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Monthly Archives: September, 2017

What We Can Learn About Resilience from Female Leaders of the UN

Does Mindful Acceptance Reduce Stress, Increase Happiness? An important component of mindfulness is acceptance of inner experience; in other words, the ability to accept negative emotions and thoughts without judging … Continue reading

30/09/2017 · Leave a comment

Agility is the new workplace currency

Here’s why the Atlantic hurricane season has been exceptionally disastrous The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season is “extremely active,” according to the definitions used by the National Hurricane Center. That’s largely … Continue reading

29/09/2017 · Leave a comment

What would an entirely flood-proof city look like?

Hurricane Harvey victims face toxic contamination It has been a month since Hurricane Harvey devastated parts of southern Texas. While a great deal of attention was focused on Houston, smaller … Continue reading

28/09/2017 · Leave a comment

Is disaster prep only for the privileged?

How Earthquakes Determined The Location Of Sacred Sites In Ancient Greece The Mediterranean Sea is not only cradle for many cultures, but also an area prone to earthquakes. It’s located … Continue reading

27/09/2017 · Leave a comment

Fires disproportionately kill vulnerable people, and Grenfell is no different Anyone following the tragic events surrounding the Grenfell Tower fire on 14 June will have been struck by the calls … Continue reading

26/09/2017 · Leave a comment

A Marine veteran and mental toughness coach shares how a single sentence can change your life Read more at https://www.businessinsider.com/mental-toughness-sentence-can-change-your-life-marine-agent-2017-7#I3EhM2I5F5DyG5yC.99

26/09/2017 · Leave a comment

Why mental resilience is a muscle that can be developed

Building in Bad Places: More People at Risk of Natural Disasters than Ever Before More people are at risk of natural disasters than ever before — and much of it … Continue reading

26/09/2017 · Leave a comment

Fires disproportionately kill vulnerable people, and Grenfell is no different Anyone following the tragic events surrounding the Grenfell Tower fire on 14 June will have been struck by the calls … Continue reading

26/09/2017 · Leave a comment

To Build Your Resilience, Ask Yourself Two Simple Questions

Yoga and free fruit won’t solve the scourge of workplace stress Hands up if your workplace provides some sort of perk like free fruit, or yoga lessons in the boardroom. … Continue reading

26/09/2017 · Leave a comment

How to survive a tsunami

9 Key financial strategies for recovery after a natural disaster Financial recovery after a natural disaster, like the flooding this week in mid-Michigan, involves many decisions by homeowners and renters. … Continue reading

26/09/2017 · Leave a comment

Should we redefine what it means to be ‘resilient’?

Australia warned it has radically underestimated climate change security threat As the Senate launches an inquiry into the national security ramifications of climate change, a new report has warned global … Continue reading

26/09/2017 · Leave a comment

10 Ways to Actually, Finally Improve Company Culture

Arianna Huffington: 10 Ways to Actually, Finally Improve Company Culture There are endless truisms about the importance of company culture — so many that the idea of a strong culture … Continue reading

26/09/2017 · Leave a comment

Building resilience in the urban environment

Why Mexico is at the epicenter of the month’s most prominent natural disasters About two weeks ago, Hurricane Katia made landfall near Tecolutla, Mexico, about 200 miles east-northeast of Mexico … Continue reading

25/09/2017 · Leave a comment

Are we raising a generation of unhappy, non-resilient adolescents?

Resilience, suffering and silver linings after a disaster The torrential rains may have ended, yet many people in Texas, Florida and the Caribbean continue to feel the impact of hurricanes … Continue reading

24/09/2017 · Leave a comment

We know where the next big earthquakes will happen — but not when

Rupture within tectonic plate is probable cause of Mexico earthquakes We are often reminded about the force and devastation from earthquakes that occur around the Pacific Ring of Fire. The … Continue reading

23/09/2017 · Leave a comment

Are you prepared for natural disaster in Nebraska? Recently, natural disasters have hit the U.S. hard. We know that natural disasters can happen in Nebraska – so what can we … Continue reading

22/09/2017 · Leave a comment

What have we learned from disasters so far?

We need to rethink how we talk about infrastructure after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma The wonky words infrastructure and resilience have circulated widely of late, particularly since Hurricanes Harvey and … Continue reading

21/09/2017 · Leave a comment

Florida’s best defense against natural disasters is nature

Florida’s best defense against natural disasters is nature The highest point in all of Florida is a hill that tops out at 345 feet above sea level, just south of … Continue reading

20/09/2017 · Leave a comment

Puerto Ricans Turn to the Black Market for Power After Hurricane Irma

Reporters who covered both Harvey and Irma from the eye of the storm compare their damage Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma are the only Category 4 Atlantic storms to ever … Continue reading

19/09/2017 · Leave a comment

Right Behind Irma, Here Comes Hurricane Maria

Hurricane Harvey to make mild dent in U.S. economic growth: Reuters poll U.S. economic growth will take a mild hit in the current quarter from Hurricane Harvey that slammed into … Continue reading

