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Friendship Isn't a Big Thing, It's a Million Little Things The Art of Female Friendship

Friendship Isn't a Big Thing, It's a Million Little Things The Art of Female Friendship

Author: Becca Anderson Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/10/2019

A Tribute to Female FriendshipsCelebrate the bonds you've built with the wonderful women in your life. The bond shared among girlfriends is like no other. Whether the friendship is decades old or just beginning, we share a unique relationship with these women, a connection wholly different even from what we share with husbands or boyfriends. Share in the wit and wisdom of fellow women. Strong female friendships are inspiring because they foster the practice of women supporting and enabling other women. Author and blogger Becca Anderson has long been moved by the inspirational quotes and stories of groundbreaking women (as seen in her bestselling title, The Book of Awesome Women), and she shares some of that female empowerment with us in this book. Fill your heart with gratitude for your soul sisters. We know how much we love our girlfriends, but do they know? This book reminds us just how valuable our bonds with our gal pals are. These are the women who answer the phone at 4 a.m. and drop everything to help a sister out, the ones who are there for both the tearful wine nights and the champagne-worthy celebrations. As author Becca Anderson says, Our friends are some of the great loves of our lives. Mine have seem me through tough times and we have so much shared joy. My life advice is simple: make friends and treasure them. By reading Friendship Isn't a Big Thing, It's a Million Little Things, you will find... Renewed value in the friendships you share with women Inspiration for growing in those relationships and further supporting your friends Reasons to celebrate the unique love you find in female friendship A perfect inspirational gift for the women in your life If you've enjoyed books such as Beautifully Said, Badass Affirmations, That's What She Said, and Cleo Wade's Heart Talk, you will love Friendship Isn't a Big Thing, It's a Million Little Things: The Art of Female Friendship by bestselling author Becca Anderson.

The Crafty Gardener Inspired Ideas and DIY Crafts From Your Own Backyard

The Crafty Gardener Inspired Ideas and DIY Crafts From Your Own Backyard

Author: Becca Anderson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/08/2019

100 Ideas, Crafts and How-tos for GardenersFans of Square Foot Gardening, Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden, Welcome to the Farm, and Compact Farms will love The Crafty Gardener. Awakening the gardener in all of us: Gardening allows us to live in a much more human way, grounded in nature and connected to Mother Earth and all she provides. Even if your garden is just a hanging basket of cherry tomatoes or a windowsill filled with herb pots, you will still reap the benefits of gardening. DIY crafting and gardening: Gardening adds pleasure to your life and gives you a sense of calm. With your garden, you are quite literally growing a bounty of blessings. Lifelong gardener and bestselling author Becca Anderson has put her love of crafting and of gardening together in this book of inspired DIY ideas. More than a gardening book: Along with gardening tips and secrets for growing flowers, herbs and veggies, Anderson shares dozens of how-to's in this delightful guide on making candles, potpourri, bath salts, essential oils, floral waters, tinctures, liquors, pickles jams and even fountains, birdhouses and fairy doors. The perfect gift for any gardener! Readers will learn: Time-tested gardening secrets How to garden in big and small spaces Recipes for home-grown vegetables and fruits How to preserve and ferment How to make DIY garden decorations and fixtures Anderson's own gardening stories that will inspire, motivate, and lift the spirit A gardening book filled with DIY projects, wisdom, and joy

The Buddha's Guide to Gratitude The Life-changing Power of Every Day Mindfulness

The Buddha's Guide to Gratitude The Life-changing Power of Every Day Mindfulness

Author: Becca Anderson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/08/2019

