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Resilience

Building Resilience: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 06.10.2015 | Impact
Ari Nessel

The Pollination Project celebrates the courage it takes to forge a new path, to try something new, to go against the grain and create a new paradigm for a community.

Six Lessons in Critical Thinking from a Professional Critical Thinker

Joe De Sena | Posted 06.10.2015 | Business
Joe De Sena

We sat down with Risa Mish, Professor of Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Leadership at Cornell University, for Spartan Up! The Podcast to find out how to maximize our own critical thinking.

Don't Save The Wisdom Of Failure For Graduation

Tamar Chansky | Posted 06.08.2015 | Parents
Tamar Chansky

Take a quick scan of education in America, and it appears that college graduation speeches are just about the only place it's safe to talk about failure without it sounding terminal.

The Heart of a Tiger

SreyRam Kuy, MD | Posted 06.04.2015 | Books
SreyRam Kuy, MD

We'd like to share excerpts from the forthcoming book, The Heart of a Tiger, a compilation of stories about a family's survival during the Cambodian Killing Fields. I hope that you are blessed and inspired by these stories.

5 Steps to Becoming the Leader Others Want to Be Around

Dr. Deana Murphy | Posted 06.03.2015 | Business
Dr. Deana Murphy

When you demonstrate a high involvement in the future of your team and consistently exhibit their value to the organization, you will become the go-to leader others want to be around.

4 Ways to Build Resilience in Business

Rosalind Cardinal | Posted 06.02.2015 | Business
Rosalind Cardinal

The pressures of modern business life are often draining. We juggle priorities -- work, family, friends, interests -- and often the pace feels overwhelming. Whether you are going through significant changes at work, or just in life in general, here are some tips to build your resilience.

6 More Cures for the Mondays

Gina DeLapa | Posted 06.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Gina DeLapa

May the interview above and the six reminders below help you face all your Mondays with renewed purpose, energy and excitement.

Dear Everyone: You Fail Just Like Everyone Else

Timothy Tukes | Posted 06.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Timothy Tukes

But before you head out the door, just remember that you're still human and like everyone else, you're not only susceptible to failure but you're resilient, as well. You're an overcomer gilded with the scars of your falls; entrusted with a purpose; and blessed with a story of victory.

3 Ways to Rediscover Your Resilience When You're Tapped Out

meQuilibrium | Posted 08.07.2015 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Here's how to tap into your innate resilience so you can bounce back stronger when life throws its inevitable punches.

True Resilience Is Understanding Nothing Lasts Forever

Tyler Tervooren | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Tyler Tervooren

That's the thing about resilience -- you can only build it by accepting that everything will, one day, fail. The more ready you are to pivot when it does, the sooner you'll see big changes coming, the better you'll react to them when they arrive, and the faster you'll get back to business-as-usual once they hit.

Good News: You Can Learn To Be More Resilient

Tammy Plunkett | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Tammy Plunkett

Any time a woman is in the perspective of being a victim of her circumstances and is paralyzed by a diagnosis, or a toxic relationship or a dead end job, she is essentially giving up her power. By increasing our resilience, we can all become stronger to make the difficult choices and orchestrate the lives we want and love. Here are four specific ways to be more resilient.

Battered But Not Broken: Building a Resilient Food System in Nepal

Shenggen Fan | Posted 05.21.2015 | Impact
Shenggen Fan

Now, with the quakes disrupting the wheat harvest and maize planting season, and with assets, infrastructure and markets destroyed, the challenge ahead is to provide immediate relief while staying the course for long-term improvements.

3 Ways to Use Priorities to Defuse Your Stress

meQuilibrium | Posted 05.21.2015 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Determining what's truly on top of your list is how you recognize your limits and accept realistic expectations. Not only that, you also are better connected to the important reasons behind all that you're doing, which is a powerful vaccination against chronic stress. Here are three ways to get started.

9 Ways Mentally Strong People Stay Resilient

Amy Morin | Posted 05.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Mentally-strong people refuse to allow self-pity to sabotage their success. Instead, they use life's inevitable hardships as a way to grow stronger and become better. Here's how mentally-strong people avoid the self-pity trap.

How to Prevail Over Fear When Life Goes Sideways

Mary Holloway | Posted 05.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Mary Holloway

Is it possible to live fearlessly? Probably not. Fear is integral to our natural fight or flight response. It's a protection mechanism to fend off d...

How Creativity Can Make You More Resilient

meQuilibrium | Posted 05.13.2015 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Remind yourself of what it feels like to step into a place of creativity, knowing that just the act of taking that risk helps you feel aligned, calm, and even a little more confident than you were before. Because if you can do this, what else might you do?

5 Tricks From Mom To Help You Manage Stress

meQuilibrium | Posted 05.10.2015 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Every mother knows what it is to feel out of energy and patience. But a mother never runs out of love; it's self-replenishing. This week, treat yourself to that same patience and support, the kind you have shown to your own friends and family, to help you ease the negative effects of stress.

Communities Take the Lead on Earthquake Response in Nepal

Elizabeth Enslin, Ph.D. | Posted 05.06.2015 | Impact
Elizabeth Enslin, Ph.D.

When I woke on April 25 to reports of a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal, my first thoughts turned to the safety of my Nepali-American son's uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews. All fine, I soon learned.

Here's How To Banish Burnout Once And For All

meQuilibrium | Posted 05.04.2015 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Burnout is when the quality of your health, relationships, and work are likely to take a painful, possibly long-term nosedive. This is not a place you want to find yourself too many times in your life, but it's the (unsurprising) fallout from our pressure-packed, always-on modern lives. Here are six things you can do to avoid burnout.

6 Ways To Overcome A Life Challenge

Mary Holloway | Posted 05.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Mary Holloway

Whether you're still in the midst of the storm or idling in the aftermath, the truth is that you have to reach down and make the decision that although you may have had no control over what happened to you, you do have control over how you respond and move forward. These six tips will help start you on that journey...

10 Tips on How to Correct Your Anxious Child

Tamar Chansky | Posted 06.30.2015 | Parents
Tamar Chansky

The next time your anxious child makes a mistake, take a deep breath, encourage your child to do the same, and by talking it through, give your child the gift of seeing that there is life on the other side of this moment.

Why the Disaster Unfolded in Nepal is Man-made

Prashanthi Jayasekara | Posted 06.28.2015 | World
Prashanthi Jayasekara

In Nepal, a country plagued by poverty and political instability, earthquake preparedness has not become a top priority. Efforts to plan resilient cities have been hampered and fallen short inevitably by the attempts to meet day-to-day necessities of the poor.

'Green News Report' - April 28, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.28.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Devastation and rescue in Nepal after massive earthquake; March 2015 th...

Devastating Earthquake in Nepal: Humanitarian Relief and Tackling Poverty

Winnie Byanyima | Posted 06.26.2015 | Impact
Winnie Byanyima

I remember looking at the thousands of flimsy shacks and hovels lining Kathmandu's dusty slums and the sturdier, but still precarious, multi-tiered family homes, and the cheaply-built apartment blocks and ornate temples that collectively give the city its colorful distinctive appearance. We all understood and feared what a big earthquake would surely do there.

The Secret to Well-Being

Lisa Firestone | Posted 08.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Like love, happiness is often treated like a physical object we must find and snatch up. Yet, also like love, happiness is something we are more likel...