Resilience

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ISBN: 9780544323995
Release Date: 2015-03-10
Number of pages: 1600
Author: Eric Greitens
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online Resilience in PDF and EPUB 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


Resilience

Filename: resilience.pdf
ISBN: 9781451683813
Release Date: 2013-07-09
Number of pages: 336
Author: Andrew Zolli
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Resilience in PDF and EPUB 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.


Resilience

Filename: resilience.pdf
ISBN: 1864486341
Release Date: 2003
Number of pages: 296
Author: Anne Deveson
Publisher: Allen & Unwin

Download and read online Resilience in PDF and EPUB 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

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ISBN: 9781139576437
Release Date: 2012-07-23
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Author: Steven M. Southwick
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Download and read online Resilience in PDF and EPUB Many of us will be struck by one or more major traumas sometime in our lives. Perhaps you have been a victim of sexual abuse, domestic violence or assault. Perhaps you were involved in a serious car accident. Perhaps you are a combat veteran. Maybe you were on the beach in Thailand during a tsunami, or in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina. Or maybe, you are among the millions who have suffered a debilitating disease, lost a loved one or lost your job. This inspiring book identifies ten key ways to weather and bounce back from stress and trauma. Incorporating the latest scientific research and dozens of interviews with trauma survivors, it provides a practical guide to building emotional, mental and physical resilience. Written by experts in post-traumatic stress, this book provides a vital and successful roadmap for overcoming the adversities we all face at some point in our lives.


Handbook of Resilience in Children

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ISBN: 9781461436614
Release Date: 2012-08-04
Number of pages: 527
Author: Sam Goldstein
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Download and read online Handbook of Resilience in Children in PDF and EPUB 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

Filename: resilience.pdf
ISBN: 1578261481
Release Date: 2004
Number of pages: 246
Author: Frederic F. Flach
Publisher:

Download and read online Resilience in PDF and EPUB 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.


Resilience

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ISBN: 9781932479874
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Publisher: Lichtenstein Creative Media

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Resilience for Today

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ISBN: 0275979849
Release Date: 2003
Number of pages: 281
Author: Edith Henderson Grotberg
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Download and read online Resilience for Today in PDF and EPUB The increased bombardment of information on the world's dangers, from imminent disasters to terror and wars reported in the media, make us particularly vulnerable to stress and feelings of helplessness. This volume is unique in describing how to promote resilience in different groups, under different circumstances, and dealing with different adversities. Resilience is the human capacity to deal with stress, adversities, and threats—and somehow emerge stronger. Today, the increased bombardment of information on the world's dangers, from imminent disasters to terror and wars reported in the media, make us particularly vulnerable to stress and feelings of helplessness. This volume is unique in describing how to promote resilience in different groups, under different circumstances, and dealing with different adversities. The contributors—psychologists, medical doctors, teachers and physical therapists among them—show how we can learn to draw on supports, build inner strength, and acquire interpersonal and problem-solving skills to deal with adversity. This volume will be useful for parents, service providers, researchers, policymakers, curriculum writers, and program developers. Research findings are applied to actions and policies so that the knowledge can be used in everyday life. Topics addressed include a basic understanding of resilience, resilience in families, the role of schools in resilience, and resilience for those needing health care. The text includes a discussion of the concern that too many children are protected from adversity, are unprepared to face future stressors, and become overly dependent upon others.


Resilience and Transformation

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ISBN: 9780643102149
Release Date: 2010-08-13
Number of pages: 216
Author: Steven Cork
Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING

Download and read online Resilience and Transformation in PDF and EPUB 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 in Action

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ISBN: 9780802094711
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 412
Author: Michael Ungar
Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Download and read online Resilience in Action in PDF and EPUB Mental health specialists and researchers contend that the development of resilience in youth is facilitated at several levels. Relational, cultural, individual, and governmental factors all have a strong influence over the mental well being of young people. Resilience in Action looks at youth interventions with a view to fostering resilience in those living in adverse situations and conditions. In order to provide a practical approach to the issue, the essays in this volume explore the components of successful interventions, encouraging the transmission of effective practices from one community to another across borders. It is organized into four sections, each dealing with a different aspect of work with at-risk youth. The first section focuses on individual health and the ways in which intervention and therapy strengthen personal resources. The second section explores the dynamics of interventions in relation to specific contexts and localized relationships, emphasizing holistic approaches to youth work. A review of the cultural relevance of resilience follows in section three, and the fourth considers ways of increasing the accessibility to resources that encourage healthy development. Featuring contributors from a variety of academic and cultural backgrounds, Resilience in Action offers diverse answers to many of the persistent questions mental health professionals ask regarding how to enhance resilience.


Resilience

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ISBN: 141843275X
Release Date: 2004-09
Number of pages: 184
Author: Kerr Barkley
Publisher:

Download and read online Resilience in PDF and EPUB 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 The New Afterword

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ISBN: 9780307885401
Release Date: 2010-06-29
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Author: Elizabeth Edwards
Publisher: Crown Archetype

Download and read online Resilience The New Afterword in PDF and EPUB In the year since the publication of her second memoir, Resilience, Elizabeth Edwards has once again found herself living in the glare of the media spotlight. Now, in an eloquent, intimate, and emotionally powerful new afterword to her #1 national bestselling book, she offers readers a window into her world at a time when she is required to adjust once more to a new reality and to forge a new life for herself and her children. In writing candidly about the gulf between her private self and her public image, the dissolution of her thirty-year marriage, and the blessings she continues to find in family, friends, and strangers, Elizabeth comes to grips with the narrative of her life story and reflects on who she is and what she wants for her future. Anyone who has followed Elizabeth’s story will want to read this thoughtful and affecting new chapter from one of America’s most beloved female role models.


Resilience

Filename: resilience.pdf
ISBN: 0275979431
Release Date: 2003
Number of pages: 204
Author: Gillian A. King
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Download and read online Resilience in PDF and EPUB Te nature of resilience and adaptation to change is brought to life in the critical experiences of people with disabilities.


Handbook of Adult Resilience

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ISBN: 9781462506477
Release Date: 2012
Number of pages: 540
Author: John W. Reich
Publisher: Guilford Press

Download and read online Handbook of Adult Resilience in PDF and EPUB What enables people to bounce back from stressful experiences? How do certain individuals maintain a sense of purpose and direction over the long term, even in the face of adversity? This is the first book to move beyond childhood and adolescence to explore resilience across the lifespan. Coverage ranges from genetic and physiological factors through personal, family, organizational, and community processes. Contributors examine how resilience contributes to health and well-being across the adult life cycle; why—and what happens when—resilience processes fail; ethnic and cultural dimensions of resilience; and ways to enhance adult resilience, including reviews of exemplary programs.


Resilience at Work

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ISBN: 0814472605
Release Date: 2005
Number of pages: 213
Author: Salvatore R. Maddi
Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn

Download and read online Resilience at Work in PDF and EPUB "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.