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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

Anchor, 2013

(7)

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)

Why Do We Sleep?
Video

Russell Foster

TED Conferences LLC, 2013

(8)

Don’t Regret Regret
Video

Kathryn Schulz

TED Conferences LLC, 2011

(8)

Wellbeing
Book
 

Tom Rath and Jim Harter

Gallup Press, 2010

(6)

The Plateau Effect
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Bob Sullivan and Hugh Thompson

Dutton, 2013

(7)

Sometimes You Win – Sometimes You Learn
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John C. Maxwell

Center Street, 2013

(7)

Making It All Work
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David Allen

Viking Press, 2008

(7)

How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big
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Scott Adams

Portfolio, 2013

(7)

Upgrade
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Rana Florida

McGraw-Hill, 2013

(7)

Crucial Confrontations
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Kerry Patterson et al.

McGraw-Hill, 2004

(9)

Minding the Body, Mending the Mind
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Joan Borysenko

Da Capo Press, 2007

(9)

Coach Yourself to Win
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Howard M. Guttman

McGraw-Hill, 2010

(8)

Startup Life
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Brad Feld and Amy Batchelor

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013

(7)

How to Make Hard Choices
Video

Ruth Chang

TED Conferences LLC, 2014

(8)

Finding Your Element
Book
 

Ken Robinson and Lou Aronica

Viking Press, 2013

(7)

The Magic of Believing
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Claude M. Bristol

Fireside, 1991

(7)

100 Ways to Motivate Yourself
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Steve Chandler

Career Press, 2012

(6)

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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.