Resilience

Resilience Author Boris Cyrulnik
ISBN-10 9781101486382
Release 2011-02-17
Pages 320
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"Cyrulink has healed people and countries." (The Times, London) Renowned French neuropsychiatrist and psychoanalyst Boris Cyrulnik's parents were deported to a concentration camp during the Second World War. They never returned. This early personal trauma at the age of five led Cyrulnik to his life's work helping individuals and countries come to terms with their pasts and forge ahead to create positive futures. It is his firm belief that trauma does not equal destiny-that, rather, we can find strength in the face of pain. Drawing on years of experience working around the globe with children who have been abused, orphaned, fought in wars and escaped genocide, Cyrulnik here tells many amazing and moving stories of individuals whose experiences prove that suffering, however appalling, can be the making of somebody rather than their destruction. This inspiring book teaches us that we can not only survive in the shadow of adversity-we can thrive.



Resilience

Resilience Author Gillian A. King
ISBN-10 0275979431
Release 2003
Pages 204
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Te nature of resilience and adaptation to change is brought to life in the critical experiences of people with disabilities.



Resilience

Resilience Author Anne Deveson
ISBN-10 1864486341
Release 2003
Pages 296
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What is it that enables some people to grow through adversity? Anne Deveson's engaging and thought-provoking exploration of this vital capacity of individuals and communities is, like her award-winning classic Tell Me I'm Here, a powerful combination of intellectual journey and personal memoir.



Resilience

Resilience Author Eric Greitens
ISBN-10 9780544323995
Release 2015-03-10
Pages 1600
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New York Times bestseller Author of The Heart and the Fist “Eric Greitens provides a brilliant and brave course of action to help navigate life’s roughest waters.” — Admiral Mike Mullen, seventeenth chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff In 2012, Eric Greitens unexpectedly heard from a former SEAL comrade, a brother-in-arms he hadn’t seen in a decade. Zach Walker had been one of the toughest of the tough. But ever since he returned home from war to his young family in a small logging town, he’d been struggling. Without a sense of purpose, plagued by PTSD, and masking his pain with heavy drinking, he needed help. Zach and Eric started writing and talking nearly every day, as Eric set down his thoughts on what it takes to build resilience in our lives. ​Eric’s letters—drawing on both his own experience and wisdom from ancient and modern thinkers—are now gathered and edited into this timeless guidebook. Greitens shows how we can build purpose, confront pain, practice compassion, develop a vocation, find a mentor, create happiness, and much more. Resilience is an inspiring meditation for the warrior in each of us. “This book is a gift not only to Greitens’s comrades-in-arms, but to readers everywhere.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review



The Resilience of Hope

The Resilience of Hope Author Janette McDonald
ISBN-10 9789042030220
Release 2010-01
Pages 188
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Hope, What is it? How do we get it? Is it part of being human? Is it something that carries us through hard times? Is it something illusory? This book, which stems from the 4th Inter-Disciplinary.net conference on Hope: Probing the boundaries held in September 2008 at Mansfield College in Oxford, England, explores all of these questions and many more. As a truly inter-disciplinary venture, this book approaches the theme of hope from the point of view of the philosophical, theological, political, literary, psychological, and sociological and presents hope not just as an abstract theme to be pondered but as an aspect of human living and thinking that has a profound impact on our lives. The conclusions reached in each chapter demonstrate the variety of ways in which hope is conceived as well as the tensions inherent in any discussion of the benefits of hope and the intricacies in dealing with hope on a theoretical and a practical level. This book is perfect for anyone wondering where hope fits into our lives during these troubling times.



Resilience

Resilience Author Frederic F. Flach
ISBN-10 1578261481
Release 2004
Pages 246
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Learn to bounce back from life's inevitable crises by making friends with stress! There's no escaping stress. It appears on our doorstep uninvited in the shattering forms of death and divorce, or even in the pleasant experiences of promotion, marriage, or a long-held wish fulfilled. Anything that upsets the delicate balance of our daily lives creates stress. So why do some people come out of a crisis while others never seem quite themselves again? Now, Dr. Frederic Flach takes the anxiety out of hard times by showing you how to embrace you fears and become stronger because of them. Drawing on over thirty years of experience, Flach reveals the remarkable antidote to the destructive qualities of stress: RESILIENCE. Readers will discover: how to develop the 14 traits that will make you more resilient; why "falling apart" is the smartest step to take on the road to resilience, the sanity-saving technique of distracting yourself, the helpful five-step plan for creative problem-solving, the power of language to destroy and heal...and much more.



