What do you think of self-help or self-improvement books? I used to think they were balderdash, but I’ve read a few good self-improvement / behavioral psychology books in the past few years. I thought it might be helpful to share some of the better ones, especially as the new year approaches with the inevitable new year’s resolutions.
These books have helped me understand and know myself better, and they offer practical advice for making a change. I believe that once we know ourselves better, we are able to identify areas that we are ready to improve and then make the appropriate steps to take action and implement the changes.
Take a look, and see if there’s a book or two you’d like to try.
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Chris and I drove to Tucson over the Thanksgiving holiday, and the fifteen-hour drive became significantly more enjoyable with the audiobook The Disaster Artist. We couldn’t stop listening!
I thought it was time for the second installment of 9 Great Audiobooks, and this one has a little twist: Road Trips! So here are nine more great audiobooks for your next road trip. I’ve split them into three categories: non-fiction, fiction, and stories that kids from one to ninety-two will love.
And here’s the first installment if you want nine more great suggestions.
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I thought it would be fun to share what I’ve been reading lately along with my verdicts. Here are 5 books I’ve read (or listened to) recently. I’ve been on a pretty great streak lately!
And here’s volume 1 if you’re looking for a few more recommendations.
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Instagram is my preferred method of social media. It’s fun; it’s visual; it’s a digital scrapbook; it’s a great source for inspiration.
Here are a few fun accounts to follow if you’re looking for some added flair in your feed. And, if you’d like, you can follow me @emilypainesmith.
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Are other people’s day-to-day routines interesting to anyone else? I love pulling back the curtain to see which beauty products my friends use for their daily skin practices. I thought it would be fun to share my regimen here, if you’d like to take a look…
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