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This Too Shall Pass

Stories of Change, Crises and Hopeful Beginnings
Narrated by: Julia Samuel
Length: 13 hrs and 11 mins
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Summary

Brought to you by Penguin.   

Nearly all of us find change difficult. But what wisdom can we glean from 'having a wobble' or 'going through a rough patch'? 

Psychotherapist Julia Samuel guides us through how the most troublesome times of our lives can teach us to grow and transform ourselves.  

This Too Shall Pass unflinchingly deals with major issues relating to: family, love, work, health and identity. We follow the personal narratives of 20 or so everyday people in their 20s to 80s during their most vulnerable and transformative experiences. 

We follow Jackson's character-building story of first love; Rachel's difficult return from maternity leave; Maria's midlife love crisis; Sara's hopeful new life as a refugee and Owen's well-received coming out.   

These are unforgettable and deeply intimate yet universal stories. They will resonate with each and every one of us and enlighten our own journeys in times of change - both good and bad.

©2019 Julia Samuel (P)2019 Penguin Audio

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Depressing and monotone rather posh voice reading unremarkable book. Can’t imaging she’s a very good therapist. Waste of money

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The book was narrated without any passion, very monotonous. Would be useful for someone focusing on transitions, therefore I think this is the wrong book selected for me

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Agree with last review

Stopped listening a third of the way through, just didn't get me interested enough to want to listen. Shame.

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