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Option B : Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, And Finding Joy (2017)
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Published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017
Edition:  First edition
Description:  226 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9781524732684, 1524732680,
Language:  English


"From Facebook's COO and Wharton's top-rated professor, the #1New York Timesbest-selling authors ofLean InandOriginals:a powerful, inspiring, and practical book about building resilience and moving forward after life's inevitable setbacks. After the sudden death of her husband, Sheryl Sandberg felt certain that she and her children would never feel pure joy again. "I was in 'the void,'" she writes, "a vast emptiness that fills your heart and lungs and restricts your ability to think or even breathe." Her friend Adam Grant, a psychologist at Wharton, told her there are concrete steps people can take to recover and rebound from life-shattering experiences. We are not born with a fixed amount of resilience. It is a muscle that everyone can build. Option B combines Sheryl's personal insights with Adam's eye-opening research on finding strength in the face of adversity. Beginning with the gut-wrenching moment when she finds her husband, Dave Goldberg, collapsed on a gym floor, Sheryl opens up her heart--and her journal--to describe the acute grief and isolation she felt in the wake of his death. But Option B goes beyond Sheryl's loss to explore how a broad range of people have overcome hardships including illness, job loss, sexual assault, natural disasters, and the violence of war. Their stories reveal the capacity of the human spirit to persevere. and to rediscover joy. Resilience comes from deep within us and from support outside us. Even after the most devastating events, it is possible to grow by finding deeper meaning and gaining greater appreciation in our lives. Option B illuminates how to help others in crisis, develop compassion for ourselves, raise strong children, and create resilient families, communities, and workplaces. Many of these lessons can be applied to everyday struggles, allowing us to brave whatever lies ahead. Two weeks after losing her husband, Sheryl was preparing for a father-child activity. "I want Dave," she cried. Her friend replied, "Option A is not available," and then promised to help her make the most of Option B. We all live some form of Option B. This book will help us all make the most of it"--

"The author's experience with grief after the sudden death of her husband, combined with social science on resilience"--

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Additional Credits:
Grant, Adam M., author

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Option B

Life is never perfect! When option A is not available, there is option B…
Sheryl Sandberg is Facebook’s chief operating officer. Option B is about how Sheryl Sandberg was able to put her life back together after the unexpected death of her husband Dave Goldberg.
Sheryl is extremely open throughout this book, which makes you feel that you are reading her memoir. She explains her own experiences along with research and principles for building resilience in personal lives and in workplaces. Sheryl Sandberg questions what helps people cope with distress and move on. Self-esteem, optimism, or self-compassion? Why do we only find compassion for others, but not ourselves? She tells us how self-compassion and journaling became a key part of her recovery.
This book is beneficial for both men and women. It is not only for people who suffer from losing someone, but also who lost a job, has a serious illness, or is a victim of sexual assault…
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