Handbook of Resilience in Children

Handbook of Resilience in Children Author Sam Goldstein
ISBN-10 9781461436614
Release 2012-08-04
Pages 527
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Today’s children face a multitude of pressures, from the everyday challenges of life to the increasing threats of poverty, exploitation, and trauma. Central to growing up successfully is learning to deal with stress, endure hardships, and thrive despite adversity. Resilience – the ability to cope with and overcome life’s difficulties – is a quality that can potentially be nurtured in all young people. The second edition of the Handbook of Resilience in Children updates and expands on its original focus of resilience in children who overcome adversity to include its development in those not considered at risk, leading to better outcomes for all children across the lifespan. Expert contributors examine resilience in relation to environmental stressors, as a phenomenon in child and adolescent disorders, and as a means toward positive adaptation into adulthood. New and revised chapters explore strategies for developing resilience in the family, the therapist’s office, and the school as well as its nurturance in caregivers and teachers. Topics addressed include: Resilience in maltreated children and adults. Resilience and self-control impairment. Relational resilience in young and adolescent girls. Asset-building as an essential component of treatment. Assessment of social and emotional competencies related to resilience. Building resilience through school bullying prevention programs. Large-scale longitudinal studies on resilience. The second edition of the Handbook of Resilience in Children is a must-have reference for researchers, clinicians, allied practitioners and professionals, and graduate students in school and clinical psychology, education, pediatrics, psychiatry, social work, school counseling, and public health.



Resilience

Resilience Author Shane Kinsey
ISBN-10 9781617775710
Release 2011-08
Pages 362
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Evil's coldness sapped warmth from Denise Tyler's heart. The file's contents mocked her while the dagger of exposure wrenched her soul. The couple paragraphs on the second page revealed scum below the level of Jeremy Guerdon's pretense. How could she have believed his lies? Nothing prepared Denise Tyler for the discovery of her fiance's secret: Jeremy Guerdon makes his living killing people, and she's next on the list. She hurriedly packs a bag and flees his New Jersey home to her parents' home in Knoxville, Tennessee, before he can find out. At home, Denise's father, the successful pharmaceutical entrepreneur Clifton Tyler, seeks the rights to market a new drug reputed to eradicate the effects of exposure to chemicals used in biological warfare. The drug's creator, Daniel Baker, is a former professional athlete turned physician working for the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta. When he shares a limo ride with Denise, he unwittingly becomes victim to Jeremy's plan to destroy Denise. Jeremy has tracked Denise down and plans to kill her and anyone who gets in his way. After Denise and Daniel survive a botched hit-and-run that Jeremy masterminded, the two are forced into a world of unimaginable danger and sabotage. The danger reaches its peak when Denise unknowingly consumes a chocolate laced with a powerful chemical that nearly shuts down her central nervous system. Combined with Denise's preexisting disease, sarcoidosis, it's sure to lead to death. Will Daniel be able to save the woman he's come to love? Or will Jeremy have the vengeance he desires? Find out in Shane Kinsey's second novel, Resilience. Shane Kinsey works for a national consulting firm in the field of forensic medicine and pathology. His specialties are blood spatter analysis and recovery of human skeletal remains. He is a certified Police Officer's Standard Training instructor and was part of the development team for Quincy, a software program designed for coroners and medical examiners. He lives in Georgia with his wife, Sharon."



Resilience

Resilience Author Andrew Zolli
ISBN-10 9781451683813
Release 2013-07-09
Pages 336
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Tracing some of the economic highs and lows that impacted the world in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, an introduction to the emerging field of resilience research explains how to approach disruptions in ecosystems, businesses and governments to better reinforce interdependent world systems. 40,000 first printing.



