• Any Ordinary Day: Blindsides, Resilience and What Happens After the Worst Day 9780143789963

Any Ordinary Day: Blindsides, Resilience and What Happens After the Worst Day
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 next? In this wise and layered book, Leigh talks intimately with people who?ve 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 questions we too often ignore out of awkwardness. Along the way, she offers an unguarded account of her own challenges and what she?s learned about coping with life?s unexpected blows. Warm, 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 don?t know we have.Book DescriptionThe day that turns a life upside down usually starts like any other, but what happens the day after? Dual Walkley Award-winner Leigh Sales investigates how ordinary people endure the unthinkable.About the AuthorLeigh Sales is one of Australia?s most respected journalists. As the anchor of the ABC?s flagship current affairs program, 7.30, she has interviewed dozens of world leaders and celebrities, including Hillary Clinton, Tony Blair, Henry Kissinger, the Dalai Lama, Paul McCartney, Patti Smith, Harrison Ford, Leonardo DiCaprio and Julie Andrews. She has interviewed every living Australian prime minister and also anchors the ABC?s federal election coverage. Leigh is the winner of two Walkley Awards, Australia?s highest journalism honour; the author of the books Detainee 002 and On Doubt; and the co-host of a popular podcast called Chat 10, Looks 3 with Annabel Crabb. Payment Shipping Returns PayPal is the preferred payment method Alternative methods may be available for selected listings.All prices include GST. If you require a tax invoice, please let us know and we will email one across. Depending on the item, orders are shipped on various days.International direct imports prices include delivery fees, import taxes and GSTDomestic deliveries are generally shipped out within 2 business days, please review the ETA for an idea of the delivery date but for a more accurate arrival estimate, do not hesitate to get in touch.Orders will be sent out via one of the below methods depending on the item and where you live:Australia PostTOLLFastwayCouriers PleaseIndependent Couriers (Sydney Only)International orders are sent via Sendle or Australia Post depending on the size. Please note: 's ETA for international orders is extremely inaccurate. If you would like a better estimate, please get in touch with us before you purchase. In some cases, tracking may not be available until the item reaches the destination country or not at all. Return policies vary depending on the item. Please see the return page for information on this items policy. As a general rule of thumb, we can accept returns of non clearance items within 14 days of receipt once they have not been opened and remain in the original packaging.
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Any Ordinary Day: Blindsides, Resilience and What Happens After the Worst Day 9780143789963

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