book review

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

Shirley Yanez2 days ago
'The Mind Detective'
Publishing Triumph For Illiterate Self-Made Millionaire. Shirley Yanez, CEO of fashion brand Venus Cow, has been offering free talk therapy since 2005. She is not a doctor or a qualified psychologist. Suffering with dyslexia in her early years, she swapped the classroom for business. Selling cigarettes at 10 was her first entrepreneurial venture, and she started in the world of work, unable to read and write. Her extraordinary story documents a steep climb to unbelievable financial success, beco...
Shirley Yanez3 days ago
'The Mind Detective'
One of six children, Shirley Yanez was born and raised in poverty on a council estate in Leicester in the 1950s. She received no formal education, and would later discover that she was dyslexic. She w...
Welcome to 'Get Up Nation®'!
My name is Ben Biddick. I’m the Creator and Host of the Get Up Nation® Show and Co-Author of Get Up: The Art of Perseverance with former Chicago Cub and Miami Marlin Adam Greenberg. Get Up Nation® is ...
One Iam11 days ago
Living the Dream
Living the Dream is not another book about accumulating great material wealth and living a luxurious life by using knowledge of the fundamental law of attraction (simply put, you attract what you focus on). This book is written to awaken you to the fact that you’re dreaming now. Yes, you. Your life is a dream, an illusion in your mind, streaming across consciousness on autopilot without the power of individual direction from your point of observation. The pilot is asleep. Living the Dream is abo...
Persephone Jaynea month ago
'The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F***'
Uh oh. It's a curse word. It's okay. That's the only one. I promise, mostly. A while back I read this book, The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck. It's pretty silly and also spot on for what I'...
Em, I5 months ago
'Letters of Note'
Letters of Note by Shaun Usher is a collection of letters that provoke, delight and entertain from one page to the next. I was recommended to read the collection by an Irish guy I met who was performi...
Bethany Ashlyn7 months ago
Inspirational Books to Add to Your Collection
I am an incredible fan of the written word. Since a child, I would indulge in different worlds through the covers of some of my favorite books. I would lock myself in my room until finished; sometimes...
Leila Parker7 months ago
The 10 Best Motivational Books for Students
"The difference between try and triumph is a little umph." But sometimes, that last bit of motivation can be hard to come by. Furthermore, once you find that drive, it can be difficult to figure out h...
Ashley Peterson8 months ago
Does the Law of Attraction Actually Exist?
My uninformed impression of the law of attraction was that what you put out into the world is what you get back. On the surface this seems like it could be appealing, and support the notion that the w...
'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. Younga year 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 Lorenza year 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 Ja year 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 Petrova year 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 ...