Growing into Resilience

Growing into Resilience Author André P. Grace
ISBN-10 9781442629042
Release 2015-09-09
Pages 384
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Despite recent progress in civil rights for sexual and gender minorities (SGM), ensuring SGM youth experience fairness, justice, inclusion, safety, and security in their schools and communities remains an ongoing challenge. In Growing into Resilience, André P. Grace and Kristopher Wells - co-founders of Camp fYrefly, a summer leadership camp for SGM youth - investigate how teachers, healthcare workers, and other professionals can help SGM youth build the human and material assets that will empower them to be happy, healthy, and resilient. Grace and Wells investigate the comprehensive (physical, mental, and sexual) health of SGM youth, emphasizing the role of caring professionals in an approach that that recognizes and accommodates SGM youth. Throughout, the authors draw upon the personal narratives of SGM youth, emphasizing how research, policy, and practice must act together for them to be able to thrive and fulfill their promise. Both a resource for those professionally engaged in work with sexual and gender minorities and a comprehensive text for use in courses on working with vulnerable youth populations, Growing into Resilience is a timely and transdisciplinary book.



Resilience

Resilience Author Alonzo Mourning
ISBN-10 9780345509727
Release 2008-09-30
Pages 256
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Resilience. It’s not just the title of Alonzo Mourning’s stirring memoir; it’s the stuff he’s made of. Whether petitioning himself into foster care as an eleven-year-old, tirelessly studying his way onto the dean’s list at Georgetown University, making it as an all-star center in the NBA, or returning to peak form after organ-transplant surgery, Mourning has shown enormous inner strength. His faith, his determination, and his courage are what have driven and sustained him throughout his extraordinary life. In 2000, Mourning was on top of the world: He had a fat new contract, an Olympic gold medal, and a second beautiful child–all that and the fame and wealth he had earned playing the game he loved. But in September of that year, he was diagnosed with a rare and fatal kidney disease. Over the next couple of years, as his health faltered, he retired, unretired, and retired again–and sought to make sense of the rest of his life. Finally in 2003, after a frantic search for a donor match, Mourning had a new kidney and a new outlook. He vowed to make this second chance count by dedicating his life to others. He resolved that he would consider the disease a blessing, a revelation of God’s plan for him. Although he battled his way back to the NBA, winning a championship with the Miami Heat in 2006, Mourning believed that the most important and fulfilling part of his life still lay ahead. Basketball, it turned out, was just the vehicle that would allow him to devote his talents and energies to a greater cause. Alonzo Mourning’s return to basketball glory, already familiar to sports fans and non-sports fans alike, has inspired millions of patients suffering from kidney disease and living with dialysis, as well as organ donors around the world. By sharing his experiences of the physical, emotional, and spiritual roller coaster of illness and recovery, Mourning hopes to deliver a message of faith and fire, hurdles and hope, trust and triumph. Resilience is a story about the meaningful everyday lessons that he longs to share and about the things that truly matter in life. From the Hardcover edition.



The Resilience of Language

The Resilience of Language Author Susan Goldin-Meadow
ISBN-10 9781841694368
Release 2005
Pages 262
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Imagine a child who has never seen or heard any language at all. Would such a child be able to invent a language on her own? Despite what one might guess, the children described in this book make it clear that the answer to this question is 'yes'. The children are congenitally deaf and cannot learn the spoken language that surrounds them. In addition, they have not yet been exposed to sign language, either by their hearing parents or their oral schools. Nevertheless, the children use their hands to communicate - they gesture - and those gestures take on many of the forms and functions of language. The properties of language that we find in the deaf children's gestures are just those properties that do not need to be handed down from generation to generation, but can be reinvented by a child de novo - the resilient properties of language. This book suggests that all children, deaf or hearing, come to language-learning ready to develop precisely these language properties. In this way, studies of gesture creation in deaf children can show us the way that children themselves have a large hand in shaping how language is learned.



