We live in difficult times. People have suffered great loss in personal wealth, economic security, emotional well being, health, and trust in a better future. When hope is lost, fear takes over and physical and emotional breakdown result. Bouncing Back: How to Recover When life Knocks You Down, published by Morgan James, provides inspirational stories and simple proven methods to help individuals survive, recover, and prosper during life’s most challenging circumstances. Dr. Mann provides a wealth of information to help the reader manifest real, tangible success.
Dr. Ronald L. Mann has interviewed world-class athletes who have faced overwhelming and life-threatening circumstances and have emerged whole, intact, and victorious. Their inspirational stories provide the insight and direction for overcoming personal disasters and achieving great success in all aspects of life, both on and off the field. These great athletes such as football legend Jim Brown, boxing champions Jose Torres and Diego “Chico” Corrales, Olympic Gold Medalist and creator of the Fosbury flop in high jump Dick Fosbury, Baseball greats Doug DeCinces and Buck Rogers, and Women’s World Long Drive Campion Lee Brandon reveal personal insights and key principles that kept them engaged and preserving during their most difficult life tests. Doug Decinces replaced third base legend Brooks Robinson. Doug was twenty-four years old and had thirty thousand people booing him because he was not Brooks Robinson. His story is chilling and riveting.
Dr. Mann brings a life long understanding of psychology, spiritual development and peak performance coaching to this book. He is a best selling author of Sacred Healing: Integrating Spirituality with Psychotherapy and adds a depth of wisdom and insights into the life stories of these great athletes.
Dr. Mann and these great athletes demonstrate that, “If you can hold a positive mental state that affirms, ‘God will provide,’ you can be supported through the trials and tribulations of physical, psychological, and economic crises.” Bouncing Back provides the inspirational stories regarding this truth and shows you how to accomplish it.
Lee Brandon, the RE/MAX Women’s World Long Drive Champion, and had her arm surgically replaced after it was amputated in an accident when she was a teenager. She died on the operating table and had a profound death experience that brought her back to life and set her on a course of recovery, service and success. It took her seven years to rehab her arm and regain function. Her story provides both the psychological guidance and spiritual inspiration to find meaning, hope, purpose and direction when life gets really tough. She shares her amazing story regarding how she recovered and those who were most helpful in that process.
Bouncing Back goes far beyond great sports achievement. It provides the inspiration, guidance, and direction for a successful life during difficult and challenging times. Dr. Mann shares profound wisdom and gives you the tools to accomplish great things. “The mind and heart orchestrate what the body will do. When your mind is open to great possibilities, then greatness can follow.” Dr. Mann and these great athletes show you how to open your heart and integrate the depth of your psychological strengths with your spiritual realization to manifest what you need to recover and bounce back from disaster.
This book provides specific sections for self-analysis so you can determine your strengths and weaknesses and know exactly where you need to direct your efforts for recovery and self-improvement. Success, especially during the most challenging times, requires a degree of personal clarity and direction. Football’s great player, Jim Brown, shared his thoughts with Dr. Mann on this very topic. “If a human being gets pure enough, there wouldn’t be damn thing we couldn’t do. If we had the ability to internally go to the right state, we would probably fly.” How do we get to that pure state? Bouncing Back will guide you!
The great athletes like Doug DeCinces and Buck Rogers teach us that, “The wisest and most adaptive individuals have the inner strength and mental clarity to perceive what is right for them in that moment. They are not merely following old conditioning and blending in with convention.” Bouncing Back will give you the insight and technology to transform your life. This information is designed to provide a foundation for young people as well as adults of all ages to help them throughout life. These athletes were able to succeed and overcome adversity, and so can you. They explain the importance of coaching and openness to change.
Dr. Mann highlights the eight essential elements that drive peak performance and success during the most difficult of times and teaches the importance of adjustment, individuation, spiritual awareness, the ability to be coached, heart, positive mental state, emotional intelligence, and self-belief. These are the foundational qualities that have led to great preparation, recovery, and success. These are tested by the greatest athletes and are proven to work. Read Bouncing Back to find out how you are doing in these important areas and the simple, proven methods to change your life.