My Recent Articles
Overcoming Challenges: Bouncing Back From Adversity
Overcoming challenges in life is something we all must learn to do. I grew up in a home with ridiculous amounts of drug and alcohol use, was a care-giver to my ill wife for many years, had a house burn down, was widowed at thirty-four years old, was a single parent with three daughters under […]
Healing from Trauma – A Story of Hope
It was November 26, 1996, I didn’t need healing from trauma. I had a great job, three amazing daughters, and a beautiful wife, Kameo. Life was good. It was two days before Thanksgiving. I came home early from work to see if I could help Kameo. We had spoken on the phone a couple hours […]
Lonely and Bored? How to Change Your Life.
How do we stop feeling lonely and bored? When I was only four years old my family, including aunts, uncles, and cousins, went on a vacation to Mesa Verde National Park. We found a short trail that took us to a picnic area surrounded by the beautiful trees of the forest. It was a perfect […]
Facing Challenges: How I Got Here
Facing Challenges in life often seems continuous and frequently daunting and overwhelming. This web site as well as my book Bounce Back: Finding Joy During Times of Adversity, is a look into my journey to face challenges and find happiness. I grew up in a home with huge amounts of drug and alcohol abuse present, […]
How to Manifest Your Dreams
How to manifest your dreams is in essence a spiritual desire. My spiritual journey started many years ago and included a time when I read The Power of Intention by the remarkable Dr. Wayne Dyer. I was always naturally a driven, motivated person and routinely set goals. But intuitively I knew there was a better […]
Strength in Adversity – Life’s Greatest Challenge
Anna’s Story It was the early fall, the leaves were gently changing colors, and I sat looking out the panoramic window at Anna’s home in Salt Lake City. As we sat down to talk, Anna rested comfortably in the large puffy couch, wearing sweats and a blue tank top. Her lovely, dark brunette hair was […]
If you want to look at your life and grow this book will point you in the right direction. I frequently doubt myself and how others see me. Jack’s book helped me realize I am perfect just as I am. How can anything from God be any less. I highly recommend this book.
This author is an incredible human being with an amazing (and practical) outlook on life after all the crap he has been through. Why can’t everything in life be so obvious and so helpful
Life can be so challenging. Sometimes we just need a little help. Jack’s experiences and engaging way of sharing them was both entertaining and inspiring. It helped me take some steps in my life to find more happiness in my life. Like I said, sometimes we just need a little help.
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Bounce Back: Finding Joy During Times of Adversity
By Jack Ryser
Jack cared for his beautiful wife who suffered with lupus for many years, had a home burn down, was widowed at thirty-four years old, was a single parent with three daughters under eight, remarried four years later, had a baby pass away at birth, survived a devastating divorce, had a once successful company go out of business, suffered bankruptcy, and struggled with intense depression. Life simply had become too hard, Jack either needed to do something to find joy or he would be unable to continue. Bounce Back: Finding Joy During Times of Adversity details the steps Jack took to find joy that he didn’t know could exist. This happiness is with him despite the continued adversity that is in his life. You can find the same peace and joy in your life by using the Bounce Back strategies.