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December 23, 2011 / compassioninpolitics

What does it mean to thrive?

Here are 12 concepts of thriving:

Indicators of thriving are:

Healthy Habits
Life Skills
Love of Learning
Emotional Competence
Social Skills
Positive Relationships
Spiritual Growth
Character
Caring
Confidence
Persistent Resourcefulness
Purpose

Set up to thrive uses this methodology:
1. Identify sparks and spark champions (Dr. Peter Benson)
2. Adapt a growth mindset (Dr. Carol Dweck)
3. Reflect on the Indicators of Thriving (Thrive Foundation for Youth & Dr. Linda Wagener at Fuller Theological Seminar)
4. Build a goal management system (GPS) (Dr. Richard Lerner, Tufts Institute of Applied Research)

Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development

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