. THRIVEnet: Survivor Personality - Survive, Thrive, and Resile with the works of Dr. Al Siebert

Links of Interest for THRIVEnet

Just a sample of interesting sites we've found, in alphabetical order. Quoted materials come from the site directly or from the materials submitted to us. These links are for your convenience only. While we strive to find solid information, we can not take responsibility for the information posted on the sites we link to.

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Allied Sites:

New! The Survivors Club.org
At Ben Sherwood's new website, The Survivor's Club, you can take his quiz to learn about your survivor personality style. The Survivor's Club website provides ways for survivors of all kinds of extreme experiences to connect with other kindred spirits like themselves. New information is added frequently.

Gathering Wisdom.com
The Speaker's Quourm, incuding Al Siebert, has just released the book: Gathering Wisdom: How to Acquire Wisdom From Others While Developing Your Own.

The Resiliency Center
Al Siebert, PhD., has created The Resiliency Center to address

Survivor Guidelines.org
A panels of experts, including Al Siebert, banded together to create this site after the events of September 11, 2001.

Abandonment.net
From The JOURNEY From Abandonment To Healing author Susan Anderson, this site discusses abandonment in many facets.

Achieving Emotional Health and Personal Growth
Created by Karl Ericson. Use links in left-hand Orange column to get to some useful articles.

Afterhours Inspirational Stories
A site with inspirational stories on many subjects, from religious/spiritual to relationships to success. (October 2013: Problems loading domain.)

Aftermath of War - Coping with PTSD too
"A safe place of support for those who love a wounded veteran." hosted by a gent named Chris.

Amputee Resource Foundation of America (October 2013: site not loading)
"It is our mission to disseminate timely and useful information, to perform charitable services, and to conduct research to enhance productivity and quality of life for amputees in America." Brought to you by Al Pike, CP.

APA Help Center
A all-around help site developed by the American Psychological Association.

Cancer Club
Using humor to help brighten the lives of persons with cancer.

Chris Skinner Motivational Speaker
A speaker who takes great inspiration meeting the challenges of life as a person with physical disabilities.

David Stearns Health and Fitness Homepage
An organization dedicated to promoting all aspects of heathy living.

dotCOMSense(being rebuilt, June 2005.)
From the American Psychological Association, a resource site for providing visitors with help in assessing online mental health resources and making health-related privacy decisions on the Net -- from sharing personal information to understanding cookies.

Dr. Bob's Mental Health Links
Lists of links, generally no descriptions. Dr. Bob is Robert Hsiung, MD, in Chicago

Dr. Edith Eva Eger
"Turning Broken Bones into Dancing - A Journey through Life. Dr. Edith Eva Eger, Ph.D. started off a normal life, just like most children. But then a nightmarish event altered the course of her life forever."

Divorce Care
Divorce Recovery Support Groups. "A series of support groups and seminars conducted by people who understand what you are experiencing. You'll learn how to deal with the pain of the past and look forward to rebuilding your life."

Dr. GROHOL's Psych Central
"Welcome to Psych Central: your personalized one-stop index for psychology, support, and mental health issues, resources, and people on the Internet. " Tons of rated links and information relating to mental health.

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Institute
"The information on this independent site covers everything from the academic and corporate definitions of emotional intelligence to articles on parenting, relationships and emotional and sexual abuse."

EQ Directory
An online directory of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) resources on the net.

EQ Today
An Ezine for Emotional Intelligence. Interactive with learning resources.

Emotional Literacy
Author and activist Claude Steiner's page about emotions and developing methods to teach emotional awareness and emotional literacy. "Learning Emotional Literacy is like learning a new language. As in the case of languages, there is an optimal window of opportunity to learn, in childhood, and as in the case of languages it can be learned with increasing difficulty in maturity."

Gibbs Online
"The place where mind over matter still matters. Live Chat every Thursday night by Dr. Gibbs A. Williams, Ph.D." Theories page contains useful articles

Gift from Within
"Gift From Within, an international non-profit organization is dedicated to those who suffer post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), those at risk for PTSD and those who care for traumatized individuals. Has educational materials and support network." Also visit allied sites:
Gateway to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Information
Violent Death Bereavement Society

The Good Life Show (Online radio show)
"The Good Life Show stands out as a professional, entertaining radio program that focuses on wellness without being an infomercial. The Good Life Show Radio has become a meeting place for some of the world's great leaders. They are joining Jesse Dylan in his quest to build the world's first organization specializing in maximizing human potential."

