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Bounce by Gill Hasson, Sue Hadfield

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Chapter 1

What is bounce?

At Sleeping Beauty’s christening, the fairy godmothers circled her cot and each gave a wish for the baby’s future life. One wished she would be beautiful, the next that she would be virtuous, the next wished for musical talent, and the next for wit. What quality would you wish for a baby that would help them through life today? What quality do you wish for yourself?

The problem with the qualities and abilities that you would like is that there is no guarantee they will last or that they will, ultimately, help you in life. Whatever your beauty or your talent, nothing can stop problems, pain and stress happening to you; they are part of life. Adversity and difficulties are inevitable, but the level of stress and suffering ...

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