According to Buddha, You have no cause for anything but gratitude and joy. Being thankful is one of the most powerful tools we humans have to attain peace of mind and a measure of happiness. As it turns out, Buddha had quite a lot to say on the subject of gratitude, including citing it as one of the four keys to the Gate of Heaven. Why is this? Perhaps the sheer simplicity of gratefulness is large part of this as it is available to all of us at any time. Even in the midst of over busyness, stress and chaos, we can find plenty to be glad about. Take time to stop each day and count your blessings. This can be a prayer or mindfulness mediation, whichever works for you. Yet, this lovely, uncomplicated approach may well change your life. Studies show-and experts counsel-that gratitude is a key component of our own happiness. People who are grateful about events and experiences from the past, who celebrate the triumphs instead of focusing on the losses or disappointments, tend to be more satisfied in the present. In a lecture, Buddhist leader Thich Nhat Hanh stated, With all I have experienced in my own life, the power of gratitude stands above everything else. In your mindfulness practice, use gratitude until it becomes your way of life. Gratitude moves us to do all kinds of things inspired by joy. Gratitude can help us transform our fears into courage, our anger into forgiveness, our isolation into belonging, and another's pain into healing. Saying Thank you every day will create feelings of love, compassion, and hope. But the fact is, the art of living-for that is what we speak about when we speak of gratitude-isn't something that comes naturally to most people. Most of us need to work intentionally to increase the intensity, duration, and frequency of positive, grateful feelings-a daunting challenge indeed. But fear not, this workbook is here to help! Inside we have provided you with mindful meditations, hands-on exercises, profound practices, inspiring quotations, space for writing, thought-provoking questions, and even positive power tools that will help you build a more grateful life.

The Woman's Book of Prayer 365 Blessings, Poems and Meditations

The Woman's Book of Prayer 365 Blessings, Poems and Meditations

Author: Becca Anderson, BJ Gallagher Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/01/2019

Increase Your Happiness Through Faith and SpiritualityPrayer takes many forms: Sitting in silence, walking mediation, using prayer beads or folding your hands every night and talking to God are all forms of prayer. If you want something different in your life, you must pray a different prayer. We are constantly communing with the Divine throughout our daily lives-even in the most ordinary activities. The Woman's Book of Prayer will show you all the ways you can pray, so that you can find the methods that work for you. Draw inspiration from a variety of sources: Comprised of both mindfulness meditations, prayer practices and selections of sacred texts, poems and blessings, The Woman's Book of Prayer by Becca Anderson, author of Prayers for Hard Times and Every Day Thankful, gathers words of encouragement, comfort and sustenance for women. From Peace Pilgrim to Psalms to Dolly Parton, this collection of power thoughts and purposeful prayers will help you get inspired, and more importantly, stay inspired. Change your life by changing your prayer: Author Becca Anderson credits her recovery from a serious illness to the power of daily prayer. But she had to change the way she prayed and set off on an exploration of the myriad methods people use and uncovering the world's best prayers. The Woman's Book of Prayer shows how to change your life by changing your prayer. By carefully and consciously choosing affirming thoughts and deliberately looking for blessings at every opportunity, you will literally create a new life for yourself. The Woman's Book of Prayer will help you: discover how to focus on what you DO want, not what you don't want learn how to make your prayers positive and affirming find out how to get more of what you want in your life

Plan Be! Awesome Inspiration for Your Awesome Life

Plan Be! Awesome Inspiration for Your Awesome Life

Author: Becca Anderson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/07/2018

Adjust your attitude with daily affirmationsMastering the art of thinking happy: The affirmations, quotes and ideas in this book are a set of tools for you to use in your self-development. They are for inner work. And, you know what they say about happiness, that it's an inside job, which is 100% true. These suggestions vary widely from spiritual aspirations to very simple, straight forward and practical ideas. Much has to do with adjusting your attitude. Depending on the day, it might be a slight adjustment or a major overhaul but the more you practice daily affirmations, the fewer adjustments you'll need. One day, you will realize you have mastered the art of thinking happy and are looking at the bright side of life, every day. Incorporating this as a daily practice will build mental muscle and help you achieve the all-important optimistic way of thinking. Becoming a better you: I very much like the idea of idea of undertaking the inner work of self-development and working your way to a better you. I am also a strong advocate for believing in yourself and loving yourself more each and every day. These are habits that can easily be reinforced by practices such as journaling, creating your own affirmations and talking to yourself in the positive. Build your inner optimism: Like an engine driving you toward greater things, self belief brings you closer to your life's purpose, your personal mission and will absolutely make you a happier camper. Daily affirmations help build the optimistic mindset. So, try it. Easy as pie and just as sweet.

