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.

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Meaning and Purpose

50 Dead - Resilience Reflection #1 - Anger

I am a professional humanitarian worker. I am expert in resilience and coping. I have years of experience in extremely complex and distressing humanitarian contexts.

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Is it possible for a species to lose hope?

A recent letter to the Guardian Weekly (03.08.18) stated, "Nothing will halt the sixth extinction except a massive cull of the vast herds of Homo sapiens infesting the planet”.

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Organisational Toxicity - A loss of Moral Character?

The discussion on Organisational Toxicity was, apparently, interesting to a number of people. Which is, perhaps, an indication as to how concerned we are about the issue.

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Do 'Stories' Enhance Resilience?

Stories are fascinating and the story of stories is even more so. Stories have been a core component of human culture since human culture became recognisable.

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Humanitarian Emergency

Through the Eyes of an American Teacher

Last week I was granted the rare privilege of learning a little about what it means to be a classroom teacher in America today.

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Check out the new kid on the block - Thrive Worldwide

Someone wise once said that the cycle of life means things have to die to be reborn.

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Being Self-ish

One of the greatest ironies about the group of professionals to which I belong is this - we often fail to practice what we preach.

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Photos of Resilience

I’ve talked of resilience as a process, as a consequence, as an outcome. I believe resilience is not merely coping, but much more than coping, it is thriving.

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Cultures of Resilience

I sometimes wonder if what we loosely refer to as ‘the arts’ have more to tell us about resilience than ‘the sciences’.

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