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When Grace Found Me: Real-Life Stories of Women of Faith Volume Three by Kim Lengling Review

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Author Kim Lengling returns to share 19 stories of women who were able to experience God’s grace and the impact it had on their lives in her book “When Grace Found Me: Real-Life Stories of Women of Faith Volume Three”. 

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The Synopsis

Have you recognized and received God’s grace?

Experience and read of God’s grace placed upon nineteen women within the pages of this book. He brought together women of different cultures, countries, and backgrounds to share their testimony of when God’s grace found them and changed them forever. No matter where you are, there He is.

But He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is made perfect in weakness.” 2 Corinthians 12:9 (NIV)

The Review

The author did an incredible job once more of giving readers a personal and emotional reading experience. The strength and conviction from which each of these women’s stories stems were greatly felt in the collection of stories found in this book, and the relatability of the stories helped drive home the connectivity we all share with one another in this life, through good times and bad. 

While not religious myself, one of the things that faith-based readers are going to really be driven by in this series overall is the impact that faith and recognition of a divine presence or grace can have on a person’s life when they need it the most. Whether you are a believer or not, recognizing when a person can find the motivation to make changes in their life or gain the confidence to move forward with other aspects of their life is always inspiring and heartwarming to read. The thing that really stuck out to me is how each story felt unique and contained in its own right, and left readers feeling a wide range of emotions, giving the collection some fresh perspectives and a new experience each time. 

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The Verdict

Memorable, emotional, and inspiring, author Kim Lengling’s “When Grace Found Me: Real-Life Stories of Women of Faith” is a must-read nonfiction book for faith-based readers and Christian disciplines. The connection that readers will be able to draw from these stories to their own life is endless and highlights the endless possibilities that life itself holds in store for us all. If you haven’t yet, be sure to grab your copy today!

Rating: 10/10

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About the Author

Kim coordinates and is the lead author on a collaborative 3-book faith series, When Grace Found Me, with additional collaborative efforts to come in 2021. She is the mother of one grown daughter and has a rescue dog named Dexter.

Her writing showcases her faith and her emotional interpretation of nature and life and what it can teach us as we traverse this journey.

Kim has been writing since 2004 as a writer, author, and freelance writer. She is a co-author of two published books and one soon to be published in 2021. 

To learn more or to purchase a signed copy of any of Kim’s books, please visit www.kimlenglingauthor.com

Follow her podcast Let Fear Bounce on Anchor.fm https://anchor.fm/kim-lengling1

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Why Did I Like You Anyway? By Terrie Lynn Review

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Author Terrie Lynn shares a heartfelt and engaging reading experience with audiences to share the reasons and motivations behind women and their decisions throughout relationships in her book “Why Did I Like You Anyway?”. 

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The Synopsis

This is a self-help book on relationships. It is not about how to get a man or keep one. Its focus is on why women do what they do and like who they like.

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The Review

This was such an engaging read. The author did an amazing job of immediately distinguishing herself and her work by making this book quite clear on what it isn’t and what it is. Shying away from the kind of self-help book on dating that helps people find ways of gaining their perfect person and instead focusing on the ways in which relationships fall apart, to begin with, and what people can do to work on themselves and their own happiness first was an inspiring and motivating choice to move with, and it made for such an amazing reading experience.

The author does a fantastic job of balancing the lessons that the author gained insight from and is passing on to the audience with the personal experiences that led to those revelations. The insights and themes the author touches upon here range from the pitfalls of dating in general and the ways in which dating changes with age, to the more serious subjects like dating while in a toxic relationship and heading into relationships simply to avoid loneliness rather than love itself, and with these subjects the author is able to bring both knowledge and emotional weight to the experiences she shares with the audience herself, making this book so compelling.

The Verdict

Memorable, heartfelt, and engaging, author Terrie Lynn’s “Why Did I Like You Anyway?”, is a must-read nonfiction book on relationships and emotions as a whole. The fast-paced yet nuanced and thought-provoking read will stay with readers long after it’s finished and helps build a more positive and healthy outlook on dating and self-acceptance rather than the lie that society teaches us all, especially young women, that a relationship and marriage are a necessity rather than an honor when and if it happens to you. If you haven’t yet, be sure to grab your copy today!

