My Book Reviews
Self-Help and Motivation.
‘Get Your Shit Together’ by Ruth Field, is a no-nonsense approach to sorting out all that stuff in your life that always has to get done in the end anyway. The crappy things that wreck your head and holds you back from doing all the things you WANT to do – the things you enjoy.
I was attracted to this book by the title and because it promised to show me how to get more things done in less time. I was having one of those muddled up weeks and nothing was getting done. The prescription for a simpler life is learning how to release your ‘inner bitch’ (apparently, we all have one) and become a fearless superwoman.
It urges you to take a good hard look at how you deal with life’s challenges and unexpected events. And just as importantly, the simple stuff that some of us turn into problems by not dealing with them early on. By her tough talking attitude, Ruth Field will have you shaking in your boots! If you have even a hint of laziness in your bones, she’ll shame you into getting off your butt and just doing whatever it is you whinge about never being able to do. She doesn’t listen to excuses folks, and it’s hard not to agree with a lot of what she writes! There are various little exercises throughout the book that can help you organise your time and get motivated. Don’t skip the very valuable exercise on page 148!
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I tried to learn the practice of yoga about ten years ago but I just couldn’t get into it at the time. Since then I have made several attempts to learn it from books and videos but that didn’t work out for me at all. So I had more or less decided that yoga just wasn’t my thing.
But it has been on my mind a lot recently for many reasons: lower backache, stiff joints that need looking after, poor muscle tone and also my interest in meditation.
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When you hear the word ego, what do you think of? A pompous celebrity who thinks he’s better than everyone else? A selfish diva who can’t see past her own nose? Or simply something that takes a battering now and then?
Continue reading “Abandon Arrogance – Nurture Confidence.”
How long ago is it since you left school or college? Have you been thinking of going back but you’re worried that you might be too old to be a student? Is it too late for you? My answer to this is, “no you are not too old”. I don’t believe there is any age that classifies you as being too old to go back to education. Don’t look at it as ‘going back’ but see it as a new path in your life, a new beginning and an exciting adventure.
You will never know where the path might lead you, unless you follow it!
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