Plan Be!

Plan Be!

Author: Becca Anderson Format: eBook Release Date: 15/06/2018

Adjust your attitude with daily affirmationsMastering the art of thinking happy: The affirmations, quotes and ideas in this book are a set of tools for you to use in your self-development. They are for "e;inner work."e; And, you know what they say about happiness, that it's an "e;inside job,"e; which is 100% true. These suggestions vary widely from spiritual aspirations to very simple, straight forward and practical ideas. Much has to do with adjusting your attitude. Depending on the day, it might be a slight adjustment or a major overhaul but the more you practice daily affirmations, the fewer adjustments you'll need. One day, you will realize you have mastered the art of "e;thinking happy"e; and are looking at the bright side of life, every day. Incorporating this as a daily practice will build "e;mental muscle"e; and help you achieve the all-important optimistic way of thinking.Becoming a better you: I very much like the idea of idea of undertaking the inner work of self-development and working your way to a better you. I am also a strong advocate for believing in yourself and loving yourself more each and every day. These are habits that can easily be reinforced by practices such as journaling, creating your own affirmations and talking to yourself in the positive.Build your inner optimism: Like an engine driving you toward greater things, self belief brings you closer to your life's purpose, your personal mission and will absolutely make you a happier camper. Daily affirmations help build the optimistic mindset. So, try it. Easy as pie and just as sweet.

Badass Affirmations The Wit and Wisdom of Wild Women

Badass Affirmations The Wit and Wisdom of Wild Women

Author: Becca Anderson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/05/2018

#1 Amazon New Release! Positive Affirmations for a BadassFans of Rachel Hollis and Girl, Wash Your Face will love Becca Anderson's Badass Affirmations Even a badass needs daily affirmations: We all need reminders. You don't leap out of bed knowing you are amazing and about to have an incredible day. All of us have a lot of demands, pressures, to-do's and responsibilities. We find ourselves rushing around, working hard to please others. Often we find ourselves at the back of our own bus, having made everyone else happy but our own damn self. Then you go and beat yourself up about it. Let's stop that, shall we? The incredible art of self-affirmation: Positive living and affirmation queen Becca Anderson reminds you that you are pretty darn great. I had to learn to remind myself, but you know what? It feels pretty darn good. It is even kind of addictive in the best way. There are reasons we need esteem boosters. We pick up scars and get bumps and bruises in daily life. If you had a bad childhood, you have old tapes from poor parenting looping through your unconscious brain. You'll never amount to anything. You're not good at sports. Your sister has a better singing voice than you, so we're sending her to music camp and you can stay behind and babysit. Even nice moms and dads perpetrate these parenting errors that leave marks on our souls. But, we can overcome with the right mix of badass affirmations. Every day and in every way, you can learn the art of self-affirmation. Self-affirmation adjustment: If you find yourself feeling overwhelmed and drained by life's busyness and demands, stop in your tracks and do an attitude adjustment, or more specifically a gratitude adjustment. You have need for some me TLC and a dose of radical self-affirmation. In Badass Affirmations you will: * Learn the habit of affirming yourself daily * Experience a life filled with love, joy, fulfillment and satisfaction * Take control of your destiny * Strengthen your self-esteem

