The Resilient Mindset ModelTM
The Resilient Mindset ModelTM serves as a framework for understanding the brain in order to help people make mindfully resilient choices. Mindfulness is the focusing of attention and awareness. The idea behind the model is that by becoming consciously aware of what is happening in the brain, we are empowered to make more mindful, intentional choices. Created by an educator, Donna Volpitta, Ed.D., a neuroscientist, Princy Quadros Mennella, Ph.D. and a designer, Dian Wessels, this model uses four characters to illustrate different brain areas and functions:
The Resilient Mindset ModelTM has three main parts namely The Four Ss of Resilience, The Four Characters of the Brain, and REACTS which will be discussed in more detail on their respective sections.