Rating: 10/10

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About the Author

Terrie Lynn was born and raised in Akron, Ohio until she went on vacation to Atlanta, GA and stayed for 20 years. Currently living in the D.C. area. She is a graduate from Georgia State University with a major in Communications and a minor in theater. Her  passion for writing is not to preach or judge, but to aid in one reflecting on their own behavior. 

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Joseph W. Taylor Born to Bird by Ann Taylor Review

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Author Ann Taylor gives readers a personal look into the life of the foremost North American ammeter ornithologist and conservationist in the mid-twentieth century in the book “Joseph W. Taylor Born to Bird”.

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The Synopsis

Joseph W. Taylor BORN TO BIRD is a biography of the foremost North American amateur ornithologist and conservationist in the mid-twentieth century.

BORN TO BIRD examines Joe Taylor’s life path as a journey toward his true self. This transformation came slowly. He was born to economic and social privilege, yet an unanticipated destiny with birds awaited him.

Birdwatching began for Joe at age eight. Early on, he conformed to a traditional pattern of education and employment. Nevertheless, beneath this apparent comfort lay a developing obsession with birds. His skill with bird identification blossomed, as did his curiosity about birds and their habitats. By the time he was an adult, Joe had become a serious birder.

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In the late 1940s, he began to visit wildlife refuges. Often in solitude away from the pressures of family and commercial obligations, he created plans for bolstering the national pursuit of birdwatching. At the same time, he began to compile a list of the numerous bird species which he had personally identified. He joined the life listing “600 Club,” an elite group dedicated to the identification of bird species. At the close of his life, he had seen over 729 individual species.

As his awareness about ecological problems grew, Joe made a pivotal decision to break with all traditional expectations and begin a new life. In his mid-fifties, he abruptly retired from business and began wholeheartedly to embrace naturalist pursuits. His significant contributions to the study of birds, his tenure on many conservation boards, twenty-six-years as president of Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in Pennsylvania and his collaborative formation of the American Birding Association are evidence of his dedication. The manifest transformation of his life was complete.

This monomythical journey is something we all have the potential to realize. Are we living out our dreams, choosing our true passion over safe decisions or expected demands? One’s life contains infinite choices, some planned, others circumstantial. A life transformed from expectation into passionate dedication is an inspiration, not only for birders but also for us all.

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The Review

This was an inspiring and fascinating read. The author writes with a passion and admiration that reflects her close personal connection to her father’s legacy and the pursuit of his personal passion in life that so few people ever get the chance to experience. The imagery (both literal and figurative here), allowed the reader to feel a broader connection to Joseph as his life led him from the business world to the natural world in such an abrupt yet meaningful way, and allowed the serene nature of the outdoors and the wildlife itself (ornithologically speaking of course) to shine through expertly.

To me, the heart of this book rested in the author’s ability to balance out the biographical aspects of the book with the more enlightening nature of ornithology and the passion for bird-watching itself. The author does a wonderful job of connecting the reader emotionally to her father’s life and his experiences moving into his passion in life at the young age of 54, and yet as a bird pet parent and a bird enthusiast myself, I could feel the heart and love for this subject matter as it overtook the author’s father throughout his life and the almost serene beauty that comes from witnessing these majestic creatures in flight or in their everyday life. 

The Verdict

Passionately written, captivating, and engaging, author Ann Taylor’s “Joseph W. Taylor Born to Bird” is a must-read biography meets nonfiction book on nature and birds in particular. The heart and driving force behind the subject’s need to immerse themselves in the life of ornithology while also conveying the emotional bond the author had with her father made this a meaningful and impactful read that the audience won’t soon forget.

 If you haven’t yet, be sure to preorder your copy today or grab it when it hits shelves on March 20th, 2023!

