Bounce Back Stronger: Finding Peace and Purpose After Loss

What if every setback was a stepping stone to the life you really want?

In this refreshingly honest, compassionate, and compelling guide, resilience expert, life/career coach, and yoga therapist Donna Y. Ferris shares insights from decades of successfully balancing a thriving home life with a corporate career. Each bite-sized chapter is filled with humor, wisdom, and science, empowering you to:

  • Rewire your brain so you can overcome life’s challenges
  • Act in the way you want rather than react to what comes your way
  • Expand your bubble to find a community of lasting support and connection
  • Convert the energy of loss into healthy activities and behaviors that bring you joy
  • Create a purposeful life you love

Full of achievable baby steps, and vulnerable personal stories, Bounce Back Stronger is not just a book; it’s a roadmap for anyone ready to move forward and build the life they truly want.” Are you ready to take the first step?

Bounce Back Stronger is a compelling, humorous, and educational essential for any bookshelf. For those suffering a loss or living with grief, Donna Y. Ferris is a comforting companion, offering reassurance and resources. This book is like sharing tea with your closest friend, taking months of therapy and visiting a sage on the mount all at once. Her practical, high-impact suggestions give you the tools you need to navigate your personalized journey through grief with resilience, clarity and confidence.”

~ Erin Byron, psychotherapist and author of Safety First

“Bouncing back from life’s challenges is how we build up our capacity for resilience and Ferris’ book offers readers a kind helping hand in doing so. This book is an ode to small moments every day– knowing and trusting what will unfold when we commit to ourselves for the sake of our healing.”

~ Sharon Salzberg, author of Lovingkindness and Real Life

“An honest and authentic sharing of grief and loss, with great exercises and suggestions to really help us shift into healing. Love the affirmations!  If you’re dealing with loss, this is an excellent place to start.”

~ Cristina Leeson, International Psychic and Spiritual Leader

“The essential practices and perspectives offered in Ferris’ work center around a crucial understanding:  in order to change our lives, in order to build a more resilient, meaningful and/or happier life, we must choose to actively shape our days. Each suggestion here offers clear guidance to enable us to navigate difficult moments and take advantage of possibility in ways that cultivate strength, calm, clarity and positivity. It is a rich and accessible buffet of choice for anyone!”

~ Dr. Maria Sirois, author of A Short Course in Happiness After Loss (and Other Dark, Difficult Times)