Build Your Resilience Teach Yourself How to Survive and Thrive in Any Situation

Build Your Resilience  Teach Yourself How to Survive and Thrive in Any Situation Author Donald Robertson
ISBN-10 9781444168730
Release 2012-07-06
Pages 288
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Resilience: How to Thrive and Survive in Any Situation helps you to prepare for adversity by finding healthier ways of responding to stressful thoughts and feelings. You will learn a comprehensive toolkit of effective therapeutic strategies and techniques, drawing upon innovative 'mindfulness and acceptance-based' approaches to cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), combined with elements of established psychological approaches to stress prevention and management. The book also draws upon classical Stoic philosophy to provide a wider context for resilience-building. This book is a complete course in resilience training, covering everything from building long-term resilience by developing psychological flexibility, mindfulness and valued action, through specific behavioural skills such as applied relaxation, worry postponement, problem-solving, and assertiveness. Each chapter contains a self-assessment test, case study, practical exercises and reminder boxes and concludes with a reminder of the key points of the chapter (Focus Points) and a round-up of what to expect in the next (Next Step), which will whet your appetite for what's coming and how it relates to what you've just read.



Resilience

Resilience Author Kerr Barkley
ISBN-10 141843275X
Release 2004-09
Pages 184
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Follow the life of a young boy, Jack, as he survives the Crystal Desert and grows up on the Rumalian Plains. He cannot forget his family and his promise. He lives to make the Freedom Fighters pay for what they did. Unaware that his every step is being watched by the Gods Jack lives his life as best as he can. Meanwhile the Gods determine his destiny as the long ago promised Chosen One. As a boy, Jack is separated from his family and friends. He witnesses the murder of the King and royal court. Now he is forced to grow up alone in a foreign land. Raised by a simple tribe of plainsmen Jack must survive and find a way home. All he has is his faith in the Gods and his promise. He made a promise to his best friend, who is also the princess, that he would not rest until she sat on the throne. He uses this promise as the anchor stabilizing his life.



Resilience at Work

Resilience at Work Author Salvatore R. Maddi
ISBN-10 0814472605
Release 2005
Pages 213
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"Resilience at work explains how to: approach change as a meaningful challenge no matter how stressful the circumstances, and stay committed to your work, rather than detaching and giving up; gain control by understanding the upside and the downside of change, and take actions to influence the beneficial outcomes; [and] turn stressful changes to your advantage and map out sound problem-solving strategies"--Page 2 of cover.



Resilience and Transformation

Resilience and Transformation Author Steven Cork
ISBN-10 9780643102149
Release 2010-08-13
Pages 216
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Resilience and Transformation explores what factors contribute to Australia’s resilience, what trends are apparent, and what actions are required to better prepare us for the immediate and longer term future. Resilience is a word used more and more across societies worldwide as decision makers realise that predicting and controlling the future does not work and that preparing for uncertainty and surprise is vital. Many viewpoints have emerged on how to assess and achieve resilience of individuals, organisations, communities and ecosystems, but rarely has the resilience of a nation been considered. As Australia moves into a millennium that promises major economic, social, technological and environmental change, Australia21 has assembled some of Australia’s leading thinkers to give their perspectives on the extent and direction of resilience across our nation’s social, economic, ecological and disaster management systems.



Resilience

Resilience Author David Chandler
ISBN-10 9781317682547
Release 2014-05-09
Pages 268
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Resilience has become a central concept in government policy understandings over the last decade. In our complex, global and interconnected world, resilience appears to be the policy ‘buzzword’ of choice, alleged to be the solution to a wide and ever-growing range of policy issues. This book analyses the key aspects of resilience-thinking and highlights how resilience impacts upon traditional conceptions of governance. This concise and accessible book investigates how resilience-thinking adds new insights into how politics (both domestically and internationally) is understood to work and how problems are perceived and addressed; from educational training in schools to global ethics and from responses to shock events and natural disasters to long-term international policies to promote peace and development. This book also raises searching questions about how resilience-thinking influences the types of knowledge and understanding we value and challenges traditional conceptions of social and political processes. It sets forward a new and clear conceptualisation of resilience, of use to students, academics and policy-makers, emphasising the links between the rise of resilience and awareness of the complex nature of problems and policy-making.