Feeling Our Way: Supporting the Emotional Needs of our School Communities.

The unprecedented social and emotional challenges that American PreK-12 students are facing in light of the COVID-19 pandemic is a complex topic. So we were pleased to be invited to a broad conversation to collectively shed some light on the path forward. Thank you to the University of Southern California’s Center for Engagement-Driven Global Education for hosting this webinar. Dr. Mollie Marti, our CEO and developer of the THRIVE Resilience Model™, served as a panelist alongside colleagues Dr. David Schonfeld,…

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Derecho Recovery

Midwest Derecho Recovery

Hi friends, You might have heard about the recent derecho that, with little notice, blazed a 700 mile swath across Iowa and beyond, demolishing homes, businesses, properties, and crops. This included hurricane like winds up to 140 mph through sections of our home community. Some of our team members are still without power two weeks later. If you live in the Midwest, we are sending you much love and a reminder that we are here for you through derecho 2020…

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Zimbabwe Virtual Resilience Symposium

We invite you to watch the Zimbabwe Virtual Resilience Symposium held Thursday July 30th, 2020 on Developing Human Resilience in Society: The Role of Leaders in Creating the Right Environment. Thank you to co-host Zimpapers TV Network (ZTN) and partners Consolidated Africa Services PVO, ActionAid and the Zimbabwe Resilience Building Fund. The Honourable Kirsty Coventry, Zimbabwe’s Minister of Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation and the most decorated Olympian from Africa shared inspiring perspectives. Thank you to presenters General Jeff Buchanan,…

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Worldmaker Resilience Expert Eileen McDargh: Strategies to Move through the Pandemic with Strength

Resilience expert and Author Eileen McDargh visited the virtual THRIVE Coffee House to help us move through the COVID pandemic with strength. In this clip, she shares strategies from her books and answers questions from others in the coffee house. Seeking connection, real conversations, and best practices to grow your resilience? Stop by any Friday. We thrive together.

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Worldmaker Racial Justice

July Racial Justice

Worldmakers… shining a light on issues of racial injustice in your community and taking action toward a more inclusive, peaceful and just world. We see you. As a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping create a world where all can thrive – where everyone has an opportunity to create a life of connection, meaning and wellbeing – we stand in solidarity with you.  Over the past months, our organization has actively grappled with this question: how can we better contribute to…

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Police Brutality: We Need to Build Relationships, Not Break Them Down

Weekly chats at the Worldmaker virtual THRIVE Coffee House offer a safe space to talk honestly and process what’s going on in our world. In this brief clip, recorded while racial injustice protests were unfolding around the globe, David Richmond, Worldmaker COO and decorated UK Army veteran, shares his thoughts on police brutality. “Meeting violence with violence only ever escalates matters. It never makes things better. All it does is makes you more enemies. It doesn’t make you any friends.…

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Resiliency Matters TV with Dr David Rakel

Resiliency Matters TV – Dr. Mollie Marti and Dr. David Rakel

David Rakel – Can you use your very presence to promote health and healing in others? Dr. Mollie Marti and Dr. David Rakel, physician and Chair of the University of New Mexico Medical School’s Department of Family and Community Medicine, bring to life lessons from his book, The Compassionate Connection. How you show up may matter even more than what you do. Join us for this important conversation and share it with other caregivers!

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Welcome to a new month

Welcome to a fresh new month.

June — while we are preparing for more challenges as we find our way through a global pandemic and champion for peace and justice for all, know that we’re also dedicated to seeing the opportunities for growth that you bring. When facing increased demands, we can keep our focus on: Bolstering our connections and resources. Managing our perception of what’s being required as we break down tasks into manageable pieces. Expanding our sense that we have what we need to take…

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The Business of Happiness

The Business of Happiness

We’ve neglected one relationship for too long – that with ourselves  “Happiness is your nature. It’s not wrong to desire it. What is wrong is seeking it outside when it is inside.” Sri Ramana Maharshi  What a beautiful quote.  And how entirely apt it is for now when many of us are literally locked inside our homes – banned from the outside with only an occasional outing for necessities or to get some exercise – banned from distractions provided by…

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Resiliency Matters TV - Dr. Mollie Marti with pandemic expert Dr. Michael Osterholm, Dir of CIDRAP

Resiliency Matters – Dr. Mollie Marti with pandemic expert Dr. Michael Osterholm, Dir of CIDRAP

In this special episode of Resiliency Matters, Dr. Mollie Marti talks with one of the world’s leading COVID-19 experts, Dr. Michael Osterholm, founding director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) and author of “Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs”, about preparation, survival, adaptation and growth during the coronavirus pandemic. How can you better protect and support yourself and others? Tune in. Side note, please subscribe to our YouTube channel. We would like to get a…

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Honoring a decade of work with deep roots and strong wings.

As a community resiliency project and national nonprofit building strength across America before, during and after traumatic disruptions, we planted deep roots.

Stepping forward to meet humanitarian needs without borders, we grew strong wings.

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