Option B

Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy

Sheryl Sandberg & Adam Grant

Sheryl Sandberg shares a dreadful story of her husband’s death with a considerable amount of insights on how she learned to tackle the truth and overcome psychological obsessions with the tragedy. I did not pick this book at first because my expectation was low, provided that I had read seemingly similar stories of post-trauma victims: widows, war survivors, rape victims, etc. Luckily, I read it indeed.


I was wrong though I knew I was likely to be wrong. Each story offers its unique values. In Option B, Sheryl’s long-lasting grief to the tragedy is raw and as normal as I could find in other stories. Meanwhile, the journey Sheryl went through until the moment she openly talked with her children about their father’s death and found joy again is inspiring. The book is about resilience from inside and from the community.

Autumn 2020

June 18, 2020, 3:00:00 PM

4.0

non-fiction, self-help

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