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Author Plews-Ogan, Margaret, 1956-
Title Choosing Wisdom : Strategies and Inspiration for Growing Through Life-Changing Difficulties.
Imprint Radnor : Templeton Press, 2012.

Author Plews-Ogan, Margaret, 1956-
Subject Mental healing.
Self-actualization (Psychology)
Physician and patient.
Alt Name Owens, Justine E.
May, Natalie.
Description 1 online resource (257 pages)
Summary We all know the saying, "That which does not kill us, makes us stronger," but is that really true? After all, for some people, traumatic experiences ultimately lead to truly debilitating outcomes. For others though, adversity really does seem to lead to "post-traumatic growth" where individuals move through suffering and find their lives changed in positive ways as a result. Why does this growth happen for some people and not others? How exactly does it happen? Can the positive results be purposefully replicated?These are the central questions of a new study conducted b.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Background -- Introduction -- What is wisdom? -- Post-traumatic growth -- The path through adversity -- Acceptance -- Stepping in -- Integration -- New narrative -- Wisdom -- What helps? Sage advice from the field -- Finding community -- Compassion and gratitude -- Quiet reflection, meditation, and mindfulness -- Doing something -- Spirituality, forgiveness, and doing the right thing -- Choosing wisdom.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781599474021
9781599473956 (pbk.)
159947395X (pbk.)
OCLC # 843636047
Additional Format Print version: 9781599473956

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