A book for the rest of us.
In case you’re wondering, I don’t receive any compensation for book reviews. It’s about sharing my love of books with the world and, let’s be honest, to justify buying more books. I encourage you to check out the following book from your library or purchase from a local book store.
As a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP), I love getting lost in an amazing book. Also, from time to time, I will dip my toe into the world of graphic novels, much like the book I’m reviewing today.
Quiet Girl in a Noisy World: An Introvert’s Story describes a woman’s coming-of-age experience as she navigates school and falling in love. She overcomes social pressures, an overwhelming workplace and learns to embrace her introverted nature in all of its (quiet) glory.
I devoured this book. As soon as it arrived in the mail, I started reading it in my car. I rushed home and curled up on my bed with my kitten, Juniper (well, she purred a healthy distance from me, she’s not so much of a cuddler these days) and read it from start to finish in less than an hour. Continue reading “HSP Book Review: Quiet Girl in a Noisy World: An Introvert’s Story by Debbie Tung”
“Empaths must become warriors of light. Don’t let the dark scare you.” – Judith Orloff, MD
Editor’s note: No compensation was received for this review. It comes purely from a desire to help HSPs wade through the literature about their trait. And, let’s be honest, to justify reading more self-help books.
As you know from my previous book review, I am a self-help book junkie. I love reading about psychology, personal development, and social issues. Given I work primarily with Highly Sensitive People (HSPs) and empaths in my private practice, it made sense to tackle a review of this book and see if it was worth a read for HSPs and empaths. Continue reading “Self-Help Book Review: The Empath’s Survival Guide by Dr. Judith Orloff”
Is this popular self-help book worth giving a f*ck about?
I am a self-professed, unashamed self-help book junkie.
There, I said it.
I read my first self-help book when I was 16. I didn’t fully realize at the time, but this was my introduction to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy–now a therapeutic approach I use with most clients. I’ve been hooked ever since. Continue reading “Self-Help Book Review: The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck by Sarah Knight”