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Feminine Rage Book Recommendations 2

The Handmaid’s Tale From Amazon… In Margaret Atwood’s dystopian future, environmental disasters and declining birthrates have led to a Second American Civil War. The result is the rise of the Republic of Gilead, a totalitarian regime that enforces rigid social roles and enslaves the few remaining fertile women. Offred is…

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Obama in the white house

Barack Obama’s Favorite Book of 2018 Was ‘Becoming.’ Here’s What Else He Liked.

I’ve been paying a lot more attention to books in general since starting the Freaky Thinkers Book Club on Facebook.  In particular, I am fascinated by those I admire and their interests.  Barack Obama is one that would definitely fit in that category for me.  While this post is from…

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Recommended Books

Help Yourself: Our Expert Interview With Marianne Power

There’s a reason why self-help is a multibillion-dollar industry. It offers a magical commodity – the shot at a better life. Read this, attend that, and before you know it, look! You’re poised, confident and successful. It’s a beguiling promise. But does it work? The British journalist Marianne Power decided…

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Ocean Wave Great Heart and Strength

Relational Mindfulness: A Handbook for Deepening Our Connections with Ourselves, Each Other, and the Planet

This book is a great resource for creating compassionate awareness in all relationships – self, one another, the planet. I’ve thought for years that self-help, self-awareness, etc. lacked a key component for ultimate success…the lack of “we” language.  I’ve dedicated years to doing my best to unpack my personal baggage…

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Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good (Emergent Strategy)

“We are socialized to see what is wrong, missing, off, to tear down the ideas of others and uplift our own. To a certain degree, our entire future may depend on learning to listen, listen without assumptions or defenses.” ~ Adrienne Maree Brown This is definitely a book you will…

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