The Art of Balance: Staying Sane in an Insane World
Publisher: Transformations Press
ISBN 10: 0984699465
ISBN 13: 978-0984699469
Stressed out? Does life seem harder than it should? Then you've come to the right place.
The Battle for Balance is a life and death struggle. Stay balanced, and we enjoy life to the fullest. Lose balance, and life gets hard.
In The Art of Balance: Staying Sane in an Insane World, life coach and psychotherapist David J. Bookbinder shows you how to stay on top of the forces that unbalance us, recover quickly if you get knocked down, and be prepared whenever life throws you a curve ball.
The Art of Balance doesn't just "give a man a fish," so he can eat that day. It teaches you how to fish. Time-tested self-help tools and techniques are integrated into a system that helps you create your own tools, develop your own techniques, refine your own strategies—and thereby become the master of your destiny. You'll learn:
- The 6-step process for recovering and maintaining life balance
- How to recognize when your balance is shaky—before you fall
- How to boost your emotional resilience and stay steady on your feet
- How to fend off unbalancers if they strike
When you follow the steps revealed in The Art of Balance, you're sure to move forward with a spring in your step that won't get unsprung.More about The Art of Balance six-step system
The six-step system you'll learn in The Art of Balance is flexible and adaptable. You can use it to handle both chronic problems that take us down a little at a time and sudden events that knock us flat. Here are a few examples.
You'll learn how to stay centered when life hits you hard:
- Romantic breakup
- Job loss
- Financial crisis
- Illness or accident
- Loss of someone close
And, The Art of Balance will also help you tackle chronic stresses, such as:
- Work/Life imbalance
- Medical issues
It's a system you can adapt not only to the issues you face today, but also to the unknowns down the road, so you can move confidently into your future.
Exceptionally 'real world practical,' impressively informed and informative, thoughtful and thought-provoking, inspired and inspiring, The Art of Balance: Staying Sane in an Insane World is an ideal and potentially life enhancing read that is unreservedly recommended.
- Midwest Book Review
About the Author
David J. Bookbinder is a psychotherapist, life coach, and photographer. He came to psychotherapy after a transformative near-death experience shifted him toward art and healing. As a coach and therapist, for the past 15 years he has helped people find balance, build resilience, overcome fear, and expand their lives.
David has been taking photographs since he was six. His award-winning Flower Mandala images were inspired by the paintings of Georgia O'Keeffe and the flower photographs of Harold Feinstein, with whom he briefly studied.
In addition to THE ART OF BALANCE: STAYING SANE IN AN INSANE WORLD and PATHS TO WHOLENESS: FIFTY-TWO FLOWER MANDALAS, he is the author of two coloring books for adults based on his Flower Mandalas, a book about American folk music, and three books about computer software.
David lives and works north of Boston and is a native of Buffalo, New York.