The Best You- You're a Warrior!


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The Best You- You're a Warrior
  1. ​Resilience/Fortitude

  2. Gratitude

  3. Kindness

  4. Honesty

  5. Forgiveness

  6. Civility

  7. Responsibility

  8. Manners

  9. Optimism

  10. Hope

1) Resilience/Fortitude

  • Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Giving Kids Roots and Wings / K. R. Ginsburg  / Published 2014

  • Character in a Jar Game / B. A. Lewis / Released 2008

  • Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Little Golden Book / D. Mudrow / Published 2013

  • Fortitude: The Essential Guide to Building and Sustaining Mental Toughness / K. Allgood / Published 2017

  • Lost in the Library: A Story of Patience & Fortitude (A New York Public Library Book) / J. Funk & S. Lewis / Published 2018

  • Mastering Sixteen Key Habits of Emotionally Resilient People / K. McRae / Published 2019

  • Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy / S. Sandberg / Published 2017

  • Resilience: Hard-Won Wisdom for Living a Better Life / E. Greitens / Published 2016

  • Resilience: Powerful Practices for Bouncing Back from Disappointment, Difficulty, and Even Disaster / L. Graham  / Published 2018

  • Resilient: How to Grow an Unshakable Core of Calm, Strength, and Happiness / R. Hanson & F. Hanson / Published 2020

  • Stressful life events, personality, and health: An inquiry into hardiness / S. C. Kobasa / Published 1979

  • Game Changers: What Leaders, Innovators, and Mavericks Do to Win at Life (Bulletproof) / D. Asprey / Published 2018

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  • Raising self-reliant children in a self-indulgent world: Seven building blocks for developing capable young people / H. S. Glenn & J. Nelsen / Published 2000

  • Youtube.com v=pxBQLFLei70 Admiral Raven University of texas

  • Rising Strong: How the Ability to Reset Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead / B. Brown / Published 2017

  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens / S. Cpvey / Published 1998

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2) Gratitude

  • Attitudes of Gratitude: How to Give and Receive Joy Every Day of Your Life / M. J. Ryan & M. Nepo / 2017

  • Choosing Gratitude: Your Journey to Joy / N. L. DeMoss / Published 2011

  • Did I ever tell you how lucky you are? / T. S. Geisel & A. S. Geisel / Published 1973

  • Fuck This Shit Show: A Gratitude Journal for Tired-Ass Women (Cuss Words Make Me Happy) / Crazy Tired Beetches  / Published 2018

  • Grateful: The Subversive Practice of Giving Thanks / D. B. Bass / Published  2019

  • Gratitude / O. Sacks / Published 2015

  • Gratitude and Pasta: The Secret Sauce for Human Connection / C. Schembra & S. Stibitz / Published 2020

  • The 3 Minute Gratitude Journal for Kids: A Journal to Teach Children to Practice Gratitude and Mindfulness / Modern Kid Press  / Published 2019

  • The 5 Minute Gratitude Journal for Teens: A Daily Journal to Help Kids and Teens Start and End the Day with Gratitude, Positive Thinking & Mindfulness / TAGA Journals / Published 2019

  • The Little Book of Gratitude: Create a life of happiness and wellbeing by giving thanks / R. A. Emmons / Published 2016

  • The Structure of Gratitude / D. Brooks / Published 2015

  • Tiny Buddha's Gratitude Journal: Questions, Prompts, and Coloring Pages for a Brighter, Happier Life / L. Deschene / Published 2017

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  • Youtube.com v=x2L3skZ7FEw Thank you for your service

  • Youtube.com/watch?v=iooNXe1s4P4 tribute to women of service

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3) Kindness

  • A Passion for Kindness: Making the World a Better Place to Lead, Love, and Learn / T. Letter / Published 2019

  • The Power of Kindness: The Unexpected Benefits of Leading a Compassionate Life--Tenth Anniversary Edition / P. Ferrucci & D. Lama / Published 2016

  • The Hidden Power of Kindness: A Practical Handbook for Souls Who Dare to Transform the World, One Deed at a Time / L. G. Lovasik / Published 1999

  • The War for Kindness: Building Empathy in a Fractured World / J. Zaki / Published 2019

4) Honesty

  • Experiments in Honesty: Meditations on Love, Fear and the Honest to God Naked Truth / S. Daugherty / Published 2018

5) Forgiveness

  • Choosing Forgiveness: Your Journey to Freedom / N. L. DeMoss / Published 2008

  • Forgiveness: 21 Days to Forgive Everyone for Everything / I. Vanzant  / Published 2017

  • Radical Forgiveness: A Revolutionary Five-Stage Process to Heal Relationships, Let Go of Anger and Blame, and Find Peace in Any Situation / C. Tipping / Published 2010

  • The Book of Forgiving: The Fourfold Path for Healing Ourselves and Our World / D. Tutu & M. Tutu / Published 2014

  • The Gift of Forgiveness: Inspiring Stories from Those Who Have Overcome the Unforgivable / K.  S. Pratt / Published 2020

  • Total Forgiveness / R. T. Kendall  / Published 2007

  • Unpacking Forgiveness: Biblical Answers for Complex Questions and Deep Wounds / C. Brauns / Published 2008

