Book Review, Non Fiction, Review, Self-Help

Book Review: ‘Success with Stress’, by Jae Ellard

About the Author After years in senior communication roles crafting content for executives, Jae collapsed from stress-related adrenal fatigue. This life-altering experience propelled her to research human behavior, neuroscience, mindfulness, and organizational relationship systems. In 2008, Jae founded Simple Intentions and developed the Mindful Life™ Program, which includes four group coaching workshops to generate reflection,… Read More Book Review: ‘Success with Stress’, by Jae Ellard

Book Review, Non Fiction, Psychology, Self-Help

Book Review: Toxic Friends by Susan Shapiro Barash

The premise is simple: you can’t change your friends, but you can change the way you deal with them. A toxic friendship can be dealt with once you understand what is going on and your contribution to it. Once you figure out your part in starting and sustaining it, you will be able to take… Read More Book Review: Toxic Friends by Susan Shapiro Barash

Book Review, Non Fiction, Review, Self-Help

Book Review: ‘The Five Truths About Work-Life Balance’, by Jae Ellard

About the Author After years in senior communication roles crafting content for executives, Jae collapsed from stress-related adrenal fatigue. This life-altering experience propelled her to research human behavior, neuroscience, mindfulness, and organizational relationship systems. In 2008, Jae founded Simple Intentions and developed the Mindful Life™ Program, which includes four group coaching workshops to generate reflection,… Read More Book Review: ‘The Five Truths About Work-Life Balance’, by Jae Ellard

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Book Review: ‘Dream: Clarify and Create What You Want’, by Marcia Wieder

About the author: Dream University’s CEO, Marcia Wieder is a long established thought leader on visionary thinking. As Founder of The Meaning Institute, she teaches people to create and live fulfilling lives. She’s been a columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, writes for Huffington Post and is the author of 14 books. She appeared often… Read More Book Review: ‘Dream: Clarify and Create What You Want’, by Marcia Wieder

Book Review, Fiction, Non Fiction, Review, Self-Help

Book Review: ‘The Greatest Prospector in the World’, by Ken Dunn

About the author: Ken Dunn is one of the leadership training world’s up and coming great speakers and trainers. An incredible hunger to learn and teach others has led Ken successfully through five different professional careers in the past 25 years. Ken began a policing career at the age of 18. He was involved in… Read More Book Review: ‘The Greatest Prospector in the World’, by Ken Dunn

Book Review, Non Fiction, Review, Self-Help

Book Review: ‘Right or Almost Right’, by John Haremza

About the author After he graduated high school, John got a job as a machine operator at the potato chip plant. When he was promoted to maintenance manager he thought that this $22,000 a year job was the best job he could ever hope for. Then he was introduced to Network Marketing and his life… Read More Book Review: ‘Right or Almost Right’, by John Haremza

Biography, Book Review, Health, Non Fiction, Self-Help, Travel

Book Review: Eat Pray Love, by Elizabeth Gilbert

While I love chick-flicks, they are not the only books that I read (the proof is in the pudding – or rather, in my bookshelf). I read everything and anything, except a certain couple of genres. There is one in particular that I have always been very wary of: self-help books. The few I perused… Read More Book Review: Eat Pray Love, by Elizabeth Gilbert

Book Review, Books, Health, Non Fiction, Nutrition, Review, Self-Help

Book Review: ‘Ditching the Drive-Thru’, by J. Natalie Winch

About the author: J. Natalie Winch lives in southern New Jersey, not far from where she grew up, with her husband, two children, and dogs. When she isn’t mothering, teaching, grading, or making lesson plans, Natalie runs the Hebrew School at her synagogue, coaches soccer, teaches lacto-fermentation classes, writes the occasional entry for her blog… Read More Book Review: ‘Ditching the Drive-Thru’, by J. Natalie Winch

Book Review, Education, Non Fiction, Parenting, Review, Self-Help

Book Review: ‘Stop and Smell Your Children’, by Leah Spina

Book Review: ‘Stop and Smell Your Children’, by Leah Spina About the author: Leah Spina is a former journalist of a national newsweekly magazine and also worked as a childbirth coordinator at a large adoption agency. She has her B.S in Business Administration from Thomas Edison State College. She has two adorable children – Samson… Read More Book Review: ‘Stop and Smell Your Children’, by Leah Spina

Book Review, Non Fiction, Psychology, Self-Help

Book Review: Living Oprah by Robyn Okrant

I’m an Oprah kid. Kind of. I didn’t understand much – if any – of her show when it first started its dizzying ascension in the late 80s, early 90s, but I watched most of them. Actually, no; I watched my family watch the show and then have heated debates about whatever the lady with… Read More Book Review: Living Oprah by Robyn Okrant