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Why bullycide is on the increase

Izzy Kalman | 02 March 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: bullying, resilience, suicide
Bullying-related suicide will not decrease as long as we glorify the victims with magazine covers and laws in their name.

Whatever does not kill us can make us stronger

Carolyn Moynihan | 20 October 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: adversity, happiness, resilience
With the Chilean copper miners who were trapped deep below ground for more than two months providing an ongoing object lesson in coping with adversity, the role of adverse experiences in our lives is of global interest.

The spirit of “Los 33”

Carolyn Moynihan | 15 October 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: Chilean miners rescue, resilience, therapy
The resilience of the Chilean miners is a matter of national, and global, pride.

Girls ‘lean, mean and resilient’ - and that’s before birth

Carolyn Moynihan | 29 April 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: boys, girls, pregnancy, resilience
Here is another study that sorts the girls from boys. Researchers at the University of Adelaide in Australia shows that, faced with issues like a mother smoking, drinking alcohol, suffering from asthma or having an infection, girls appear more resilient and better able to cope with multiple events before birth.

After the quake, Chile shows its strengths

Pedro Dutour | 04 March 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: Chile, democracy, resilience
In Latin American terms, it couldn't have happened to a better country.

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