Spiritual Roots for Personal Resilience – a valuable deeper dimension… at least for some

Spiritual Roots for Personal Resilience – a valuable deeper dimension… at least for some My own resilience benefits from spiritual roots, but it’s a topic I rarely speak about. It seems that many people are averse to the idea of a spiritual dimension in life, so this blog feels like a risky experiment in describing […]

Book brief: Active Hope by Macy and Johnstone – an excellent guide to personal resilience

Book Brief: Active Hope by Macy and Johnstone – an excellent guide to personal resilience I have taken part in workshops led by both Joanna Macy and Chris Johnstone, and regard them as two of the best teachers on personal resilience in a full sense of the phrase. This book is a clear, concise guide […]

Book review: The New Road: Charting Scotland’s Inspirational Communities

The New Road: Charting Scotland’s Inspirational Communities: a truly encouraging book, delightfully written, in the form of a one-week rail and road trip around Scotland, seeing what’s new and working well in raising community resilience. It has just the right amount of practical detail and atmospheric colour.