The chemical table of elements or “periodic table” is the enduring heart of study within the field of chemistry. Through the table, students can begin to understand all the elements of our known physical universe, their properties, and their interactions.
Is it possible to have a "periodic table" for human thriving?
Consider the related areas of resilience, post-traumatic growth, neuro-plasticity, positive psychology, and flourishing. Our work at OWLS in these areas is scientific and practitioner-oriented. Our tools are tried and tested with wellness and related professionals who take our facilitator programs in
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We see thriving as made up of two core processes – resilience and empowered health consciousness. In order to thrive, you cannot have one without the other. True to our scientific approach, our programs articulate specific methodical features of both resilience and health consciousness. Resilience is made up of five interdependent competencies: centering, confidence, commitment, compassion, and community. Health consciousness emerges across five phases: waking up, tuning up, leveling up, stepping up, and growing up.
A New Periodic Table for Our Stressful Age
The table below displays the cross-stitching of these two core processes in hopes of helping others navigate and pinpoint specific processes that may be highlighted or targeted for development. The more that people, groups, and other social actors focus on stress – and react or succumb to it – the more important it is that we hold up alternative aspirations that can be systematically pursued for the benefit of all.