Rating: 10/10

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About the Author

Ann Taylor, author, editor and designer has been creating public and private books for decades. Producing books is her passion. Joseph W. Taylor BORN TO BIRD, a biography of her father, combines all these skills. Joe Taylor was the foremost “life lister” of North American birds in the late twentieth century. Traveling with him on numerous birding expeditions schooled Ann in the art of birdwatching which compelled her to write and compile this personal narrative. Born in the East, Ann’s childhood was infused with birds – in conversations, on feeders, in Audubon engravings, even stuffed! Educated at Vassar College and the New School University, her book creation skills have been utilized by publishers such as Alfred A. Knopf and Paul S. Eriksson. Her books focus on biography, travel, art and genealogy. In her eighties, Ann writes at her desk in Scottsdale, Arizona and at her wilderness retreat in the Bradshaw Mountains. She has organized a book club for countless years, loves loom weaving and is devoted to Tai chi chuan. Her family and friends are often recruited to critique her imaginative concepts. Even her cat must listen to the latest pages!

Thinking Yourself Confident: 15 Keys To Increase Confidence, Ignite Performance & Unlock Full Potential (THINK Yourself® SERIES) by Nathalie Plamondon-Thomas Review

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Author Nathalie Plamondon-Thomas gives readers the 15 keys to turning the negative, self-doubt thoughts that impact certain areas of your life into a powerful force to serve your future in the book “Thinking Yourself Confident: 15 Keys to Improve Confidence, Ignite Performance & Unlock Full Potential”, part of the THINK Yourself® SERIES. 

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The Synopsis

“It’s never going to work. You’re not good enough!” Are you tired of hearing that nagging voice inside your head? And what if you could do something about it? Do you have a dream or a project that’s been on the back burner for too long? Even with all your accomplishments, do you still doubt yourself sometimes?

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Statistics show that 85% of people suffer from a lack of self-confidence in at least one area of their lives. Draining negative self-talk creates procrastination, stress, anxiety, and burnout. People know what they want or need to do, and yet they do the reverse—they resist change and can’t adapt to the fast world we live in. That makes them feel powerless, frustrated, and insecure. In a work environment, this can lead to a demotivated and unhappy team, low overall performance and a high employee turnover rate. With the layers of stress people are already buried under, important decisions are clouded by emotions or limiting beliefs, instead of being based on skills and experience. Bottom line: whether on a personal or professional level, most people admit to not working—or living—at their full potential.

Through Nathalie’s D.N.A. System, you will discover 15 proven Keys to Confidence, real-life, simple skills and strategies to transform your inner thoughts and beliefs into a serving force that will empower you to be your best. Get ready to ignite performance and get the tools you need to THINK Yourself® CONFIDENT.

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The Review

This was a well-written and inspiring read. The overall atmosphere and tone the author set felt very positive and confident, really selling the reader the confidence they would need to make these changes to their outlook on life and the things holding them back. The personable writing style the author adapted made the personal experiences the author reflected on feel more relatable and spoke to the reader in a natural way. 

To me, the heart of the narrative lay in the way the author used positivity and encouragement to tackle the impact mental health has on both our daily lives as well as our professional lives. Mental health is a real issue facing our world and without addressing it and making it part of the normal fabric of our society’s way of thinking, the negative thoughts and emotions the author addresses in this book would continue to spiral out of control, impacting our drive to move forward. The author’s guided steps and lessons helped to address this issue and made for an even more inspiring read.

The Verdict

Captivating, invigorating, and enlightening, author Nathalie Plamondon-Thomas’s “Thinking Yourself Confident: 15 Keys To Increase Confidence, Ignite Performance & Unlock Full Potential” is a brilliant and well-written guide and self-help journey for professional and personal dealings with mental health and confidence. The relatable and inspiring nature of the author’s words and the engaging way the author addresses the reader directly made this a truly impactful book to pick up over and over again. If you haven’t yet, be sure to grab your copy today!

