Category Archives: Self Help/Personal Development Reviews

Editorial Review – Foundation Focus Freedom

 

Title: Foundation Focus Freedom: The 3 STEP PROCESS for Transforming your Mindset, Overcoming your Fears, and Harnessing Unimaginable Success

Author name: Terence Young

Genre: Self Help / Personal Development

 

This detailed book is designed for those who are ready to examine their lives and move forward from their current patterns of thought. The author, a former OB-GYN, uses the concept of birth and pregnancy to structure the development of a new way of thinking, working toward “delivering an enhanced version of yourself.”

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Editorial Review – Productivity Equation: The Four Step Process to Accomplishing More of What’s Important to You

 

Title: Productivity Equation: The Four Step Process to Accomplishing More of What’s Important to You

Author: Elita Torres

Genre: Business / Productivity

 

Most people have specific goals about what they want to accomplish in a specific time period, such as a day, month, or year. Everyone has days where they wish they could’ve been more productive, or even if they were quite productive, found more time for fun and relationships. Readers can find themselves wishing they were more efficient in the blocks of time they issue at work and at home. This takes knowledge, and readers of self-help and self-enrichment books are aware that a little bit of knowledge can go a long way.

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Editorial Review – Waking Up Human: A Survivor’s Guide

 

Title: Waking Up Human: A Survivor’s Guide

Author: Susan Aranda

Genre: Memoir / Self-Help

 

In Susan Aranda’s memoir, Waking Up Human, Aranda revisits her life experiences involving childhood trauma, heartbreak, motherhood, and aging parents. From being raised by an abusive mother, to going through two abusive marriages, to taking care of her dying father, this story of a strong woman who won’t give up will push readers to never let toxicity drag you down.

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Editorial Review – No One Can Escape The 4 Laws

 

Title: No One Can Escape The 4 Laws

Author: Eloy Rodrigo Colombo

Genre: Non-fiction

Written in an encouraging and forthright manner, No One Can Escape The 4 Laws shares where wealth comes from and how one can create more of it in broad terms that will be applicable to a variety of situations and careers.

Making money is all about creating rarities—objects or services that are useful to someone, are finite in number or amount, and can belong to someone. This is the first law of economics, according to the author, while the second is that every rarity has a price.

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Editorial Review – The Simple and Easy Manager

 

Title: The Simple and Easy Manager: What Managers Need to Know Before They Need to Know It

Author: Ned Parks

Genre: Non-Fiction

This is a short, entertaining read for professionals of all walks of life, whether one is a manager of a company or handles just one’s own “life.” The author uses the fictional story of Quentin Spalding to illustrate a variety of management principles, from discussions of how to make meetings work to creating a welcoming work environment.

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Editorial Review – Understanding the Patterns of Your Life

 

Title:  Understanding the Patterns of Your Life: Take Charge of Your Destiny

Author: George Pan Kouloukis

Genre: Self Help, Personal Transformation

This book explores a remarkable theory—that all human lives on the planet are locked into good and bad seasons which rotate every 16 to 17 years, transitioning on the same year worldwide. The author examines 22 famous people from the 1400s to present day to see which sort of seasons they enjoyed, when, and how their seasons impacted their lives and the world.

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Editorial Review – The LGBTQ Meditation Journal

 

Title: The LGBTQ Meditation Journal

Authors: Christopher Stone and Mary Sheldon

Genre: Non-fiction

This beautifully enriching novel is all about meditation, self-acceptance, and living your life with dignity, health, and happiness. This book is a meditation journal for the LGBTQ community but is designed and written in such a way that it is readable and beneficial for everyone. According to the authors, in order to benefit from this book, the reader should have the desire for happiness and self-improvement; one’s mind should be completely focused, body relaxed. Continue reading Editorial Review – The LGBTQ Meditation Journal

The Cozy Life – Book Review

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The Cozy Life is a cute, short book about the concept/feeling of hygge and how to bring it into your life.

Note: I’m NOT sponsored to write this review, I just really loved this book

I found out about hygge through a random news article my sister-in -law posted to Facebook a few weeks ago. I fell in love with the idea and immediately began researching it online. One of the first things I found was this book, and since the price was amazing ($4!) I bought and devoured it in only a couple hours!

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On Writing – Book Review

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I recently finished reading, well actually listening to, Stephen King’s On Writing: A Memoir of  the Craft. 

Highly recommended for all writers!

There’s a lot of conflicting advice about craft books for writers—some think you can’t learn from them, or that the best way to improve your writing is just by more writing. And I agree with the latter point. I also believe that books on writing can help you improve if you already are writing.

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