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The Secrets of the Bulletproof Spirit: How to Bounce Back from Life's Hardest Hits

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When life deals you a particularly difficult blow or a staggering loss, how do you handle it? If you’re like most, you might think Why me?, struggle to find your way, or lash out at those around you. But there are a select few who seem emotionally hardier, who are able to face life’s physical, emotional, and financial hits undeterred and perhaps even forge ahead, empowered in the face of adversity. These people aren’t more deserving or luckier than the rest of us; they simply think differently–they are connected with their steady inner self and find strength where others might see meaninglessness; they make life-affirming choices instead of defeatist ones. In short, they are spiritually bulletproof. They face as many of life’s slings and arrows as the rest of us, but they don’t succumb to hardship or misfortune. And you can be one of them.

In The Secrets of the Bulletproof Spirit, renowned peace activist Azim Khamisa and inspirational speaker Jillian Quinn reveal the thirty essential keys to emotional and spiritual resiliency. Based upon their own experiences with heart-wrenching loss, the strategies they present may seem simple, but their advice can open up a whole new way of thinking. Khamisa and Quinn will help you discover

• that your thoughts help to create your reality, and that you can use them to take control of your life

• the potentially damaging mental routines you’re running on autopilot

• the vital connections between your upbringing and your “resiliency quotient”

• spiritually affirming thoughts that may help you make more spiritually empowering choices

“What lies within you really is more powerful than any hit you may take physically, emotionally, or materially,” the authors write. With their help, readers will find themselves more confident and secure in a volatile and uncertain world. When you learn to identify most strongly with that invincible core–your bulletproof spirit–you tap into the truest source of security available to you. And while there’s no foolproof way to stay out of the proverbial line of fire, the information, inspiration, and tools in this book will provide you with an emotional bulletproof vest, a way to take hits and come out on top.

Synopsis:

Drawing on their own personal experiences of loss, tragedy, and grief, a peace promoter and a spiritual counselor reveal thirty essential keys to emotional and spiritual resilience in the face of crises, explaining how to transform a challenge or setback into an opportunity for empowerment. 35,000 first printing.

Synopsis:

When life deals you a particularly difficult blow or a staggering loss, how do you handle it? If you're like most, you might think Why me?, struggle to find your way, or lash out at those around you. But there are a select few who seem emotionally hardier, who are able to face life's physical, emotional, and financial hits undeterred and perhaps even forge ahead, empowered in the face of adversity. These people aren't more deserving or luckier than the rest of us; they simply think differently-they are connected with their steady inner self and find strength where others might see meaninglessness; they make life-affirming choices instead of defeatist ones. In short, they are spiritually bulletproof. They face as many of life's slings and arrows as the rest of us, but they don't succumb to hardship or misfortune. And you can be one of them.

In The Secrets of the Bulletproof Spirit, renowned peace activist Azim Khamisa and inspirational speaker

About the Author

Following the murder of his son in 1995, Azim Khamisa founded the Tariq Khamisa Foundation and the subsequent forgiveness movement, which has reached millions. In 2002, he received Search for Common Ground’s prestigious Award for Building Peaceful Communities. In 2004 he participated in the Synthesis Dialogues with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and in 2006 he received the Spirit of Crazy Horse Award from the Reclaiming Youth Network. Azim is also the recipient of the California Peace Prize. He lives in La Jolla, California.

Jillian Quinn is an associate minister at the Interfaith Temple in New York City. She is a member of Spiritual Directors International and is a life and spiritual coach who has reached thousands across the country through her workshops and classes. She recovered from the loss of her third child by traveling to the other side of the world to adopt a child who had lost her mother. She lives in Millbrook, New York, with her husband and three children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780345512772
Subtitle:
How to Bounce Back from Life's Hardest Hits
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Author:
Quinn, Jillian
Author:
Jillian Quinn
Author:
Khamisa, Azim
Author:
Azim Khamisa and Jillian Quinn
Author:
Azim Khamisa
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Subject:
Self-Help : Spiritual
Subject:
General
Subject:
Personal Growth - General
Subject:
Spiritual
Subject:
Resilience (Personality trait)
Subject:
General Self-Help
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20090224
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
288

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"Synopsis" by , Drawing on their own personal experiences of loss, tragedy, and grief, a peace promoter and a spiritual counselor reveal thirty essential keys to emotional and spiritual resilience in the face of crises, explaining how to transform a challenge or setback into an opportunity for empowerment. 35,000 first printing.
"Synopsis" by , When life deals you a particularly difficult blow or a staggering loss, how do you handle it? If you're like most, you might think Why me?, struggle to find your way, or lash out at those around you. But there are a select few who seem emotionally hardier, who are able to face life's physical, emotional, and financial hits undeterred and perhaps even forge ahead, empowered in the face of adversity. These people aren't more deserving or luckier than the rest of us; they simply think differently-they are connected with their steady inner self and find strength where others might see meaninglessness; they make life-affirming choices instead of defeatist ones. In short, they are spiritually bulletproof. They face as many of life's slings and arrows as the rest of us, but they don't succumb to hardship or misfortune. And you can be one of them.

In The Secrets of the Bulletproof Spirit, renowned peace activist Azim Khamisa and inspirational speaker

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