Resilience: Bouncing Back from Disappointment, Difficulty, and Disaster

When I was a child, one of my favorite toys was Bozo the clown. Our inflatable Bozo might have been 3 feet tall, which means he was about the same size as me. Bozo provided my first lessons in resilience and consistency. I could bop him in the nose and he would bounce right back. […]

Rise to Resilience: Turning Pain into Power

Panama City is a military town where every day is like Veteran’s Day. Patriotism is a strong part of the fabric of our community. Jennifer Clark moved to Panama City when she was assigned to Tyndall Air Force Base. Her story is documented in her book, 166 Days: My Journey Through the Darkness.  When Jennifer […]

Resilience is Your Ally

Resilience. Mental Toughness. Agility. All characteristics naturally associated with leadership. Being enamored with words, I discovered the origin of the word resilience is the Latin word resilire, which means to spring back or rebound. Buoyancy. Now there’s a goal that makes me smile: to become more buoyant. Resilience is your ally. Imagine how your world […]

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