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30-day Worth & Wellness Journal (Review)

Do you like what you see in the mirror in the morning? What if there was wellness journal to find a better you in 30 days, would you use it? Don’t worry this is not a fad diet or some magical pill, we all know those don’t work. There is a way, however that you can change the mindset that has likely holding you back from your true self. The way is here it is the Worth & Wellness Journal: 30 Days to a Healthier you by Amy Latta. 30-day Worth & Wellness Journal combines exercise and diet in a new way that is simple and achievable. No one likes to go to the gym and feel intimidated by their own insecurities. To avoid that feeling, we choose the couch over the gym. Amy takes you through a 30-day journey to a healthier new you, healthier both physically and emotionally. Self-worth is many times a bigger barrier than any dumbbell or jock at the gym. In making small strides each day, we can begin to grow and improve. This journal provides practical nutrition, fitness, and self-care tips for better wellness, and daily writing prompts to help you become more aware of the thoughts and feelings affecting your mindset. Each day Amy’s 30-day Worth & Wellness Journal walks you through the Nutrition, Fitness, Self-Care, and most of all Self-worth. She included on each page an area for mind mapping and a little brainstorming for the topics of the day. By taking each day one at a time and […]

Shift Your Brilliance – A Book Review

Motivational speaker, award-winning and all around Brillionaire Simon T. Bailey takes his readers through the seven action steps to “ shift ” their brilliance. The seven action steps to shift your brilliance are detailed in simple relatable steps that anyone can put into gear and ‘Harness the Power of You, INC.’ Who is Simon T. Bailey? A bestselling author of 7 books, Simon T. Bailey’s breakout masterpiece, Release Your Brilliance, published by Harper Collins, was ranked number 17 of the Top 100 books being read by Corporate America, according to His highly anticipated new book, Shift Your Brilliance – Harness the Power of You, Inc., invites readers to shift their thinking, creating a disruption from the norm that ignites creativity, drives productivity and increases accountability.                                 – courtesy of  The first time I was introduced to Simon T. Bailey was a few years back when I attended an event in Orlando, Florida. This event was  for a network marketing company I had gotten involved with and Simon was one of their guest speakers. I personally became an instant fan of Simon after hearing him speak.  I also made sure to go out of my way to shake his hand and thank him after the event for being such a dynamic speaker and inspiration. Since then I bought and read his book  Release Your Brilliance and now his follow-up book Shift Your Brilliance: Harness The Power Of You, INC. When you know what motivates […]

New Release The Carpenter (A Book Review)

Best selling author Jon Gordon returns with his latest book The Carpenter: A Story About the Greatest Success Strategies of All that is bound to inspired readers and audiences around the world.  Jon has been a consultant for  numerous NFL, NBA, MLB coaches and teams, Fortune 500 companies, school districts, hospitals and non-profits.  He has nine previous books many of which are best sellers and his tenth book The Carpenter is sure to follow in the same path. From the author of The Energy Bus and The No Complaining Rule comes another heartfelt leadership story we can all learn from and relate to.  In The Carpenter, Jon takes us on a journey with the main character Michael who wakes up in a hospital bed bandaged up on the outside burdened with fear and a heavy heart on the inside. Like many people who try to take on the world and build a business on their own, the stress and anxiety finely got the best of Michael on his morning jog. Fortunately as Michael tumbles to the ground collapsing with he is seen by a stranger who comes to aid and possibly saves his life.  His doctor stresses that he needs to slow down and take it easy for a while. Remember, life gives us warnings for a reason. Learn from this. Do things differently. Click To Tweet As Michael tries to heed the doctors warnings and his wife’s pleads to take it easy he begins to go stir crazy.  While sitting in front of the TV one day he […]