Monday, April 15, 2013

Book Review: 12 Steps to Health, Wealth, and Joy

12 Steps to Health, Wealth, and Joy: A Guide to Living WellToday I have the pleasure of introducing my client Michelle Farias' book, 12 Steps to Health, Wealth, and Joy: A Guide to Living Well.

This self help book takes readers through steps on how to create a more fulfilling life for themselves. These twelve succinct lessons address ways to make our lives better, whether that's our mental state of mind, or discovering ways to improve our situation.

In addition to her discussions, Farias includes activities that complement each step, so that readers are not just passively reading, but actively working through each step.

One of the first things that struck me about 12 Steps to Health, Weath, and Joy: A Guide to Living Well was how positive and uplifting the messages were. So often we can get bogged down by money, poor relationships, a negative work environment, and so on, and it's easy to both internalize these situations and to feel stuck--that we cannot remove ourselves from these situations. Farias does a superb job of enabling and encouraging readers who are beginning this journey to living a more fulfilling life.

Another thing I absolutely loved about this book was that Farias' deftly showed readers not only how to constructively deal with their current situations, but also how to then progress to an even better lifestyle. What resonated with me was that an individual's state of mind is one of the most crucial aspects of creating the life he or she wants. The journey to living a more fufilling life is just as internal as it is external.

Overall, the book is a fantastic read. If you enjoy being uplifted, having a life coach there to encourage you on, and improving your life, this is a great book to pick up! 

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How do you get what you really want in life? Do you have dreams that you feel are unrealistic? Living the life you want is not impossible. Simple changes in your thoughts and perspective can unlock your potential. All you want can come to you if you allow it. Trust in yourself and discover an amazing journey filled with joy and wonder.

12 Steps to Health, Wealth, and Joy: A Guide to Living Well shows you how to make these simple changes so you can realize your dreams. Each chapter provides a life lesson followed by an activity to help you create the life you imagine. Michelle Farias draws on her extensive counseling experience and research to provide a simple, easy guide for changing your life. Start your adventure today. You can really have all you desire.

About the Author
Michelle Farias, M.A., L.P.C., is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She has experience as a therapist, public speaker, consultant, and teacher. She is also the author of 25 Ways to Keep Your Child Safe, Healthy and Successful: Lessons from a School Counselor.

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