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Our theme for March-May is Resilience

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explore, reflect, read, view, sing, create, question, seek, connect

Books: 

Rising Strong by Brenè Brown

Adapt by Tim Harford

Teaching Patrick: A Teacher, a Student, and a Life-Changing Friendship                       by Michelle Kuo

(For children)  Henry’s Freedom Box: A True Story From The Underground Railroad by Ellen Levine

(For children) After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again by Dan Santat

Films:

Rust and Bone              2012  French-Belgian Romantic Drama

Life is Beautiful           1997  Drama/Comedy-Drama

Etc.:

Blog: http://www.resilience.org

Article: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/25/well/mind/how-to-boost-resilience-in-midlife.html

Personal resilience assessments: http://www.resiliencecenter.com/fun-assessments/

Our theme for Dec.-Feb. was Hope

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explore, reflect, read, view, sing, create, question, seek, connect

Books:

Hope in the Dark by Rebecca Solnit

Hope in Small Doses by Nikki Stern

The Science of Optimism: Why We’re Hard-Wired for Hope by Tali Sharot

(fiction) A Place Called Hope by Philip Gulley

Films:

Shawshank Redemption  1994 Drama   Rated

A Beautiful Mind               2001 Drama   Rated PG-13

Finding Nemo                    2003 Animated Comedy  Rated G

Slumdog Millionaire         2008  Drama  Rated R

The Glass Castle                 2017 Drama   Rated R

Wonder                               2017 Drama   Rated PG

Etc:

What About Hope? from Humanist.com article

For your music and viewing pleasure: Hope by Shaggy

 

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