This Too Shall Pass

Julia, Samuel

£9.99

We live in a culture of limitless choice – and life is now more complex than ever. In ‘This Too Shall Pass’, acclaimed psychotherapist Julia Samuel draws on hours of conversations with her patients to show how we can learn to adapt and thrive during our most difficult and transformative experiences. Illuminated by the latest social and psychological research, this book unflinchingly deals with the hard times in family, love, work, health and identity. From a woman deciding whether to leave her husband for a younger lover, to a father handling a serious medical diagnosis. And from a new mother struggling with the decision to return to work, to a young man dealing with the aftermath of coming out, and a woman starting over after losing her job.

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‘One of the most valuable books I’ve ever read’ Adwoa Aboah
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If change is the natural order of things, why do we struggle with the huge milestones in our lives?

At a time when even the most certain things feel disrupted, acclaimed psychotherapist Julia Samuel provides an antidote to the chaos we are all feeling. In this Sunday Times bestseller, Julia draws on hours of conversations with her patients to show how we can learn to adapt and even thrive during our most difficult and transformative experiences.

From a new mother struggling with the decision to return to work, to a father handling a serious medical diagnosis, from a woman deciding whether to leave her husband for a younger lover, to a man struggling to repair his marriage after the trauma of suffering with COVID-19 in the ICU, this book unflinchingly deals with the hard times in family, love, work, health and identity.

Illuminated by the latest social and psychological research, these 19 powerful, unforgettable and deeply intimate stories about everyday people will inform our understanding of our own unique response to change and improve the way we approach challenges at every stage of life.
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‘Examines the power that comes from dealing effectively with change’ Elizabeth Day

Additional information

Weight 200 g
Dimensions 200 × 130 × 19 mm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

xiv, 348

Language

English

Edition

Updated Edition

Dewey

155.24 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K