Raising Resilience: The Wisdom and Science of Happy Families and Thriving Children
In every spiritual tradition, we find teachings that lead to a fulfilling life, such as generosity, kindness, honesty, determination, and patience. Today, a growing body of research from neuroscience and social psychology supports these teachings, offering insights into cultivating these virtues in ourselves and our families.
In the follow-up to his acclaimed Growing Up Mindful, Dr. Christopher Willard bridges the latest science with Eastern wisdom to explore ourselves and share with our children.Raising Resilience is a practical guide for parents and educators of children from preschool through adolescence, detailing ten universal principles for happy families and thriving children. Topics include: cultivating kindness, gratitude, and generosity; simplifying family life; promoting healthy relationships with technology, sex, and drugs; teaching children about privilege; working with perfectionism; utilising the science of self-compassion; practicing patience and grit; and much more.
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