The Gift of Adversity: The Unexpected Benefits of Life's Difficulties, Setbacks, and Imperfections
ISBN: 0399163719
EAN13: 9780399163715
Language: English
Pages: 352
Dimensions: 1.3" H x 9.1" L x 5.9" W
Weight: 1.2 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
Publisher:
Select Format Format: Hardcover Select Conditions Condition: Very Good

Selected

Format: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good

$3.88
Quantity
Almost Gone!
Only 1 at this price.
Add 4 More to Qualify
Buy 3, Get 1 Free
All Books Under $5

Select Conditions
  • Very Good $3.88 The Gift of Adversity: The Unexpected Benefits of Life's Difficulties, Setbacks, and Imperfections
Book Overview

This Description may be from another edition of this product.

Now in paperback--this acclaimed book from Norman Rosenthal, the New York Times-bestselling author and research psychiatrist, shows how life's disappointments and difficulties provide us with the lessons we need to become happier and more resilient human beings.

Winner of the 2014 Nautilus Award represents Better Books for a Better World--the Silver Award in the category of Heroic Journeys.

Adversity is an irreducible fact of life. Although we can and should learn from all experiences, both positive and negative, bestselling author Dr. Norman E. Rosenthal, believes that adversity is by far the best teacher most of us will ever encounter.

Whether the adversity one experiences is the result of poor decision-making, a desire to test one's mettle, or plain bad luck, Rosenthal believes life's most important lessons--from the value of family to the importance of occasionally cutting corners--can be best learned from it.

Running counter to society's current prevailing message that excellence must always be aspired to, and failure or mistakes of any sort are to be avoided at all costs, Rosenthal shows that engaging with our own failures and defeats is one of the only ways we are able to live authentic and meaningful lives, and that each different type of adversity Read More chevron_right

Frequently Asked Questions About The Gift of Adversity: The Unexpected Benefits of Life's Difficulties, Setbacks, and Imperfections

What should you read after The Gift of Adversity: The Unexpected Benefits of Life's Difficulties, Setbacks, and Imperfections Book? Here is a list of books to read if you read and loved The Gift of Adversity: The Unexpected Benefits of Life's Difficulties, Setbacks, and Imperfections

Book Reviews (0)

0
  |   0  reviews
Did you read The Gift of Adversity: The Unexpected Benefits of Life's Difficulties, Setbacks, and Imperfections? Please provide your feedback and rating to help other readers.
Write Review
Captcha

No customer reviews for the moment.