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    Any Ordinary Day is an exploration of what comes next after trauma interrupts life Leigh’s writing style is contemplative honest exposed and infinitely kind The respect she shows her interviewees in combination with considered research yields incredibly meaningful reflections After reading this book I feel a little less afraid of the fears that can keep one awake at night a little optimistic and certainly determined to look for the brig

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    For this book journalist Leigh Sales interviewed people who’ve been blindsided by sudden tragedy and those who h

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    Gee she wrote it well great turn of phrase vivid descriptions beautifully written At first I was wanting to learn I was searching for greater meaning out of her glorious opportunity to interview those who have experienced and learnt through great disasters It wasn’t until the end of the book that Leigh’s summaries started to give me the p

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    An absorbing memoir of the human condition featuring frank insights and stories of courageous Australians who ha

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    An interesting revelation of an Iconic Australian TV Presenter Her strengths her vulnerability and the pattern of her though

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    One of the most interesting but confronting books I've read in a while The real life stories which we all know told by those involve

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    Leigh writes beautifully and you can tell who emotionally intelligent she is She writes so that the reader is educated but not so that the language used is too difficult to read perfect for those looking to understand grief and how to deal with adverse events

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    It was interesting to read the sensitive way Leigh Sales handled the interviewsAt times I found the writing a bit repetitive nonetheless I highly recommend this book

  9. says:

    Any Ordinary Day by Leigh Sales is good literary journalism So good I read it uickly in three sittingsA mix of in

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    A great book following the research of an as Australian journalist Interviews with truly phenomenal people and how they survived life's catast

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    I was drawn to this book out of respect for the author as an investigative journalist and because she is a very fair interviewer I knew the subject would be explored thoroughly and with integrity It wasThe author acknowledges “If you often watch the news you may come to believe that the events that are reported terrorist attacks shark maulings child abductions are common than they really are”This book explores a number of p

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    Speaks about the scariest most painful and traumatic incidents and possibilities in a warm non harrowing deeply comforting way Somehow this is not confronting No wallowing no mawkishness no indulging in the morbid Sensible sensitive thoughtful insights about how people go on in the face of what we dread the most Very readable and I never r

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    I was in the middle of reading this book on 15th March a week ago on a very ordinary day when disaster struck i

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Read ´ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Æ Leigh Sales

As a journalist Leigh Sales often encounters people experiencing the worst moments of their lives in the full glare of the media But one particular string of bad news stories and a terrifying brush with her own mortality sent her looking for answers about how vulnerable each of us is to a life changing event What are our chances of actually experiencing one What do we fear most and why And when the worst does happen what comes nextIn this wise and layered book Leigh talks intimately with people whove faced the unimaginable from terrorism to natural disaster to simply being in the wrong place at the wrong time Expecting broken lives she instead finds strength hope even humour Leigh brilliantly condenses the cutting edge research on the way the human brain processes fear and grief and poses the uestions we too often ignore out of awkwardness Along the way she offers an unguarded account of her own challenges and what shes learned about coping with lifes unexpected blowsWarm candid and empathetic this book is about what happens when ordinary people on ordinary days are forced to suddenly find the resilience most of us dont know we have. An interesting revelation of an Iconic Australian TV Presenter Her strengths her vulnerability and the pattern of her thoughts A look behind the the facade of the dominant presenter that Leigh Sales depicts Her intelligence and her own issues in life and her analysis of people who have been headlines in the news was revealing But can Leigh respond with heart or only with intellect from a journalists view point

Summary Any Ordinary Day: Blindsides, Resilience and What Happens After the Worst Day of Your Life

Any Ordinary Day: Blindsides, Resilience and What Happens After the Worst Day of Your Life

As a journalist Leigh Sales often encounters people experiencing the worst moments of their lives in the full glare of the media But one particular string of bad news stories and a terrifying brush with her own mortality sent her looking for answers about how vulnerable each of us is to a life changing event What are our chances of actually experiencing one What do we fear most and why And when the worst does happen what comes nextIn this wise and layered book Leigh talks intimately with people whove faced the unimaginable from terrorism to natural disaster to simply being in the wrong place at the wrong time Expecting broken lives she instead finds strength hope even humour Leigh brilliantly condenses the cutting edge research on the way the human brain processes fear and grief and poses the uestions we too often ignore out of awkwardness Along the way she offers an unguarded account of her own challenges and what shes learned about coping with lifes unexpected blowsWarm candid and empathetic this book is about what happens when ordinary people on ordinary days are forced to suddenly find the resilience most of us dont know we have. For this book journalist Leigh Sales interviewed people who ve been blindsided by sudden tragedy and those who helped them through it Her uest was to find out how people cope afterwards She also did a lot of research in academic journals on such things as probability and coping styles The result is a wise and easy to read book that will help anyone affected in the same way and indeed any human at all given its sensible thoughts on the vagaries of human life Particularly valuable is the information on post traumatic growth We re so accustomed to hearing of people diagnosed with PTSD that it s a relief to know that in fact most people grow stronger in the face of tragedy Closure is a thing that may never come but the heartening lesson is that than mere survivors we are endurers and bad things

Read ´ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Æ Leigh Sales

As a journalist Leigh Sales often encounters people experiencing the worst moments of their lives in the full glare of the media But one particular string of bad news stories and a terrifying brush with her own mortality sent her looking for answers about how vulnerable each of us is to a life changing event What are our chances of actually experiencing one What do we fear most and why And when the worst does happen what comes nextIn this wise and layered book Leigh talks intimately with people whove faced the unimaginable from terrorism to natural disaster to simply being in the wrong place at the wrong time Expecting broken lives she instead finds strength hope even humour Leigh brilliantly condenses the cutting edge research on the way the human brain processes fear and grief and poses the uestions we too often ignore out of awkwardness Along the way she offers an unguarded account of her own challenges and what shes learned about coping with lifes unexpected blowsWarm candid and empathetic this book is about what happens when ordinary people on ordinary days are forced to suddenly find the resilience most of us dont know we have. Any Ordinary Day by Leigh Sales is good literary journalism So good I read it uickly in three sittingsA mix of interviews with people whose live have changed suddenly and often tragically statistical research and memoir by Leigh She reflects on her own writing and research for the book and her mistakes as a journalistI kept sending screenshots of wow moments to a friend who has finished itWhile the topic is uite dark and the interview subjects have been through some devastating tragedies the book is joyous There s wonderfully light moments like when Louisa Hope who was in the Lindt Cafe siege recalls joking to the surgeon that she would have liked some liposuction and the surgeon said her fat saved her some moments when you realise the power of selflessness like when Walter Mikac reached out su