In this section I post ideas, articles, books, movies or music that I have found and relate in some aspect to resilience. There is a loose categorisation process, but rather than create an infinite number of categories there will be overlap. If you have suggestions of resources for this section please email me, including enough information for me to locate original sources.
50 Dead - Resilience Reflection #3 - Social Cohesion
We know that relationships are both protective and growth-promoting. The concept of social support has been discussed in the literature for many years, and we are beginning to understand just...Read more
Culture and Resilience - the place of the Gun
An American friend of mine said to me the other day that he did not want to send his children to high school in America because of the culture of...Read more
Did Trump give me PTSD?
The question I asked myself the other day was, ‘Has Donald Trump given me PTSD?’. As the calendar ticks over towards the 4th of July and the celebration of all...Read more
Resilient Organisations - what exactly are they?
Most of us work or play inside organisations. Some of these organisations inspire us to greater things, others stifle and even destroy us.Read more
Front Line Pressure
Lance Burdett has 22 years of policing experience and 13 years as a crisis negotiator. There are few careers that carry the continual pressure as front line police work, and...Read more
The Town that Thrived
The common understanding of states of chaos is that contexts of fear, terror, corruption and political instability will lead to multiple failures across social groups, relationships and communities and result...Read more