Silver Linings: Finding Hope, Meaning and Renewal During Times of Transistion

Silver Linings: Finding Hope, Meaning and Renewal During Times of Transistion

by Melissa Gayle West
     
 

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Sometimes the worst things that happen to us carry hidden gifts. We can make the most of trauma's transformational power by using it as a catalyst for lasting and significant life changes. When life seems unfair, it's easy to lose hope and give in to despair and bitterness. But in Silver Linings, psychotherapist Melissa Gayle West shows how to create meaning from life…  See more details below

Overview

Sometimes the worst things that happen to us carry hidden gifts. We can make the most of trauma's transformational power by using it as a catalyst for lasting and significant life changes. When life seems unfair, it's easy to lose hope and give in to despair and bitterness. But in Silver Linings, psychotherapist Melissa Gayle West shows how to create meaning from life-shattering events, making misfortune not a death sentence but rather a call to courage and change. Her practical and inspirational program leads you through the three stages of trauma: Loss, Wilderness, and Rebirth, a journey to wholeness and wisdom. With this book as your guide, you can build a new, more meaningful life, transformed by trauma and enriched by wisdom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592330089
Publisher:
Rockport Publishers
Publication date:
05/28/2003
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.75(h) x 0.81(d)

Meet the Author


Melissa Gayle West is an author and psychotherapist who lives in Seattle, Washington. She also serves as Program Director for the Harmony Hill Retreat Center. She also wrote Exploring the Labyrinth.

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