“Bouncing Back” is released, a manual for retraining the brain for joy and resilience in preparation for the reopening of the world

A timely solution for people struggling over the past year, Bouncing Back: A How-to Manual for Joy with Minimal Energy Expenditure by D. Pichardo-Johansson, MD has been released worldwide. This 215-page guidebook is a collection of both real stories and actionable strategies to help readers transform adversity into a gateway for a more joyful, fulfilling life, all while spending minimal time and energy.

No. 1 bestselling author J.J. Hebert raves: “This should be everyone’s go-to manual for self-improvement. Dr. Pichardo-Johansson’s background as a medical doctor, cancer survivor and Life Coach make her the ultimate authority on finding joy in your life.” Hebert concludes, “No matter your situation, Bouncing Back can help you get back onto your feet and thrive.”

Bouncing Back: A How-to Manual for Joy with Minimal Energy Expenditure (ISBN: 9781736734223) can be purchased through retailers worldwide, including barnesandnoble.com and Amazon. The paperback retails for $14.99. Wholesale orders are available through Ingram.

From the back cover:

Do you want to be happier but don’t have time or energy for self-improvement? Get a joy-battery jumpstart!

Dr. Pichardo-Johansson, a board-certified oncologist turned cancer survivor and Life Coach, shares the practical tools she’s refined over twenty years of transforming perspectives. Designed for the direst cases, these easy hacks work miracles with day-to-day heartbreak and can uplift anyone, regardless of lack of time, energy, or experience with joy.

Alternating simple step-by-step guides with an engaging story-telling format, Dr. Pichardo-Johansson enlightens the reader through inspiring real cases and her own life story. This book is also an entertaining memoir of her path to becoming an expert in resilience – from her navigating children with special needs, to surviving cancer, to thriving after career burnout. Through her story, she illustrates how every setback can become the springboard for a more fulfilling life.

Learn how to:

• Raise your capacity for joy every day (even when you lack time or energy)
• Use customized joy rituals to re-wire the brain for lasting change
• Recover quickly from life setbacks
• Develop a resilience mindset that will allow you to thrive through acute or chronic challenges
• Navigate the delicate line of embracing a negative situation while not giving up on improving it
• Use heartbreak and human conflict as tools to foster growth and a deeper capacity for love
And much more

Whether you’re dealing with a terrible cancer diagnosis or just the plain blues of the simple human condition, this book is for you.

About the author

Dr. Pichardo-Johansson is a retired physician, Life Coach, and author of nine books. After fifteen years practicing oncology and becoming a cancer survivor herself, she decided she no longer wanted to make a living fighting death. Instead, she now teaches people to fully enjoy life. She specializes in helping professional women find authentic joy and love, and helping clients reinvent themselves after life-shaking events.

Dr. Pichardo-Johansson is a Summa Cum Laude graduate who obtained her Medical Degree at Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra Dominican Republic. She completed an Internal Medicine residency at Wayne State University in Detroit and a Hematology-Oncology fellowship and masters in clinical investigation at Northwestern University/Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. She received her Life Coach Certification from Robbins-Madanes/Strategic Intervention Center.

She’s had a lifelong interest in personal development, mind-body-spirit medicine, and the healing powers of love and laughter. Her mottos are “The best medicine is a strong desire to be alive” and “The biggest tragedy is not death – it’s failing to live with passion.” Her passions include music, traveling, and fiction writing. She has published eight romance and mystery novels.

Dr. Pichardo-Johansson lives in Melbourne Beach, Florida with her soulmate husband and he four beloved children, including twins with special needs.

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