Resilient Design – Designed to Make a Difference

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“Resilience determines how quickly we get back to our “steady state” after the air has been knocked out of us, when we must push through life circumstances that challenge our very being.”

Robert Jordan in The Fires of Heaven paints a wonderful picture of resilience – “The oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and survived.” This picture suggests a dynamic relationship of reciprocity between resilience and flexibility. The ability to bend and flex when engulfed by a storm, could mean the difference between endurance and destruction…read more

From ehospice’s International Childrens edition