The Upper Hand: Leveraging Limitations to Turn Adversity Into Advantage

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Blue Moon Publishers, May 4, 2021 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 120 pages

In life, we all face struggles, and we all handle these struggles differently. This book will help you overcome the adversities you currently face (and those you haven't faced yet) by giving you the tools you need, to get The Upper Hand. At its basic definition, winning The Upper Hand means to gain an advantage or control over a person or situation. The purpose of this book is not to put you in a winning position over another person. Plot twist. It's to give you The Upper Hand over yourself. This isn't an answer book for how to live a happy life. Nah. You have to find the answers yourself. Besides, I don't know what the future has in store for you. But I do know that you'll have hurdles thrown at you that you didn't see coming. And some of them will hurt more than others. This book will help you through those days when the world seems hell-bent on tearing you down. This is a quick read that gets straight to the point on every page, helping you to shift your mindset so that you can win the moment in the moment every single time./

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About the author (2021)

Chris Ruden is an international keynote speaker, elite powerlifter, entrepreneur, disabled model, and advocate. Despite having being born with only two fingers on his left hand and a shorter left arm, he can deadlift over 675 pounds and is on track to becoming the World's strongest adaptive athlete. At nineteen years of age, Chris was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes, and while it took time to accept his disease, it's that diagnosis he credits for his career in speaking. On stages (and screens) worldwide, Chris speaks about diversity, inclusion, and overcoming adversity. Through his humorous, logical, and passionate presentations, Chris uses his struggle to inspire thousands of people to overcome the difficulties they may face in their lives. Now his book, The Upper Hand, gives readers the simple tools they need to turn any perceived adversity into an advantage.While Chris has a bachelor's degree and a list of fitness, therapy, and life coaching certifications (and appeared on The Rock's TV Show, Titan Games),his career highlights include helping an 11-year-old with cerebral palsy to walk and an 85-year-old woman beat cancer (twice). Chris is an advocate for fitness, managing diabetes, and the power of a positive mindset in overcoming any limitation.

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