GriefShare Grief Recovery Support Groups
"GriefShare is a nonprofit network of grief recovery support groups for people who are hurting because of the death of someone close to them. The site features a searchable database for groups throughout the US, Canada, UK and Australia. Visitors can also find extensive resources to help them heal from their loss"

HAMR: Hand Actuated Mental Reconditioning
"HAMR is a self-help system that enables you to install positive thinking patterns into your brain. It is fast, easy and reliable. By adopting good thinking habits you can achieve high self esteem, powerful self confidence, and forceful motivation."

Healing Journeys
"To promote and support healing by assisting people with cancer or other life-altering illnesses to access their own healing potential and their ability to thrive."

Highly Sensitive People
"A resource for Highly Sensitive People and the people in their lives." This site has great information for people who are very alert to their environment.

Intensive Journal® Program for Self-Development
"The national headquarters for the Intensive Journal program located in Greenwich Village of New York City, we are a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering Dr. Ira Progoff's work on depth psychology and personal growth."

Know How Nutrition
Brought to you by Don Lemmon, a Las Vegas, Nevada, native, radio show and television personality, "It doesn't matter what diet you follow or where your beliefs lay. No one wants to be underweight or overweight which causes us daily concern and makes us vain .... Whatever diet your on, you are in the right place for nutrition information and in for a real eye opener!"

LiveStrong Foundation
LiveStrong Foundation was created to help people manage and survive cancer by changing and improving the world for cancer survivors and their loved ones. A great resource for a wide variety of health-related topics.

Life Challenges
Life Challenges, the CyberCenter for Living Creatively with Life's Challenges, is a "non-profit resource center originated to offer people some support and hope while they face challenges, crises, change, unexpected events, and turning points in their lives. Our goal is to provide a nurturing environment that can help you discover sign posts during transformational times when all your foundations go bust."

Life Change Tips
"'Discover The Secrets For Bringing More, Love, Money, Inner Peace, And Self-Confidence Into Your Life' A great site to explore if you're looking for alternative, up-to-date, and innovative ways of improving your finances, relationships, spiritual life, career, enjoyment of life, and more."

Life Positive
Useful website with many resources for holistic living and personal growth.

Life Treks
"Assist those wanting to understand and benefit from the gifts in dreams." Features Gillian Holloway, author of Dreaming Insights: A 5-Step Plan for Discovering the Meaning in Your Dream and The Complete Dream Book.

Mental Health Information Center (October 2013: slow to load.)
"MentalHealth.org is a one-stop source of information and resourses on prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation services for mental illness. MHIC is a service of the Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services" (formerly Knowledge Exchange Network-KEN).

Mind Tune
"The Power of your mind is waiting to be discovered-- It can bring you great joy and fulfillment, if you know how to use it. The information you are given access to on this website was compiled and created with one main objective: To help you live your life to the fullest."

Music Therapy: The Power of Music
"Examines the power of using popular music, something people already listen to, in therapy. Includes examples of therapeutic messages in popular music as well as original music by Freudian Slip, therapeutic rock band."

New Heaven New Earth
David Sunfellow's Sedonanet. "Your contact point for individuals, organizations, information, and fast-breaking news all over the world that are seeking to give birth to a new way of life on our planet." Offers a nice interface with good information.

No Nonsense Self-Defense
"This site will provide you with free, easy-to-use information to keep you safe from crime and violence, including robbery and rape. You will find a wide spectrum of crime prevention information, including home security, property protection, robbery prevention and self-defense. Our goal is is to assist you achieve personal safety. The information we provide is tailored for your needs in the modern world. " from Marc MacYoung.

The Option Institute
"Providing instruction on how to live happier, more loving, and successful lives for the past 15 years."

Petrene Soames
Author of The Essence of Self Healing. "You can change your life. You can have the kind of reality you dream of. Destiny is to be all that you are. It is just a question of opening your mind and let the magic be!"

Perspectives: A Mental Health Magazine
A well designed and informative monthly e-zine about mental health issues produced by CenterSite and the CMHC Systems.