Rating: 10/10

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About the Author

2021 Canadian Presenter of the Year Nathalie Plamondon-Thomas is a Confidence Expert. She is the international No.1 Bestselling Author of seventeen books about success, communication, wellness and empowerment. She has proven that negative self-talk, imposter syndrome, resistance to change, past trauma, and low performance can all be addressed with increased confidence. She is the Founder and CEO of the THINK Yourself® ACADEMY, offering keynotes and trainings, leading-edge online courses, laser-focus business strategies and one-on-one transformation coaching.

Over the past 30 years, Nathalie has inspired over 100,000 audience members and empowered thousands of clients internationally. She combines over 10 years of experience in human resources, 25 years in sales and over 30 years of distinguished service in the fitness industry.

On Learning to Heal: Or, What Medicine Doesn’t Know by Ed Cohen Review

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In author Ed Cohen’s “On Learning to Heal: Or, What Medicine Doesn’t Know”, the author highlights the struggles of his life and the ways in which we can look past medicine itself as the only means in which to find healing in one’s life. 

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The Synopsis

At thirteen, Ed Cohen was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease—a chronic, incurable condition that nearly killed him in his early twenties. At his diagnosis, his doctors told him that the best he could hope for would be periods of remission. Unfortunately, doctors never mentioned healing as a possibility. In On Learning to Heal, Cohen draws on fifty years of living with Crohn’s to consider how Western medicine’s turn from an “art of healing” toward a “science of medicine” deeply affects both medical practitioners and their patients. He demonstrates that although medicine can now offer many seemingly miraculous therapies, medicine is not and has never been the only way to enhance healing. Exploring his own path to healing, he argues that learning to heal requires us to desire and value healing as a vital possibility. With this book, Cohen advocates reviving healing’s role for all those whose lives are touched by illness.

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The Review

This was truly a thought-provoking read. The author does a spectacular job of finding just the right balance between his own personal experiences with Crohn’s Disease and living through the AIDS epidemic as a young gay man in the 80s with the more clinical applications of bridging the gap between the art of healing and the practice of medicine. The way the author approaches the topic from both Western and Eastern methodologies and practices was refreshing to see, as the work done in this book helps to find common ground and showcase the importance of healing itself in the world of modern medicine in a natural and engaging way.

The vast wealth of knowledge with the emotional core of the author’s own backstory and history and the moral, philosophical, and of course medical themes that the book engages with made this a compelling read. The intellectual and spiritual connections readers make to the author’s story and the insight they gained as a result of both their own personal work and the necessity their ailments brought was relatable, as I myself struggle with several autoimmune disorders and know the hardships that follow when modern medicine fails to combat the pain and struggles that follow. 

The Verdict

Memorable, thoughtful, and enlightening, author Ed Cohen’s “On Learning to Heal: Or, What Medicine Doesn’t Know” is a must-read nonfiction book on health, gender studies, and the study of physical ailments and diseases. The captivating personal stories the author shares and the depth of emotions that they bring up in the reader ebb and flow so smoothly with the dynamic information the author shares in regard to healing itself, making this one fantastic book to read. If you haven’t yet, be sure to grab your copy today!

Rating: 10/10

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About the Author

Ed Cohen is Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Rutgers University and author of A Body Worth Defending, also published by Duke University Press. He hosts a therapeutic practice for people interested in healing: healingcounsel.com

In the Shadow of a Dark Star: Godwinks and the Search for a Golden Thread by Brent R. Mekosh Review

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Author Brent R. Mekosh shares a wonderful collection of essays and vignettes to explore the various cultures and experiences he had in his travels in his book “In the Shadow of a Dark Star: Godwinks and the Search for a Golden Thread”.

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The Synopsis

If you were to pick one that matters the most, is it the journey or the destination?

What happens when you think you can outsmart your soul? After a decade of amassing success on the cutthroat floor of the New York Stock Exchange, a disillusioned trader sets off on a global journey for answers that can’t be found intellectually. This story is a collection of 50 vignettes that share the most vulnerable and redemptive experiences of his travels, and what it means to find a home.

In this book, you will learn:

  • Not all who wander are lost, but sometimes you need to get lost to find the answers you seek.
  • The ways to know thyself and its overall impact in finding genuine happiness.
  • There are times you must look into the shadows to find the beauty in life.
  • Deeply profound human experiences are universal and transcend race, politics and other distractions.
  • Life often gives you exactly what you want if you ask for it.



