Research shows hardiness is the key to the resiliency for not only surviving, but also thriving, under stress. Hardiness enhances performance, leadership, conduct, stamina, mood and both physical and mental health.
Here is an interactive website modeling the world (or, as an alternate, just the U.S.) temperatures with numerous factors that influence climate change. Tweak the various parameters and see how global or national temperatures might change.The Climate Wizard – http://www.climatewizard.org/
Join the first ever 24-hour "virtual conference" on emotional intelligence. Why: The learnable, measurable skills of emotional intelligence (EQ) are proven... At work: increase profitability, retain talent, increase sales & customer loyalty At ...
The home furnishing giant Ikea, founded in Sweden in 1943, is facing heavy criticism for the logging and clear-cutting of old-growth forests in the north of Russian Karelia by its wholly owned subsidiary Swedwood.
Every religion, every ideology and every construct of self implies a perspective on what constitutes the good life, as well as some kind of critique of the bad. But what are we to do when our ideals are in conflict?
"I can do no other than be reverent before everything that is called life. I can do no other than to have compassion for all that is called life. That is the beginning and the foundation of all ethics."
"The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others."
Terry takes us on a whirlwind tour of what it means to give voice to our own authenticity. It requires deep listening and fertile silences. She encourages us to speak “Mother Tongue.” That is speaking from the belly rather than the mind. She laments that in Western culture, “the language of economics has power, the language of the law has power, the language of science has power. But an intelligence of the heart, an emotional intelligence, or a poetic sensibility, or even a sensibility that comes from the side, from a different angle, from a different point of view, asks us to form a different kind of shape of conversation.” free Listening until July 10, 2012
Get ready for the Summer of Peace, a series of free online and live events with the biggest names in peacemaking -- Arun Gandhi, Alice Walker, Jack Kornfield, Civil Rights leader Bernard Lafayette, Pete Carroll, head coach of the Seattle Seahawks,...
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If history and psychotherapy provide any guidance to times of anxiety and threat, it might be in the observation that when people can contain their anxiety long enough to tolerate and actually face the dissolution of past certainties, they can often find the growing or emergent edge of insight and innovation. If, instead of denial or collapse, individuals and collectives can expand their awareness and allow themselves to clearly see what confronts them, they can rise to the occasion and become more than they were before. (O’Hara, p. 115)
Understanding how your child thinks is important. ...Studies have suggested about one-fifth of teens and young adults engage in self-injury at some point to relieve negative emotions or reach out for help, for example. But this report is the first to ask the question of kids as young as seven.
To tackle today’s big and ever-changing social challenges, we have to take risks, be bold, and if we fail, fail forward. We have to Be Fearless. Take the pledge today.... five key elements of a Fearless approach, from the Case Foundation's "To Be Fearless" report.
If today's CO2 levels don't decline - or worse, increase - the planet will inevitably reach those warmer temperatures, but it won't take a thousand years. Without major cuts in fossil fuel emissions, a child born today could live in a plus-four-degree C superheated world by their late middle age.
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