To Break or Bounce

Finding Balance, Stability, and Resilience in Our Lives

Non-Fiction - Motivational
200 Pages
Reviewed on 01/03/2020
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Author Biography

Dr. Shelley Plumb is a woman on a mission. As a wife, mother, physician, and executive producer at PlumbTalk Productions, she focuses her gifts on uplifting and inspiring others. Adversity came early for Shelley, when at seven years old, she lost her mother in a fatal car accident. She has been a living legacy of perseverance ever since. Driven to encourage and energize others, Shelley refuses to let personal trauma define her.

Shelley received her undergraduate degree with honors from Pacific University and went on to earn her doctorate degree from Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine. She served as Chief Podiatry Resident at the prestigious Crozer-Chester Medical Center of Pennsylvania, where she completed her podiatric surgical training. Late in her surgical career, Shelley transitioned from a foot and ankle surgeon to a developing PlumbTalk Productions; a multimedia production company.

As the founder, CEO, and executive producer at Plumb Talk Productions, Shelley provides worldwide state-of-the-art video production services for businesses. She assists individuals in achieving their lifelong ambitions through increased exposure and the power of video marketing. She is revered in her professional community for her creativity and attention to detail.

It was not an easy transition from physician to entrepreneur, but with the support of her family and friends Shelley continues to thrive as a producer, video coach and prominent speaker. Forever thankful for the competent team at PlumbTalk Productions, Shelley is the embodiment of a renaissance woman uplifting and empowering others through her words and actions.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

To Break or Bounce: Finding Balance, Stability, and Resilience in Our Lives by Dr. Shelley Plumb takes readers on a journey along with the author and gives them glimpses of her life beginning with the loss of her mother when she was young. Her personal experiences and sufferings - ranging from divorce to sexual harassment to professional burnout and painful challenges - give insights into the darkest moments of her life and how they played an important role in shaping her into the person she ended up being. The book is a good tool to help readers understand the importance of embracing things as they are, letting go of the constant effort to be perfect, being flexible in adverse situations, and striving for balance.

To Break or Bounce spreads positive vibes and will motivate readers to bounce back. It gives them awareness about their freedom to choose their response, and not to break but bounce back from adversity and light up the world. The author is honest when it comes to speaking about her life and shares intimate details of her life, giving readers hope and encouragement to heal their lives. It is a good book to help readers reflect and deal with the adversities in their lives in a positive way, and also make them realize the importance of setting boundaries. Dr. Shelley Plumb's strength, resilience, positivity, determination, courage, and hope make the book an engaging read to get motivated while dealing with the good and bad moments of life.