This is for anyone who is a traveler at heart and those who are interested in exploring the wonders of the world, learning different cultures, and pondering upon human experiences. Buckle up and get ready for a book that will take you all around the world! To find out more, grab a copy now!

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The Review

This was a compelling and powerful read. The author does an incredible job of bringing honesty and depth to the essays in which the narrative of his travel adventures came to fruition. The emotional depth of the novel really stuck out to me, as the book honed in on the author’s emotional experiences and showcased the fullness of what travel is really like. For so many, all we see and hear is the glamour and allure of traveling to other countries and seeing the world, but to witness the author’s first-hand accounts showcases the wellspring of emotions that arise as these cultures are explored, from the sense of curiosity that comes from exploring these nations to the fear and loneliness that comes from the unknown. 

The heart of this book rested on both the author’s honest style of writing and the powerful themes and issues the author touched upon throughout the book. The author’s travels often highlighted powerful and vivid images of the hardships and struggle the people of these nations faced on a daily basis, and became the tapestry from which the author’s own personal struggles and growth stemmed. The book touched upon themes of racial divide and the impact racism has on countries years after its supposed elimination, while other chapters honed in on the delicacy of life and death itself as he witnessed the mass cremation ceremonies of India. Yet it was the author’s use of personal interactions with locals in these nations that really made the story feel alive on the page.

The Verdict

Compelling, thought-provoking, and engaging, author Brent R. Mekosh’s “In the Shadow of a Dark Star” is a must-read nonfiction book on travel and personal development that will resonate and inspire many readers. The powerful imagery in the author’s writing style and the emotional heart of this travel adventure book serves to showcase the gritty work that goes into discovering yourself through the travels we share, and that through adversity and hardship can paradise truly be found. If you haven’t yet, be sure to grab your copy today!

Rating: 10/10

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About the Author

Brent Mekosh is a former member of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). In 2006, Brent left New York and backpacked for a year across Asia, Africa, Australia, North America, and Southeast Asia. Today, Brent is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional and Certified Investment Management Analyst®. He lives in Phoenix with his wife Paige and their children Nicholas and Arden. Brent also enjoys trail running, camping, playing the guitar (badly), and reading lots of history.

Unlock Your Creativity: A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding Inspiration and Developing Your Imagination by Ron Pacer Review

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Author Ron Pacer takes readers on a journey to discover the ways in which you can tap into your inner creativity and bring your imagination to life in his book “Unlock Your Creativity: A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding Inspiration and Developing Your Imagination”. 

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The Synopsis

Unlock Your Creativity: A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding Inspiration and Developing Your Imagination is an essential handbook for anyone looking to tap into their inner creativity and bring their imagination to life.

You will learn:

✓How to explore new environments and experiences, keep a journal or idea notebook, learn from other creative individuals, and use prompts and exercises to stimulate creativity.

✓The essential skills for developing the imagination, such as learning to think outside the box, using the power of visualization, practicing brainstorming and free association, and experimenting with different mediums and techniques.

✓How to overcome creative blocks, including understanding and identifying the causes, using mindfulness and relaxation techniques, seeking feedback and support from others, and taking time for self-care and rejuvenation.

Whether you are an artist, writer, teenager, adult, or simply someone looking to unleash their creative potential, Unlock Your Creativity: A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding Inspiration and Developing Your Imagination is the ultimate guide to unlocking your full creative potential and achieving personal growth.

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The Review

This is a quick yet well-developed read. The author does a remarkable job of capturing the essential lessons and tools that someone would need in order to find that creative spark just waiting to be lit. The way the author writes is great here, as it speaks to everyone and not just the select few established writers in the world through technical terms and practices. Instead, the generality of the author’s writing allows for broad approaches that keep it light and fun, yet impactful all at once.

