book review

Book reviews for the self-help enthusiast to help you conquer obstacles and achieve goals.

'Women Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything'
I first came across Geneen Roth's eating guidelines in my late teens. It was an excerpt from an interview with Oprah Winfrey which included a list of her seven principles. The notion of eating intuiti...
'Ami: Child of the Stars'
I was told about Ami: Child of the Stars by Enrique Barrios, during a chance conversation with someone. It woke me up to a world of wonder and infinite possibilities. I recall lighting up when first r...
Nicola P. Young3 months ago
Best Self-Help Books for Alcoholics
According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), 8.4% of adult men and 4.2% of adult women in the United States suffer from an alcohol abuse disorder—over 9 million men and...
'You Can Heal Your Life'
One of my greatest passions is learning about the human spirit and understanding what animates us and makes us feel most alive and connected to ourselves and to one another. As a teenager, I was moved...
Salvador Lorenz3 months ago
Inspirational Books that Will Change Your Life
Often times in life, we are searching for a direction, a sign, a source of inspiration. This need for inspiration can pertain to health, a career path, or any variety of life chances and choices. Are ...
Emma J4 months ago
'Light Is the New Black' by Rebecca Campbell Book Review
I received this book as a graduation present in June. I had been dreading graduating because I knew that a transition time would follow earning that diploma. What’s next? To me, transition times feel ...
A Personal Legend and How It Affects Its Seeker
According to Paulo Coelho, a “Personal Legend” is the calling that every individual has; one that is the highest accomplishment in their life. The protagonist of The Alchemist, Santiago, changes as a ...
Dani Petrov5 months ago
'The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari' and the Key to Happiness
In such a fast-paced world, where you constantly seem to have no time for...anything, you feel tired after a long day in the office, and always look for something more than what you already have, you ...
Mind over Matter: Books to Read.
The notion that our inner thoughts can have a direct result on the physical world around us is not a new one. There are countless books on the subject pertaining to the success of ‘mind science’. The ...
Hannah Bonner6 months ago
What I Learned from 'Big Magic' by Elizabeth Gilbert
I recently finished Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert, and whew. Talk about a life-changer. I picked it up a while back from my college's Barnes and Noble after getting a gift card for Christmas from my ...
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M Yo6 months ago
The Tipping Point
Chapter 1 - Introduction After reading the works of Malcom Gladwell and Daniel Pink. I was inspired to write a complementary to the book The Tipping Point. There is a concept called "the tipping point...
Penny Newton8 months ago
10 Inspirational Books Every Woman in Their 20s Should Read
There's nothing wrong in needing a little motivation and encouragement every now and then to remind you that you have goals to fulfill and dreams to capture. We all certainly need a push. How else did...
Rachel Blanchard8 months ago
Best Self Help Books for Low Self-Esteem
Many of us feel under the weather nearly everyday. And I don't mean we're dealing with a cold, I'm talking about low self-esteem. There are multiple people out there who are constantly dealing with lo...
Jennifer Violet9 months ago
Best Marriage Self-Help Books to Get You Through It
Marriage isn't easy. Either you were recently married or married for 40 years, there will definitely be times of disagreements and quarrels, but they're all 100 percent normal. All couples fight. Argu...
Veronica Uson9 months ago
The Secret
Have you heard of The Secret? I'm sure most of us have heard about it at least once in our life. I've known about this "secret" since I was little, from my mom. But it wasn't until a few years ago I a...
kaley holmes9 months ago
The Five Senses...Interconnected
As humans, the gateway to balance and harmony within our body, mind, soul, and life itself can be managed through the five senses in five simple ways. I am going to try to make this as simple as possi...
TLS Sherpa10 months ago
The 8 Essential Books for A Life of Independence and Purpose
EVERY MOVE YOU MAKE is for the Purpose of Living a SUCCESSFUL LIFE. Successful life means a few things: Every day you love what you do, even though it's not always easy. Every day you make progress to...
Kelsey Lange10 months ago
Best Self Help Books for Women in Their 20s
Though it might seem like being in your 20s is an easy breezy time period in your life, it comes with a lot of questions, responsibilities, life changes, and an overwhelming feeling of being lost. Bei...