6) Civility

  • Choosing Civility / P. M. Forni / Published 2003

  • George Washington's Rules of Civility & Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation (Little Books of Wisdom) / G. Washington / Published 1989

  • How to win friends & influence people: The only book you need to lead you to success / D. Carnegie / Published 1981

  • Youtube.com v=AgYLr_LfhLo I fought for you "the sound tank"

  • Youtube.com v=FIG9C3n-SPc Letter from home- John Michael Montgomery

  • Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace / C. Porath / Published 2016

7) Responsibility

  • Life's Great Question: Discover How You Contribute To The World / T. Rath  / Published 2020

  • Crisis of Responsibility: Our Cultural Addiction to Blame and How You Can Cure It / D. L. Bahnsen & D. French / Published 2018

  • Radical Responsibility: How to Move Beyond Blame, Fearlessly Live Your Highest Purpose, and Become an Unstoppable Force for Good / F. Maull & D. Siegel / Published 2019

  • The Responsibility Process: Unlocking Your Natural Ability to Live and Lead with Power / C. Avery / Published 2016

8) Manners

  • 50 Things Every Young Gentleman Should Know Revised and Expanded: What to Do, When to Do It, and Why (The GentleManners Series) / J. Bridges & B. Curtis / Published 2012

  • Emily Post’s the guide to good manners for kids / C. P. Post &P. Post / Published 2004

  • Emily Post's Etiquette, 19th Edition: Manners for Today (Emily's Post's Etiquette) / L. Post & D. P. Senning / Published 2017

  • How to Behave and Why (Munro Leaf Classics) / M. Leaf / Published 2002

  • Manners Begin at Breakfast: Modern Etiquette for Families / Princess Marie-Chantal, P. Klass, et al. / Published 2020

  • Manners Can Be Fun (Munro Leaf Classics) / M. Leaf  / Published 2004

  • Miss Manners' Guide to Excruciatingly Correct Behavior (Freshly Updated) / J. Martin and G. Kamen / Published 2005

  • Modern Manners: Tools to Take You to the Top / D. Johnson & L. Tyler / Published 2013

  • The book of virtues: A treasury of great moral stories / Editor W. J. Bennett / Published 1993

9) Optimism

  • 30 Days - Change your habits, Change your life: A couple of simple steps every day to create the life you want / M. Reklau/ Published 2014

  • Everlasting Optimism: 9 Principles for Success, Happiness and Powerful Relationships / L. Ravich / Published 2017

  • Great by Choice: Uncertainty, Chaos, and Luck--Why Some Thrive Despite Them All (Good to Great) / J. Collins & M. T. Hansen  / Published 2011

  • Inspirations: 101 Uplifting Stories For Daily Happiness Paperback / K. Schaefer  / Published 2019

  • Learned Optimism / M. E. P. Seligman / Published 1990

  • Life's Healing Choices Revised and Updated: Freedom From Your Hurts, Hang-ups, and Habits / J. Baker & R. Warren / Published 2017

  • My Pocket Positivity: Anytime Exercises That Boost Optimism, Confidence, and Possibility / C. E. Ackerman  / Published 2018

  • Radical Optimism: Practical Spirituality in an Uncertain World / B. Bruteau / Published 2002

  • Relentless Optimism: How a Commitment to Positive Thinking Changes Everything (Sports for the Soul Book 3) / Darrin Donnelly / Published 2017

  • Seligman, M. E. P., et al. (2005). Positive psychology progress. American Psychology, 60, 410-421.

  • The Choice: Embrace the Possible / E. E. Eger / Published 2018

  • Oh, the Places You’ll Go / Dr. Seuss / Published 1990

  • The Power of Character Strengths: Appreciate and Ignite Your Positive Personality / R. M. Niemiec & R. E. McGrath  / Published  2019

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  • Rock Retirement: A Simple Guide to Help You Take Control and be More Optimistic About the Future / R. Whitney & J. Saul-Sehy / Published 2018

  • Chasing the Bright Side: Embrace Optimism, Activate Your Purpose, and Write Your Own Story / J. Ekstrom / Published 2019

10) Hope

  • The Hope Circuit: A Psychologist's Journey from Helplessness to Optimism / M. E. P. Seligman  / Published 2018

  • Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World / W. H. McRaven / Published 2017

  • P.S. I Love You: When Mom Wrote She Always Saved the Best for Last / Compiled by H. J. Brown Jr. / Published 1990

  • The Blue Day Book: A Lesson in Cheering Yourself Up / B. T. Greive / Published 2000

  • What the Dormouse Said / Collected by A. Gash / Published 1999

  • Hope in the Dark: Believing God Is Good When Life Is Not / C. Groeschel  / Published 2018

  • Hope Rising: How the Science of HOPE Can Change Your Life / C. Gwinn J.D. & C. Hellman Ph.D / Published 2018

  • Hope When It Hurts / K.  Wetherell , S. Walton , et al. / Published 2017

  • Therefore I Have Hope: 12 Truths That Comfort, Sustain, and Redeem in Tragedy / C. Cole  / Published 2018

  • Threads of Hope...in a Frazzled World / J. B. Gerland  / Published 2020

  • Uncommon Hope: The Path to an Epic Life / K. W. Bubna  / Published 2020

  • Unshakable Hope: Building Our Lives on the Promises of God / M. Lucado / 2018