The passion for which the author writes and the emphasis on imagination’s role in the creative process were what really stuck out to me about this book. The lessons that are taught and the guide itself are built upon the idea of the reader’s imagination is the playground of sorts that helps creativity thrive and grow, and that has always been the case for me as a writer, so getting to see this concept come to life on the pages of this book were great to see.

The Verdict

Informative, imaginative, and engaging, author Ron Pacer’s “Unlock Your Creativity” is a must-read nonfiction book and guide on creativity and creative development. The knowledge and information gained through this book are equally measured against the passion and heart for which the book was written, and the emphasis on imagination highlights the power that creativity has in all aspects of life. If you haven’t yet, be sure to grab your copy today!

Rating: 10/10

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Dealing with Teen Anxiety: A Simple Guide to Overcoming Anger, Depression, and Low Mood in Young People with CBT by Maggie & Renee Lovange Review

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Authors Maggie and Renee Lovange take readers on an intimate and personal story of the relationship between a mother and her daughter during the daughter’s teen years in an effort to showcase how parents can relate to and parent a teen child through the angst and anxiety that life brings in the book “Dealing with Teen Anxiety: A Simple Guide to Overcoming Anger, Depression, and Low Mood in Young People with CBT”. 

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The Synopsis 

Do you want to get your teen out of their room and back into your life? If you feel you are losing control, then keep reading.

According to the Mayo Clinic Health System, up to 44% of students reported having symptoms of depression and anxiety.

If you have parented teens, you will know how challenging it can be. Today’s teenagers are experiencing a whole new raft of difficulties, and their anxiety levels are enormous.

This book shows a way through the storm. Using practical examples and a clear description of cognitive behavioural therapy techniques, Maggie has set out the hows and whys of maintaining communication, helping teenagers believe in themselves and successfully overcome anxiety.

Maggie and her daughter, Renée, have written this book from their own experience. A fierce love of her teen and a determination to push through all the difficulties led Maggie to challenge her parenting style, change her approach, and learn about the best psychological method to help both herself and her daughter.

Renée’s contribution throughout the book brings the dialogue to life, giving a valuable perspective.

This book shows how the most difficult relationships between parents and teens are salvageable and can lead to a bright future.

In this book, you will discover:

  • How to get inside their thoughts to understand their anxiety
  • Why do teenagers react this way
  • How the teenage brain works
  • Application of cognitive behavioural therapy in everyday life
  • How what makes us feel happy makes us addicted
  • How to help your child be happy and confident
  • What are teens think but do not want to share with us?

If you feel everything you do is in vain – punishment, praise, explanation – this is exactly the book that will help you understand why this is no longer working and how to change it without giving up your principles.

Maggie and Renée restored harmony in their family – YOU CAN DO IT TOO. Just scroll up and click the Add to Cart button.

BONUS – downloadable help worksheets

For your convenience, we have made additional pages to this book available for free download so you can print them out.

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The Review

This was a very well-written and informative read. The authors did such an incredible job of showcasing the balance of knowledge the reader will gain from this book with the emotional weight of the experiences they shared together to get these lessons learned. The way the authors highlight the paths that both a parent and the teenager must take to find one another again and find that understanding between them was such a profound moment to get to in the book.

For me, the heart of the book rests in the author’s presentation of CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) and the way the authors analyze the reasons behind this change in the relationship and where the anxiety stems from. One of the initial thoughts the author shares really feels profound in its delivery and relatable: your child is no longer your child, but your teen. Almost as if the child you knew has become a completely different person, understanding and accepting this notion really can help the process of finding some common ground and helping the person you care so much for find help in their anxiety and stress. The way the authors outline these CBT techniques with very emotional memories made this a beautiful and educational read.

The Verdict

Heartfelt, captivating, and engaging, authors Maggie and Renee Lovange’s “Dealing with Teen Anxiety” is a must-read nonfiction book on parenting and relationships between parents and their adult teen children. The short yet powerful read, accompanied by helpful worksheets and journals to help work through these techniques, made this such an incredible book, and the unique perspective the authors take as both the parent in the relationship and the former teen in the relationship give this book both legitimacy and honesty that other readers will be able to relate to. If you haven’t yet, be sure to grab your copy today!

