Resilience happens every day—little moments that remind us that we have all overcome some form of disappointment or adversity in order to get to where we are today, and that the ability to bounce back after failure or loss may be our biggest strength. At Center for Resilience, we talk about the power of resilience. [...]

#WeAreResilient 2017-12-19T23:18:54+00:00

Building the world we want to live in, together

Perhaps more than any other time of year, the holiday season invites us all to reflect on all that has transpired throughout the year, plan for what is to come, and share our desire for peace and health with our family, friends and neighbors. Amid all the shopping, parties and, if we are honest, stress, [...]

Building the world we want to live in, together 2017-01-28T15:23:56+00:00

Resilience In Action

Innovative conference and reception explore the impact of mindfulness on individuals and our community while raising money for school-based mindfulness programs for high-need students If you peruse the lineup of speakers for the Center for Resilience’s inaugural conference and reception this October, you may be wondering what a licensed psychologist, a Rhode Island police chief, [...]

Resilience In Action 2017-01-28T15:22:36+00:00

Introducing Center for Resilience

Welcome to Center for Resilience, a nonprofit dedicated to introducing and strengthening mindfulness practice in diverse settings – classroom, community and workplace. Our approach helps students become ready to learn and thrive in school, and empowers people of all ages to manage stress, cultivate compassion and expand their capacity for reflection, purpose and balance. Center [...]

Introducing Center for Resilience 2017-01-28T15:21:33+00:00

Mindfulness Off the Cushion

I recently read the “Mindfulness Gets a Hobby” article on mindful.org that talks about how mindfulness practices are often missing the playfulness and creativity that allow one to really open up, embrace, and enjoy mindfulness practice. It goes on to say that play “enhances learning—there’s a number of studies showing that play enhances our ability [...]

Mindfulness Off the Cushion 2017-01-28T15:19:16+00:00