Word for Word – Laurie Lisle

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"This is a memoir about living a writing life - wanting to be a writer, becoming a writer, and being a writer - as acts of self-expression, self-assertion, and womanly survival." If I'm honest - and I usually am ūüėČ - I have very little idea of who Laurie Lisle is, which may not seem … Continue reading Word for Word – Laurie Lisle

The Way of Nagomi – Ken Mogi

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"The Japanese philosophy of finding balance and peace in everything you do." Short review: I didn't particularly get much from this book. For every decent self-help-ish tome I read, there's a huge pile of those that sound amazing and utterly fail to hit any kind of mark - and this falls into the latter category. … Continue reading The Way of Nagomi – Ken Mogi

The Better Habits Workbook – Stephanie Sorady Arias

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"Exercises for getting unstuck, changing your behaviour, and reaching your goals." Another week, another self help book? 'fraid so! Why do I do this to myself? Well, mainly because I live in hope that somewhere out there is a book that'll help me figure it all out. No, it probably doesn't exist! In the meantime, … Continue reading The Better Habits Workbook – Stephanie Sorady Arias

The Monkey Mind Workout for Perfectionism – Jennifer Shannon

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"Break free from anxiety and build self-compassion in 30 days!" Perfectionism is one of those 'joke' answers when asked in an interview about your biggest weakness. Oh, I'm such a perfectionist - like it's a good thing. But it's really not much of a joke: it can be a debilitatingly stressful way to live, and … Continue reading The Monkey Mind Workout for Perfectionism – Jennifer Shannon