The Bounce Back Book: How to Thrive in the Face of Adversity, Setbacks, and Losses

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Workman Publishing, 2008 - Humor - 192 pages
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"Salmansohn's writing is bold, playful, insightful—with powerful metaphors that provoke and inspire. Her kinetic images amplify her message and take the book to a new level of literary experience." - Deepak Chopra, author of Seven Laws of Spiritual Success

A bad breakup. A serious illness. The loss of a job. Life has a habit of throwing people curveballs. To which Karen Salmansohn says: "When life throws you curveballs, hit them out of the park."

In The Bounce Back Book the dynamic author whose quirky self-help books—including How to Make Your Man Behave . . . and How to Be Happy, Dammit—mixes from-the-gut wisdom, humor, feistiness, and sophistication to create a hip, inspiring resource that will brighten the darkest mood. The book is grounded in happiness research, psychological studies, Greek philosophy. And it delivers: Here are 70 easily digestible, potentially life-changing tips on how to bounce back from adversity, each on a spread that's as punchy in look as it is powerful in message.

"Shrink negativity into nuggetivity." "Think of yourself as the type of person the world says yes to." With its attitude, techniques, and advice on everything from exercise to staying connected, it is a full-on guide to moving forward with great positive energy.

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The bounce back book: how to thrive in the face of adversity, setbacks, and losses

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Because everyone's life includes setbacks as well as successes, it's important to develop coping mechanisms for difficult times. According to radio host Salmansohn (Whip Your Career into Submission ... Read full review

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JUST THOUGHT ID TAKE A FEW MINUTES AND TELL YOU THIS IS A GREAT LITTLE BOOK. DOES NOT TAKE LONG TO READ THRU IT AND THE INFORMATION IS QUITE HELPFUL TO DEAL WITH ANY NUMBER OF SITUATIONS. IT IS VERY POSITIVE AND A NICE LITTLE BOOK TO GIVE AS A GIFT. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Karen Salmansohn is the author of the bestselling How to Make Your Man Behave ... and How to Be Happy, Dammit. She is a relationship expert for MSN.com and Match.com, and hosts her own daily radio show, "How to Be Happy, Dammit" on Sirius. She lives in New York City.

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