Middle School

How would your kids deal with friends who are trouble?

Middle School

Getting your tweens and teens to talk with you about drugs and alcohol.

Employee Recognition

Several of your employees deserve a raise, but you simply don’t have it in the budget at this point. What would you do if you were the boss in this situation?

S.M.A.R.T. Goals

What is key to being resilient? Being S.M.A.R.T.

Red and Blue Politics in America — Part 4

What would you do if someone vandalized your car because of a bumper sticker?

Red and Blue Politics in America—Part Three

Your family is planning a reunion. You want to attend, but a number of your family members voted for the other party in the recent election. How will you manage your emotions?

Red and Blue Politics In America—Part Two

People often have made decisions supporting their candidate not based on logic or reason, but based on emotion.

Red and Blue Politics in America—Part One

Bounce Back added two new "decks” to the game, ripped the headlines. Want to play?

Your Hometown

During challenging times, being optimistic may be more helpful in getting through the struggles that we face today.

The Truth About Radicalization

Young people need to be helped to feel better about themselves, to find a sense of purpose, to feel they belong.

Hope: Optimism With a Plan

A look at hope and its relationship to resilience and to other positive states, such as optimism, self-esteem and side-efficacy.

The Processes of Change

Understanding the stages we need to move through to make positive changes in our life.

The Processes of Change

How to follow through on the change process.

Making Changes In Our Lives

Trying to make changes in your life? Here's a 5-step process that may help you succeed.

Making Changes

How to get out of the groove of comfort to make necessary changes.

Personal Safety

Many people believe that they must own a gun in order to be safe, but are you truly safer?

The 2016 Election - Part Two

Within the divisiveness of this election season, we need to remember to make America kind again.

The 2016 Election

Whether your candidate won or loss, being mindful of yours and others emotions is critical.

Employee Growth and Development

Is your business / organization taking steps towards healthier employees?

Fear in America

Feeling a lot of fear this election season? Utilizing the skills of resilience can help quell it.

Being a Person of Color in America

A number of politicians in very high places have launched bitter attacks for their political benefit.

Health and Safety

Do upper-level managers feel that the health and safety of their employees is crucial to the success of the organization?

Work / Life Balance

Is your employer really concerned about work/life balance or just giving lip service to it? What steps can you take.

Employee Involvement

Engaging employees in health and wellness programs ion your organization.

My Job

Many organizations commit to programs and policies that foster employee well-being while enhancing organizational performance.

Managing Stress

In managing stress, the skills of resilience are very similar to the ones that Goldman and others have defined as emotional intelligence.

The Shopping Trip

What actions would you take if you left a store and accidentally did not pay for an item?

The Car Accident

How resilience can get you through difficult situations when one is wracked with guilt.

The Hurricane

A hurricane is moving up the coast and is approaching the community you’ve lived in most of your life. How prepared are you to deal with this crisis?

Post-Traumatic Growth

Long before extensive research was done in this area, most of us were quite aware of the individuals that we had worked with who had actually grown and developed new skills.

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