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Survivor Personality Why Some People Are Stronger, Smarter, and More Skillful at Handling Life's Difficulties... and How You Can Be, Too

ISBN-10: 0399535926
ISBN-13: 9780399535925
Edition: N/A
Authors: Al Siebert
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/6/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Who survives? Who thrives? As a psychologist who has spent more than 40 years studying the phenomenon of survival, Al Siebert shares both valuable insights and practical strategies in this book, painting a portrait of the "survivor personality" to show how these skills can lead to better coping in everyday life.

Dr. Al Siebert (Portland, OR) is Director of The Resiliency Center and author of The Survivor Personality. He is an ex-paratrooper with a Ph.D. in psychology. He is internationally recognized for his research into the inner nature of highly resilient survivors. He is frequently quoted in books and articles, and has been interviewed on National Public Radio and OPRAH. His specialty is teaching how to be highly resilient in a world that is changing too fast.

Preface
Foreword
Life Is Not Fair: And That Can Be Very Good for You
Playful Curiosity: Learning What No One Can Teach
Flexibility: An Absolutely Essential Ability
The Synergy Imperative: Needing to Have Things Work Well
Empathy Is a Survival Skill
The Survivor's Edge: The Subconscious Resources of Intuition, Creativity, and Imagination
The Serendipity Talent: Turning Misfortune into Good Luck
The Good-Child Handicap
Thriving
The Roots of Resiliency: Your Inner "Selfs"
Self-Managed Healing
Surviving Emergencies and Crises
Surviving Being a Survivor
Your Transformation: Learning About Surviving and Thriving
Citations
Recommended Reading
Additional Resources
Acknowledgments
Index

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