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Life Management

If your life suddenly turns upside down, you need some outside advice – even if it’s just to help you analyze your own views. These summaries provide some trustworthy guidance.

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How High Will You Climb?
Book
 

John C. Maxwell

W Publishing, 2014

(7)

Friendfluence
Book

Carlin Flora

Doubleday Broadway, 2013

(7)

Why Do We Sleep?
Video

Russell Foster

TED Conferences LLC, 2013

(8)

Welcome to the Real World
Book
 

Lauren Berger

HarperBusiness, 2014

(8)

The One Thing
Book
 

Gary Keller and Jay Papasan

Bard Press, 2013

(8)

Focus
Book
 

Daniel Goleman

Harper, 2013

(8)

Don’t Regret Regret
Video

Kathryn Schulz

TED Conferences LLC, 2011

(8)

The Plateau Effect
Book

Bob Sullivan and Hugh Thompson

Dutton, 2013

(7)

Finding Your Element
Book
 

Ken Robinson and Lou Aronica

Viking Press, 2013

(7)

Wellbeing
Book
 

Tom Rath and Jim Harter

Gallup Press, 2010

(6)

Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers
Book
 

Robert M. Sapolsky

Henry Holt, 2004

(10)

The How of Happiness
Book
 

Sonja Lyubomirsky

Penguin, 2008

(7)

Startup Life
Book
 

Brad Feld and Amy Batchelor

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013

(7)

Why Dieting Doesn’t Usually Work
Video

Sandra Aamodt

TED Conferences LLC, 2013

(8)

The Greatest Salesman in the World
Book
 

Og Mandino

Bantam, 1983

(7)

Crucial Confrontations
Book
 

Kerry Patterson et al.

McGraw-Hill, 2004

(9)

Coming to Our Senses
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Jon Kabat-Zinn

Hyperion, 2005

(8)

See You at the Top
Book
 

Zig Ziglar

Pelican Publishing, 2000

(8)

Making It All Work
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David Allen

Viking Press, 2008

(7)

How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big
Book
 

Scott Adams

Portfolio, 2013

(7)

Depression, the Secret We Share
Video

Andrew Solomon

TED Conferences LLC, 2013

(9)

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Life Management

Those who are blessed in life often enjoy extended periods – weeks and sometimes months – when everything is running smoothly and happiness prevails. Yet it only takes one crisis, mishap or unforeseen circumstance to send things spinning out of control. Life management, relatively easy during the good times, becomes a bigger challenge when you hit a bump in the road.

In our Life Management section, you’ll find an assortment of summaries that address some of the most significant – and often traumatic – events in life. If you’re struggling with relationship issues, getAbstract can offer guidance. Our seasoned writers expertly distill the key points from the most popular books, meaning you only need to invest around 10 minutes to read a summary. And since we are constantly adding new summaries to the thousands of titles we already have, your knowledge base will continually expand.

Rough Going

Psychologists say that divorce is among the top five most traumatic events in a person’s life. Our Life Management category includes a number of summaries that explain how to deal with the emotional fallout of a divorce and why you have reason to be optimistic about the future. Our summaries also cover depression, eating disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder and recovery from physical, mental and sexual abuse. The bottom line is that getAbstract can help you make sense of your situation and offer ways to restore equilibrium and hope to your life.