Hope in its purest form is simply a desire to have a desire fulfilled, with a sense of anticipation that it may happen. The feeling of hope is exciting and allows us to dream, to see potential, and to think big. It sits in the middle territory between expectation and fantasy. Hope can guide us and feed our spirit when the world feels overwhelming—and it can be cultivated.


How Do You Stay Hopeful? Mitch Albom Says It’s All About Perspective

Mitch Albom, the author of the best-selling ‘Tuesdays with Morrie,’ talks about what he’s learnt about being hopeful from people he’s met who faced great adversity: his former professor Morrie Schwartz, ALS patients, and families in Haiti devastated by the earthquake in 2010.


Jamie Wheal Finding Hope & Meaning in a World Gone Mad


The Building of Hope and Resilience in a Child | Michael Kalous | TEDxHelena

Michael has over 20 years’ experience working with children and families and has worked with Intermountain in Helena since October 2000.


Why Stoicism Matters

Stoicism is a philosophy worked out in Ancient Greece and Rome thousands of years ago, but it remains hugely relevant to our own times: it offers us ways of learning how to cope with anxiety, fear and the dread of losing money, status and love.


Moving from Recovery to Discovery | The Choice by Dr. Edith Eger

Dr. Edith Eger, the author of The Choice, delves into her time at Auschwitz, discussing things that she never thought were possible. Dr. Eger talks about finding hope in hopelessness, and how everything has a spark inside of it.