looking ahead

OK, I’ve hesitated to post the 2010 year in review provided for this blog by wordpress.com, being the kind of guy who can shy away from attention…and I’ve decided to share it. In part so I can find it again for my own analysis, and I’m happy they give the blog a ‘Wow’ score. It’s higher than I’d give it so I”m looking ahead and thinking of directions and future posts and… Continue reading

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Reinventing Human Identity

Turns out elephants are more ‘human’ than we thought; or perhaps we’re more elephant than we thought! 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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The Science and Varieties of Gratitude

To receive gratitude into one’s life in this way is not, from my perspective, not so much ‘giving’ gratitude as it is a courageous willingness to perceive life from a spirit of ‘thankfulness’, no matter what. Continue reading

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