Is Resilience A “Mask”?

In an online article called Tackle reasons forcing nurses to be ‘resilient’, warn RCN members by  Junior Reporter and Online Assistant for Nursing Times, she writes, “Resilience is the “mask” that nurses are forced to wear because of workplace pressures and demands, members of the profession have warned during a discussion at the Royal College of Nursing congress this week.”

The attendees at the conference posed the question as to whether or not resilience is “a positive attribute and one to be aspired to in the modern healthcare workforce.” Continue reading “Is Resilience A “Mask”?”

PrepTalks by F.E.M.A.

We will begin sharing some very interesting information and videos put together by FEMA. There is a wealth of information that can be found by following this link, PrepTalks, or by checking in with us periodically.

“PrepTalks are given by subject-matter experts and thought leaders to spread new ideas, spark conversation, and promote innovative leadership for the issues confronting emergency managers now and over the next 20 years. Continue reading “PrepTalks by F.E.M.A.”

Building Resilience in Maine and Beyond

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Building Resilience in Maine and Beyond.

We will kick off our Indiegogo Crowdfunding Campaign soon. We had hoped to kick off in March 2019, but time passes quickly and we are working to layout our story and document our plan for funding. With the help of Alphonse, our very own videographer, we are creating a new video to promote our campaign and our cause. We’ll post updates as the time draws near.

Our goal will be to fund no-cost training and materials to three target groups: Continue reading “Building Resilience in Maine and Beyond”

Life is Uncertain 9

Adversity and uncertainty are all around us: terrorism, natural disasters, active shooters and healthcare dilemmas. Building Resilience helps to get through 21st. century challenges.

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Life is Uncertain 9

Happy New Year 2019

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Another year has passed. 2018 delivered many challenges. These challenges (some feeling quite impossible) have only served to deepen our commitment to improving the human response to adversity. Life IS uncertain. You don’t always get a heads-up before a crisis. Long before we get to processing and problem-solving any given crisis, we must respond. How we respond impacts the way in which we approach resolution. We know that the Skills & Attitudes of resilience can help. Continue reading “Happy New Year 2019”