Podcasts for Successful Living
Allan Hunkin's Internet radio show about wellness. Now available as podcasts.

Polio Connection of America
"Welcome, Polio Survivors to our Home, our Polio Information Home Page. We are glad you looked for us and found us and do hope you will find below information that will improve your Quality of Life." (October 2013: This is an archived version of this site.)

Project Resilience
"Based in Washington, D.C., Project Resilience offers training and products for professionals in education, treatment, and prevention based on a strengths-based philosophy of solving mental issues."

Quest-4: The Pursuit of Successful Living
"What does it take to be successful? How do you find balance and fulfillment in your life? While the journey is complete, the quest is far from over. Travel with us through interviews and stories gathered during the trip and search for your own meaning of success." Check out their Insights section.

The Recovery Directory Project
"The Recovery Directory Project (RDP) is an ever growing searchable database of recovery oriented sites."

Resiliency in Action
"Bouncing Back from Risk and Adversity; Ideas for Youth, Families and Communities."

Sacred Transformations
"Stories have power. We shape our world through our stories. Each of our stories is unique and yet speaks of themes common to all of us. Through time we will be posting accounts of exceptional human experiences. These stories range from the extraordinary - near-death experiences, mystical experiences, spiritual emergencies, ufo abductions - to those seemingly more ordinary - psychic events, synchronicities, meaningful dreams. What all these exceptional human experiences have in common is their ability to transform."

Second Chance to Live
"Second Chance to Live presents information in such a way to encourage, motivate and empower the reader to experience life with zest, meaning and purpose because our circumstances are not meant to keep us down, but they are meant to build us up!"

Seeker Magazine: Mission Statement
"A monthly web page publication for the exploration of ideas, cultures and mind opening points of view, in all media...graphics, sound and text. "

Self Esteem Advisory Service
Based in England and now attracting visitors from across the world, the SEAS has a wealth of resources and self-help materials.

Self-Help Psychology Magazine
"Articles on numerous topics; Self-help Book Reviews, Movie Reviews and Software Reviews for parents; Questions & Answers written by Professionals; an Interactive Corner for your participation; Cartoons for your enjoyment; Links, Lists, and Newsgroups spanning mental-health sites across the globe; Professional information and services, and much more."

Serendip Home Page
"Serendip is a gathering place for people who suspect that life's instructions are always ambiguous and incomplete....Serendip is both a forum and a continually developing set of resources to support intellectual and social change in education... and in how one makes sense of life."

6 Seconds Emotional Intelligence Network
"A nonprofit organization dedicated to improving relationships by teaching Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in schools, organizations, and communities around the globe. You will find an extensive collection of EQ articles, emotional intelligence resources, the EQ Store, the free EQ Event Calendar, and other useful tools for team building, personal growth, character education, and enhancing learning."

TBI Chat Room (October 2013: slow to load.)
A page for survivors of Traumatic Brain Injury to connect with others. Includes chatroom, stories/pictures, poems, homepages and birthday lists.

32 Keys
"A Collection of Ideas About Life." Free online self help book about happiness, worry, self esteem, stress etc."

Viktor Frankl Institute - Vienna
"The Viktor Frankl Institute is a non-profit scientific society for Logotherapy and Existential Analysis. It is the task of the Viktor Frankl Institute to foster the lifetime work of Viktor Frankl and to provide access to authentic information about Logotherapy and Existential Analysis." Institute founded by Dr. Frankl's widow and daughter.

World Transformation
"Purpose: To make the world a better place, to see things in a positive light, to stand up for one's rights, to pursue self-improvement and greater freedom, to have fun and to learn new things about life, the universe and everything."

The Wounded Healer: Survivors
"Featuring points of departure for psychotherapists and others who have survived child abuse and other trauma. As you explore the page, you will discover a variety of links useful to survivors and therapists alike."

You Can Choose to Be Happy
Self-help website concerned with human happiness and self-development created by Tom Stevens, Ph.D.

Survivor's personal links:

Surviving Brain Injury
A collection of personal experiences from David R., the site's host, as well as stories submitted by people across the globe. (October 2013: This is an archived version of this site.)

What Gives a Person the Will to Live?
Dennice Goudie has put her personal experience with surviving child sexual abuse on the web along with a nice listing of internet resources and other information for survivors. Scroll through her resources and writings on her site map

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