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The HeArt, Soul and Science of Saying Yes to Life
Curated by Larry Glover
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Resilience: A Literature Review — a free Report

This is a great review of the scientific literature covering an expanse of social, urban, institutional, personal and ecological resilience.

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How HBO’s ‘Girls’ Mirrors the Spirit of Sisterhood in Nature

How HBO’s ‘Girls’ Mirrors the Spirit of Sisterhood in Nature | Wild Resiliency | Scoop.it
Researchers have lately gathered evidence that female friendship is one of nature’s preferred narrative tools. 

 

Animals are teaching us that:  “Yes, having coffee with friends is good for you,” Dr. Silk said, “and we should all do it often.”

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Global Coherence Initiative - Free Webinar | Facebook

Global Coherence Initiative - Free Webinar | Facebook | Wild Resiliency | Scoop.it

Global Coherence Initiative Facebook fans can go through an exciting scientific exploration of the heart’s role in personal, social and global harmony. Tune in for some amazing research presented in layman’s terminology by researcher Dr. Rollin McCraty. You will be fascinated while listening to this 75-minute primer on the state of coherence, one of the most talked about and important scientific topics today.

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Todd Akin & Pregnancy: Yes, It Can Happen to Rape Victims

Todd Akin & Pregnancy: Yes, It Can Happen to Rape Victims | Wild Resiliency | Scoop.it

A woman's reproductive system works the same regardless of where the sperm comes from. -From Live Science

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Climate Change Worse Than We Thought

Climate Change Worse Than We Thought | Wild Resiliency | Scoop.it
There is still time to act and avoid a worsening climate, but we are wasting precious time.' James E.
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Ecology, Ethics and Interdependence

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2011 – XXIII — Mind & Life Institute:  -His Holiness the Dalai Lama talks about the importance of environmental awareness in this short clip... and many more free webcast resources

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Downloads Encyclopedia of Positive Questions Volume I : Using Appreciative Inquiry to Bring Out the Best in Your Organization bookEncyclopedia of Positive Questions Volume I : Using Appreciative...

Downloads Encyclopedia of Positive Questions Volume I : Using Appreciative Inquiry to Bring Out the Best in Your Organization bookEncyclopedia of Positive Questions Volume I : Using Appreciative... | Wild Resiliency | Scoop.it
Downloads Encyclopedia of Positive Questions Volume I : Using Appreciative Inquiry to Bring Out the Best in Your O http://t.co/Ui1RyeAV...

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Does being optimistic help you recover from trauma?

Does being optimistic help you recover from trauma? | Wild Resiliency | Scoop.it

The personality factor ‘optimism’ in itself may be an important asset when confronted with terrible things: Feelings of optimism and hope may help our recovery from a traumatic event.


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Severe Drought Expected to Worsen Across the Nation

Severe Drought Expected to Worsen Across the Nation | Wild Resiliency | Scoop.it
The latest forecasts call for increasingly dry conditions over much of the nation’s breadbasket, which could lead to higher food prices and reduced revenues in tourist areas.
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Dolphins May Be Math Geniuses : Discovery News

Dolphins May Be Math Geniuses : Discovery News | Wild Resiliency | Scoop.it
The brainy marine mammals could be far more skilled at math than was ever thought possible before.
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Gallery: Plants in Danger

Gallery: Plants in Danger | Wild Resiliency | Scoop.it

Plants around the globe are making like a tree and leaving, as this map indicates. A new study released today (Sept. 28) reveals that more than one-fifth of the planet's 380,000 plant species are threatened.

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The Science of Compassion

The Science of Compassion | Wild Resiliency | Scoop.it
Empirically speaking, does the experience of compassion toward one person measurably affect our actions and attitudes toward other people?
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Earth Approaching Climate Tipping Point, Scientists Say

Earth Approaching Climate Tipping Point, Scientists Say | Wild Resiliency | Scoop.it
Earth may be nearing an ecological tipping point that threatens biodiversity, food production and water supplies as humans consume resources at an unsustainable pace, according to an article to be published tomorrow in the journal Nature.
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What’s Your Credibility Rating?

What’s Your Credibility Rating? | Wild Resiliency | Scoop.it
I’m sure you’re aware of what a credit rating is—also referred to as a score. It’s the number that gets assigned to you by institutions that collect data about your money handling behavior....

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‘Superorganisations’ – Learning from Nature’s Networks

‘Superorganisations’ – Learning from Nature’s Networks | Wild Resiliency | Scoop.it

Fritjof Capra, in his book ‘The Hidden Connections’ applies aspects of complexity theory, particularly the analysis of networks, to global capitalism and the state of the world; and eloquently argues the case that social systems such as organisations and networks are not just like living systems – they are living systems. The concept and theory of living systems (technically known as autopoiesis) was introduced in 1972 by Chilean biologists Humberto Maturana and Francisco Varela.

 

This is a complete version of a ‘long-blog’ written by Al Kennedy on behalf of ‘The Nature of Business’ blog and BCI: Biomimicry for Creative Innovation www.businessinspired...


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Learning from Nature’s Networks

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YOU ARE INVITED TO FOLLOW MY NEWS AGGREGATES @pdjmoo

 

▶  CLIMATE CHANGE http://www.scoop.it/t/changingplanet

▶  BIODIVERSITY http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life

▶  OUR OCEANS http://www.scoop.it/t/our-oceans-need-us

▶   OUR FOOD http://www.scoop.it/t/agriculture-gmos-pesticides

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Climate Change Pushes Butterflies North

Climate Change Pushes Butterflies North | Wild Resiliency | Scoop.it
Butterfly populations in Massachusetts have shifted north over the past two decades, likely in response to climate change.
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How Positive Psychology Affects Olympic Results

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As we are midst the excitement of the summer Olympics, it's only fitting to begin with how positive psychology contributes to better Olympic performance. Dr.


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International Symposia for Contemplative Studies

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International Symposia for Contemplative Studies – A collaborative effort among Centers and Laboratories around the world that explore the correlates and consequences of contemplative practice.
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Rebounders: How to get up and succeed after failing

Rebounders: How to get up and succeed after failing | Wild Resiliency | Scoop.it
Newman deftly profiles a dozen successful people, from CEOs and entrepreneurs to musicians and athletes.
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Post-Traumatic Stress’s Surprisingly Positive Flip Side

Post-Traumatic Stress’s Surprisingly Positive Flip Side | Wild Resiliency | Scoop.it

Some soldiers respond to the trauma of combat with a new sense of hope. How crazy is that? (NY Times)

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21 Day Meditation Challenge - Free To Love

21 Day Meditation Challenge - Free To Love | Wild Resiliency | Scoop.it

Studies have shown that it takes 21 days of consistent behavior to change a habit or create a new one, such as establishing a regular exercise routine, eating a healthier diet, or taking time each day for self-care. In just 21 days, you can also establish a fulfilling meditation practice that will give you a lifetime of rewards.

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What Is Akasha Consciousness?

What Is Akasha Consciousness? | Wild Resiliency | Scoop.it
What is Akasha consciousness for you, a dream or a nightmare? Or could it be your own deep consciousness "re-cognized" for what it really is? Your answer could make a difference -- a difference to you and to the world.
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