18/09/2017 · Leave a comment

These new satellite images show the scale of Irma’s destruction Hurricane Irma

These new satellite images show the scale of Irma’s destruction Hurricane Irma caused life-changing devastation after it ripped across the Caribbean and the US state of Florida. Meteorologists have described … Continue reading

17/09/2017 · Leave a comment

Coastal Cities Are Increasingly Vulnerable, and So Is the Economy that Relies on Them

Coastal Cities Are Increasingly Vulnerable, and So Is the Economy that Relies on Them There was a time a decade or two ago when society could have made a choice … Continue reading

16/09/2017 · Leave a comment

New Research on Millennials by meQuilibrium Reveals They Have 3X More Stress about Success Than Baby Boomers but Bring More Empathy to the Workplace “With millennials making up more and … Continue reading

15/09/2017 · Leave a comment

Why Flooded Roads Are More Dangerous Than They May Appear

  Here are the answers to your questions about hurricanes With three major storms in the Atlantic following on the heels of Harvey, all eyes are on hurricanes. From storm … Continue reading

14/09/2017 · Leave a comment

Two Hurricanes in Two Weeks Bring Two Very Different Reactions

Two Hurricanes in Two Weeks Bring Two Very Different Reactions In the psychology of evacuations, what Hurricane Katrina was to Rita in 2005, so Harvey has been to Irma today. … Continue reading

13/09/2017 · Leave a comment

Everything you need to know about flood insurance Most such policies are underwritten by the National Flood Insurance Program, which is part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The … Continue reading

12/09/2017 · Leave a comment

Mexico Earthquake Death Toll Climbs as Dozens Sleep on Streets

Mexico Earthquake Death Toll Climbs as Dozens Sleep on Streets The death toll from one of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded in Mexico rose to at least 61 early … Continue reading

11/09/2017 · Leave a comment

We can’t afford to build cities the way we built Houston anymore

Hurricane Harvey First Responder Gets Flesh-Eating Bacteria From Texas Storm Water A man in Texas says he got infected with flesh-eating bacteria while helping his neighbors in the aftermath of … Continue reading

10/09/2017 · Leave a comment

Hurricane Irma: A Practically Impossible Storm

Photos: Pet Rescues in Harvey’s Wake As the floodwater continues to rise in southeastern Texas, residents have been trying to reach safety for days now—many of them bringing along their … Continue reading

09/09/2017 · Leave a comment

Triple Threat: Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Katia Visible from Space

Triple Threat: Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Katia Visible from Space As Hurricane Irma churns in the Caribbean, two other storms loom not far from the strongest Atlantic Ocean hurricane on … Continue reading

08/09/2017 · Leave a comment

From Katrina to Harvey: Five Ways Banks Are More Resilient to Disaster Today

Houston: Developers failing to follow wetlands mandate More than 38,000 acres of wetlands vanished in greater Houston over the past two decades despite a federal policy that “no net loss” … Continue reading

08/09/2017 · Leave a comment

How ‘Decent Work’ And Climate Resilience Grow Together

How ‘Decent Work’ And Climate Resilience Grow Together There once was a general view that you had to choose either to promote jobs and economic growth or to protect the … Continue reading

07/09/2017 · Leave a comment

Hurricane Harvey’s Impact — And How It Compares To Other Storms

How to Master Stress – A Resilience Ratio How resilient to stress are you? This powerful force can drive one to perform well under pressure, however, most of the time, … Continue reading

06/09/2017 · Leave a comment

Houston’s Resilience Has Always Been Echoed In Its Music

Resilience in the face of disaster Ever wondered how you’d fare in a disaster situation like the scene that’s unfolding in East Texas? There are lots of reasons (think Windstorm … Continue reading

05/09/2017 · Leave a comment

How to Salvage Your Valuables After Serious Flooding

How to Salvage Your Valuables After Serious Flooding Hurricane Harvey pummeled Houston and its environs and parts of Louisiana with rain for days on end. Their lives upended by water, residents … Continue reading

04/09/2017 · Leave a comment

Harvey Wasn’t Just Bad Weather. It Was Bad City Planning

Harvey Wasn’t Just Bad Weather. It Was Bad City Planning Houston has been wet since birth. In the 1840s, the German explorer Ferdinand von Roemer described the Brazos River prairie … Continue reading

03/09/2017 · Leave a comment

Art of parenting meets the science of resilience

Art of parenting meets the science of resilience A key goal for parents, Bradley says, should be to help children develop resilience, the ability to bounce back from adversity. And … Continue reading

02/09/2017 · Leave a comment

Resilience After Devastating Loss

Fiji Red Cross builds storage facilities nationwide THE Fiji Red Cross Society (FRCS) with the support of the Australian government has constructed branch offices and storage facilities stocked with humanitarian … Continue reading

01/09/2017 · Leave a comment

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