Why We Don’t Do the Things That Will Make Us Successful

Why is that we don’t do the things that we know will lead to success? In fact, some of us are experts at doing the exact opposite of what we know will make us healthier, happier and wealthier. Want to lose weight? There’s a YouTube channel for that. Want a new career? There’s an online group that can show you the way. … Keep on reading…

What is Self-Talk? Does Self-Talk really work?

What Is Positive Self Talk Image

As promised, this month we are deep diving into What to Say When You Talk to Your Self by Shad Helmstetter. You may have some of the same questions that I had. What is self-talk? Does self-talk really work? Isn’t this self-talk stuff a little hippie woo woo? Let’s get into it. What is self-talk? In What to Say, Dr. Helmstetter defines self-talk as … Keep on reading…

3 Big Ideas from What to Say When You Talk to Your Self

Insights What to Say When You Talk To Your Self

This month we’re reading, What to Say When You Talk to Your Self by Shad Helmstetter. I’m enjoying the book so far. In fact, this post could have easily been 30 Big Ideas from What to Say When You Talk to Your Self. I dialed it back a bit to give you only three of my tastiest takeaways from the … Keep on reading…

Book Review: The Shack by William P. Young

Abandoned Shack from The Shack Book

In just a few weeks, The Shack book becomes the The Shack movie. The new movie is one of a few reasons I think we’ll be talking about The Shack for years to come. I read the book a long time ago. I remembered there was a shack. But not much else. The upcoming movie inspired me to give the … Keep on reading…

Reasons We’ll Be Talking About The Shack for Years to Come

WILLIAM P YOUNG THE SHACK CONTROVERSY

Have you ever wondered what makes some books stand the test of time? While others die a quiet, unremarkable death? For every Jane Austen whose books are still talked about centuries after her death, there lies a trail of talented authors who found their books D.O.A.–Dismissed on Arrival. I can’t guarantee that William P. Young’s The Shack will enjoy Austen’s longevity. But I … Keep on reading…

Enter to Win Book of Matthew Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Book Giveaways

There’s just a few days left in the Amazon Giveaway for The Book of Matthew: An In-Depth, No-Nonsense Study of The Gospel. Enter to win today. You can learn more about this project on the book release page. You can also read the first few chapters of the book for free on Amazon. Thanks for swinging by! … Keep on reading…

7 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Self-Help Books

Man reading Self-Help Book

What do we want? Results! When do we want them? Now! We read self-help books to solve problems, cope with change, and grow as earthlings. So, how do we get the most out of self-help books? Better yet, how do we reap the benefits of self-help books as quickly as possible?   If you don’t have a plan, even the most inspiring … Keep on reading…

Next Book UP: What to Say When You Talk to Your Self

Encouragement Photo

What do you say when you talk to yourself? Understand, I’m not asking whether or not you talk to yourself. I’m pretty sure you do. Not convinced? Think about the last time you lost your keys. Where are they? They must be in my jacket. How could I lose my keys again? Then there’s that morning that you couldn’t get out of bed. Just five … Keep on reading…

Where to Find Discount Hardcover Books

Tips for Finding Cheap Hardcover Books

Ebooks and audiobooks are great. But there is something decadent about a hardcover book. If you buy a lot of books you have to decide if the hardcover price tag is worth it. There is a way to get new, hardcover books on the cheap. And it may be right under your nose. *This is not a sponsored post; not that I’m opposed … Keep on reading…

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Book Lovers

New Year's Resolutions for Book Lovers Bookworms

New Year’s Resolution season is upon us. This could be the year you lose the extra pounds, finish writing the great American novel, or just stop picking your nails. If you want to make this your best year ever, it’s time to add a few bookworm resolutions to your list. Check out this list of New Year’s Resolutions for Book Lovers. … Keep on reading…