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Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 336 Vendor: Simon & Schuster Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 8.44 X 5.50 (inches) ISBN: 1439131562 ISBN-13: 9781439131565 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
Now in paperback from the #1 New York Times bestselling author and advice guru, Dr. Phil—a practical and inspiring guide to overcoming life’s seven biggest crises.
Sooner or later, every adult faces a potentially devastating situation. Dealing with a traumatic event—whether it’s the loss of a loved one or a sudden illness—requires skills and insights very different to those used to manage day-to-day turbulence. And no author is as equipped as Dr. Phil to guide readers in navigating their most trying moments.
With his trademark calm and prescriptive approach, Dr. Phil divides these life-altering events into seven categories—including loss, fear, adaptability (or lack thereof), physical and mental health—and then teaches readers how to take control in each case. He identifies the different problems that can arise during crisis, from forced changes in plans to fraught emotions to indecision, and shows how to overcome them, step by step. Real Life offers advice both on preparing for extreme moments and for dealing with those situations that occur with absolutely no warning. Sensible yet reassuring, it’s filled with lessons, anecdotes, and thoughtful advice that will make the difference between coping with and conquering a problem, even on life’s very worst days.
Dr. Phil McGraw is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Family First, The Ultimate Weight Solution, Life Strategies, Relationship Rescue, and Self Matters. One of the world’s foremost experts in the field of human functioning, he is the host of the nationally syndicated television show Dr. Phil. He and his family live in Los Angeles.