Bouncing back from life's adversities

June 17, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
From money problems to freeway traffic, setbacks can be irritating and even overwhelming. However, we can thrive in the face of adversity. Karen Salmansohn is the author of "The Bounce Book" in which she utilizes a realistic approach you won't find in any self-help book.

About "The Bounce Back Book"
(Courtesy Karen Salmansohn's Web site) A bad breakup. A serious illness. The loss of a job. Life has a habit of throwing people curveballs. To which Salmansohn says: "When life throws you curveballs, hit them out of the park," and tells readers just how in The Bounce Back Book - which has a symbolic red rubber cover on the outside, and inside tips on how to thrive in the face of adversity, setbacks, losses, divorce, bankruptcy, assaults, illness, miscarriage, death, layoffs, slander - you name it. Salmansohn draws from the latest happiness research, resiliency psychology and even Greek philosophy, to create 75 potentially life-changing tips on how to bounce back , each on a spread that's as punchy in look as it is powerful in message: "Don't just write a 'To Do List', write a 'To Be' List," "Turn Negativity into Nuggetivity" and "Feeling Means Your Healing Means Your Dealing."

Buy the book on Amazon: The Bounce Back Book

About Karen Salmansohn
Karen is a best-selling author of more than 25 empowering books, as well as a motivational coach and speaker. She is a regular career columnist in the popular AM-NY Newspaper, offering her business success tips under the heading of "1-MINUTE CAREER THERAPIST." Karen is also a regular relationship expert for MSN.COM and MATCH.COM, offering advice for long-lasting, happier relationships. Salmansohn speaks all over the world and consults for advertising and media firms who rely on her spirited and energetic career and self-improvement advice.

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