The Woman's Book of Resilience: 12 Qualitities to Cultivate
Beginning years ago with her work with women in grief, Beth Miller has helped hundreds of people in her therapeutic practice to learn to be resilient ... Show synopsis Beginning years ago with her work with women in grief, Beth Miller has helped hundreds of people in her therapeutic practice to learn to be resilient and survive life crises to become deeper, more powerful, and authentic human beings. Packed with information and exercises, "The Woman's Book of Resilience" is a smart, often funny, book that can help any woman thrive amid life's ups and downs. When we cultivate resilience, we mine the awful, or merely annoying, experiences in life to find meaning and purpose. "The Woman's Book of Resilience" is an accessible, practical guide to bouncing back. "We know that resiliency reigns because we survive to tell our tales of misfortune, trauma, abuse. Indeed, we are built to be able to go to the edge of life and come back with heart and soul elevated... We are built to be resilient, to be able to take sure and steady steps over rocky terrain." Miller offers 12 qualities that help women develop and learn resilience. Readers learn to: 1. Admit and embrace vulnerability2. Practice and increase the ability to connect3. Find manageable parts of the problem4. Discover their needs and get them met5. Recognize their gifts and talents6. Develop the ability to say no and set limits and boundaries7. Practice transforming resentment and forgiving8. Use their sense of humor9. Use the power of staying and leaving10. Find meaning in crisis11. Endure suffering through crisis12. Stand alone Each of the twelve is a chapter with case histories, stories, and plenty of try this, this, or this--exercises to turn to again and again. With a foreword by June Singer.