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The Good Crisis

How to conquer your fears and master life’s crises

We can all be struck down overnight by a crisis, professional or private, and find ourselves helpless in the face of the resulting devastation. So how do we cope with it? Where do we go from here? Journalist Sibylle Barden-Fürchtenicht speaks to those who have suffered severe crises—at work, in their private lives, in matters of the heart.
Anxieties, serious illnesses, mental anguish, lifelong dreams and forgiveness: the main thing is not to let it get you down. It’s about bouncing back. Interviewees describe the strategies that helped them, demonstrating why it is you can’t roll with the punches by using your head alone, why you must put your heart into it and confront your fears – and why our main problem isn’t ignorance, it’s apathy.

- true stories about genuine crises
- small steps towards courage and hope
- with many helpful tips and valuable advice

Press review:
“In an absorbing manner, the crisis-ridden interviewees describe burnouts, illnesses, love and loss, death and the demise of their safe existences with remarkable candour.”
- STERN Gesund Leben


dtv Ratgeber
336 pages, ISBN 978-3-423-34894-2
23. September 2016