Called to Thrive

We inform, inspire, and equip leaders to help others thrive.

 

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Our mission at the Thrive Center for Human Development is to catalyze a movement of human thriving, with and for others. We conduct research and develop resources at the nexus of spirituality and human thriving in order to promote whole individuals and societies.

The Thrive Center Model

Our Thrive Model

To thrive is to grow in authenticity with and for others and for a greater purpose. Our research at the Thrive Center has led us to understand thriving from both a spiritual and psychological perspective. Our goal is to provide a rigorous and substantive view of thriving that challenges popular notions of the word.

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Latest Posts

Unmasking Mental Health: Building Resilience and Thriving “Muscles”

By Pamela Ebstyne King | May 2, 2022

As mental health awareness grows, Pamela King reflects on the tools we need to live coherent, purposeful lives.

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The 5 B’s of Thriving: Accessing God’s Love

By Pamela Ebstyne King | May 2, 2022

Our research-based framework will help you develop and strengthen your thriving “muscles.”

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The Promise of Easter: Thriving in a Difficult World

By Pamela Ebstyne King | Apr 4, 2022

Dr. Pamela King discusses how tapping into our faith and contributing to a flourishing world can help us thrive through difficulty.

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Experiencing and Emitting God’s Love

By Jilleen Westbrook | Feb 15, 2022

How do we love our neighbor as ourself? Dr. Jilleen Westbrook shares a practice to access love for God, self, and others

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Next Wave Spirituality: Thriving for the Greater Good

By Pamela Ebstyne King | Jan 31, 2022

As the world continues to languish, Dr. Pamela King emphasizes the need for spirituality as a source of personal and societal transformation.

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Cultivating Spiritual Practices for the New Year

By Pamela Ebstyne King | Jan 3, 2022

As we enter a new year, Dr. Pamela King invites us to find daily spiritual practices that will draw us closer to ourselves, others and God.

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Slowing Down and Thriving This Advent

By Pamela Ebstyne King | Dec 6, 2021

Dr. Pamela King highlights the importance of pacing during the holidays, offering self-awareness practices to refocus on what matters most.

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