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From Tragedy to Triumph: Resiliency Inspirations for the Journey

“They rarely saw themselves as victims. Instead, they focused on one of two great skills: creativity or the ability to connect to others.”
It is in numerous nuggets such as this that the book finds its practical applications, beyond serving as inspiration. We all find ourselves in need of inspiration at times, and studying the lives of those who have found their way through the extremes of adversity is a worthwhile and enlightening way to rediscover it. The book leaves me feeling, “If they can do it, I can too!”

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Many a self I have known

“The capacity to transform is what will get us through the unexpected changes that are coming.”                — Dr. Steven Carpenter, Ecologist, Resilience 2008 Interview on A World of Possibilities Many…

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