4 Spiritual Practices
While there are a variety of practices that can protect and nurture our spiritual health and well-being, finding the ones that will sustain us throughout our journey is imperative. These 4 simple, everyday practices can help you get started in your journey towards thriving. (Hover each practice to learn more.)
Readings on Spirituality
Dr. Stephanie Trudeau shifts the conversation from burnout to moral injury, presenting ways we can help those experiencing moral injury.+ Read More
Dr. Meredith Hope discusses the role of religion in youth thriving, and ways caring adults can help enable spirituality in youth.+ Read More
Fuller alumna, Esther Tan shares her COVID-19 experience and how anchoring rituals, such as prayer, have helped her find resilience.+ Read More
Thrive Fellow, Fred Defoy discusses spiritual joy and vocational joy as resources to help us thrive in hard times.+ Read More
Thrive Fellow, Esther Tan interviews an adult Third Culture Kid on how purpose has helped him navigate through COVID-19.+ Read More
Dr. Pam King discusses how spirituality can help us stay grounded, connected, and directed throughout challenges.+ Read More
Dr. Stephanie Trudeau continues her discussion on loss, and how meaning-making and beliefs can guide us toward healing.+ Read More
Dr. Pam King explores how our beliefs can bring hope and light to our lives during dark times like COVID-19.+ Read More
Dr. Pamela King reflects on the importance of contemplative practices as the key to thriving during the unprecedented times.+ Read More
What Research Says
Ideology (Beliefs, Values, Morals)
These are the beliefs, values, and morals made available through religious and spiritual traditions. These inform what is right or wrong and what’s of most importance. It allows us to find meaning, to make sense of challenges, and to forge an identity and purpose.
The Telos Project
Dr. King uses teleology to further understand the ends and means of human development and thriving.
Measuring Spirituality Among Adolescents
Dr. King tests the psychological viability of the MDAS scale among diverse youth.
Spiritual Exemplars II Project
A continuation study, Dr. King follows up on the spiritual journeys of elected youth exemplars.
Study of Spirituality in America
Our team uses cutting-edge structural model analysis to understand diverse spirituality in the U.S.
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