Rating: 10/10

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About the Author

Hi, I’m Maggie.

My name is Maggie Lovange, and I am an M.S. in mathematics, graphic designer and author. But what makes me proud are my three wonderful children.

Why my work will be helpful to you

I have experience raising children, not just as a stay-at-home mom but as a working mom. I was a single mother with my first child. I am the parent of a stepson, and of course, I am familiar with the problems when two parents raise children. The experience I gained, the issues I faced and the final result I achieved are helpful.

In today’s informational world, we are overwhelmed by a lot of information. Very often, the information you can find about a problem needs to be more consistent or made up. I am a mathematician, and my logic is very highly developed. On the other hand, I love reading and discovering new concepts and ideas. What I do is find the connections between different scientific studies and explain them in a way that is practical and easy to understand. A great example of this is cognitive behavioural therapy – which is complex. It took me about three months to research it and find different sources to be able to explain it as something utterly applicable in every person’s daily life.

Of course, being an author and a mother is not always easy. There are days when I feel like I am pulled in a million different directions. Seeing the impact that my writing has on others is the most rewarding thing I could ever ask for. But I wouldn’t trade it for anything.

As my children grow older, I know that new challenges and topics will require my attention as a writer. But I am ready for whatever comes my way. Writing is not just a job or a hobby for me; it’s a calling. It’s a way to connect with others and make a difference in the world.

Writing a book is not easy, but the rewards are immeasurable. And as a mother, there is nothing more satisfying than knowing that you have positively impacted your child’s life and the lives of others.

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Different: The Highly Sensitive Leadership Revolution by Heather Dominick-Kosmicki Review

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Author Heather Dominick-Kosmicki helps readers find the means of becoming an entrepreneur and leader in the business field while also balancing this part of themselves with the more sensitive aspect of their personality in the book “Different: The Highly Sensitive Leadership Revolution”.

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The Synopsis

Can you be highly sensitive AND highly successful?

For the highly sensitive person committed to entrepreneurial and life success, this little book holds the potential for big impact. Years of mentoring and real-time practical research have highlighted these secret concerns among highly sensitive people:

  • Why am I so different?
  • What’s wrong with me?
  • How do I keep from being found out?

And, at the heart of it all,

  • How can I be of service to others without drowning in overload and overwhelm?

Filled with ancient wisdom, practical applications, and personal stories from both Heather and members of the Business Miracles Community for Highly Sensitive Leaders, this book brings a fresh, empowered perspective to what it means to be highly sensitive. Embrace your difference—join the highly sensitive leadership revolution, and find success in your own business!

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The Review

This was one of the freshest and most relatable reads on the world of business and entrepreneurship that I’ve read in a long time. The author did a fantastic job of utilizing both personal stories, research, and the power of intuition to showcase the lessons that she learned in her time as a business leader herself. The way the author showcases how the COVID pandemic gave way to the rise of remote work and entrepreneurship as a whole and honed in on the isolation and uniqueness that sensitive people have was great to see come to life as a common theme in the book.

The heart of this book rested in the author’s ability to bridge the gap between business and energy work in the world. The way author was able to showcase that for too long readers have been taught to be cutthroat and closed off as a leader in the world of business, and the evolution that leadership has taken is shown in earnest within this book. The lessons and teachings that the author utilizes within the book help benefit the reader both in a professional and personal sense, making this a well-rounded read.

The Verdict

Captivating, informative, and engaging, author Heather Dominick-Kosmicki’s “Different: The Highly Sensitive Leadership Revolution” is a must-read book for business and self-help nonfiction readers everywhere. The blend of knowledge, understanding, and engaging writing will draw the reader in and the wealth of lessons to be learned here will help many aspiring entrepreneurs to find their path in life when struggling with the sensitivity that confounds so many of us. If you haven’t yet, be sure to grab your copy today!

Rating: 10/10

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About the Author

Heather Dominick is both highly sensitive and highly successful. For more than a decade she has trained and mentored Highly Sensitive Entrepreneurs and leaders so they are able to work less while making more – impact and income.