Hello, everyone! I am back with another update on what I’ve been reading lately.
If you’ve missed my prior book updates, check out previous posts :).
With that said, here’s what I’ve been reading in February:
Author: Glennon Doyle
Ok, so, to be completely honest, what caught my eye about this book in the first place was seeing it all over social media towards the end of last year and the beginning of this year.
I then started seeing powerful quotes and excerpts from the book that motivated me to check it out. For example:
“This life is mine alone. So I have stopped asking people for directions to places they’ve never been.”
“The only thing that was ever wrong with me was my belief that there was something wrong with me.”
“When a woman finally learns that pleasing the world is impossible, she becomes free to learn how to please herself.”
“Every time you’re given a choice between disappointing someone else and disappointing yourself, your duty is to disappoint that someone else. Your job, throughout your entire life, is to disappoint as many people as it takes to avoid disappointing yourself.”
Ok, so here’s my honest feedback about the book: I wasn’t a big fan of some anecdotes and life stories. However, I am a huge fan of empowering messages, and this book had a lot of that!
Through stories and examples, Glennon talks about living an unapologetic life.
As long as we’re not causing intentional harm to others, we should all be doing what makes us feel alive. We have a duty to live our life to the fullest, and we all must liberate ourselves from the fears of disappointing others in the process.
We should make a conscious effort to eliminate feelings of hesitation and fear from our lives. It is easier said than done but something to work towards!
Glennon speaks from experience and has a very empowering story. She left a life many would have considered “picture perfect” to start all over again.
Great book overall. If you’ve checked it out or plan to, let me know!
And that’s all for now!
Tell me: What have you been reading recently? Share below!
Cheers to Health and Profits,
Upcoming Courses & Resources:
The Stock Investing Bootcamp: Six Weeks to Your First Stock (and Beyond!): Enrollment for the upcoming edition of this comprehensive course will open soon. To make sure you receive full details, make sure your email is here.
Understanding Your Investing Options: Starter Guide for Beginner Investors: New to investing and not sure where or how to begin?! This guide is for you! Check out details here.