Author(s): Laurence Gonzales
You have survived the crisis—trauma, disease, accident, or war—now how do you get your life back?The shark attacked while she was snorkeling, tearing through Micki Glenn’s breast and shredding her right arm. Her husband, a surgeon, saved her life on the spot, but when she was safely home she couldn’t just go on with her life. She had entered an even more profound survival journey: the aftermath.
Illness. Divorce. Job Loss. The Death of a loved one. You don't get this far in life without experiencing some adversity. But while you can't avoid painful events, you can learn to control your response to them. Here, [Gonzales] revals how recovery can be a transforming experience that not only moves us forward but also enriches our lives in ways we never could have imagined.
Laurence Gonzales is the author of Deep Survival (ISBN 978 0 393 32615 4), which was praised as "Far and away the best book on management, leadership and employment I have read this year." (Richard Donkin, Financial Times).