Badass Affirmations

Badass Affirmations

Author: Becca Anderson Format: eBook Release Date: 15/05/2018

#1 Amazon New Release! - Positive affirmations for a badassFans of Rachel Hollis and Girl, Wash Your Face will love Becca Anderson's Badass AffirmationsEven a badass needs daily affirmations: We all need reminders now and then. You don't leap out of bed every day knowing you are amazing and about to have an incredible day. All of us have a lot of demands, pressures, to-do's and responsibilities so we find ourselves rushing around, working hard to please others. Most of the time, you find yourself at the back of your own bus, having made everyone else happy but your own damn self. Then you go and beat yourself up about it. Let's stop that, shall we?The incredible art of self-affirmation: Positive living and affirmation queen Becca Anderson is here to remind you that you are pretty darn great. I had to learn to remind myself of that but you know what? It feels pretty darn good. It is even kind of addictive in the best possible way. While this might seem like a fluffy little exercise, it actually runs quite deep and will serve you the rest of your life. There are reasons we need esteem boosters here and there; we pick up scars along the way and get bumps and bruises in the wake of daily life. If you had a bad childhood, you have these old "e;tapes"e; from poor parenting that loop around in your brain on an unconscious level, "e;You'll never amount to anything. You're not good at sports. Your sister has a much better singing voice than you, so we're sending her to music camp and you can stay behind and babysit."e; Even really nice moms and dads perpetrate these parenting errors that leave marks on the souls of their children. But, this can all be overcome with the right mix of badass affirmations. Every day and in every way, you can learn the art of self-affirmation.Self-affirmation adjustment: If you find yourself feeling overwhelmed and drained by the busyness of life with too many demands, you need to stop in your tracks and do an attitude adjustment, or more specifically a "e;gratitude adjustment."e; Whenever you have gotten to this point, you have need for some "e;me TLC"e; and a dose of radical self-affirmation.The habit of daily affirmations builds self-esteem: If you affirm yourself every day, you can rule the world. More importantly, you can live a life filled with love, joy, fulfillment and satisfaction thanks to your own positive self-regard. Through the art of self-affirmation or daily affirmations, you can take control of your own destiny and create your ideal life. If it sounds easy, it can be but it does require the discipline that you reflect upon positive affirmations each day. These affirmations are a mindfulness practice that will strengthen your self-esteem. Like a muscle, the more you do it, the stronger your confidence and sense of self will be. Positive Affirmations for a Badass is the ultimate motivating, encouraging, and uplifting book to enjoy and share. These very wise words and affirmative sayings have the power to touch our hearts, make us laugh and alleviate our stress, while realizing the vast potential life has to offer.

Badass Women Give the Best Advice Everything You Need to Know About Love and Life

Badass Women Give the Best Advice Everything You Need to Know About Love and Life

Author: Becca Anderson, Trina Robbins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/03/2018

Badass Women AdviceEverything you need to know about love, life, relationships, sex, men, and being a badass. Advice from girl bosses of all kinds: Women are, far and away, the Oral Sex. Women's Studies scholar Becca Anderson has gathered the wisdom from a chorus of fabulous femmes for this one-of-a-kind advice book. From housewives to Hollywood starlets, from standup comedians to startup entrepreneurs, these badass women offer unvarnished and unabashed opinions and share their frank and forthright thinking on the wild world of relationships. A sassy collection of woman wisdom: This delightfully dishy gathering of gal pals is like having a heart-to-heart with 200 of your closest friends. Garrulous girls and loquacious ladies from every walk of life unleash their wicked wit in this humorous and enlightening compilation and tell it like it is. Topics include What the World Needs Now, Love Hurts, Lost Love, and Are Men Really Necessary. Learn and laugh at the real stories of the amazing women you love: true tales about wild women of yore that entertain as much as they enlighten. From Anais Nin, Lily Tomlin, Amy Bloom, Dorothy Allison, Drew Barrymore, Chrissy Teigan and beyond, there's no shortage of sass, sarcasm, or sizzle and a few shocks along the way! In Badass Women Give the Best Advice, readers will find: Wisdom about sex, dating, break ups, weddings, the prerequisites for the perfect kiss, and more! Quotes and true stories from famous women and girl bosses. Quizzes, love and sex bucket lists and topics like Size Really Does Matter, and Cry Me a River, The Weepiest Romantic Movies Ever that will spice up your sex and love life. Be enlightened with these no nonsense takes on dating, love life, sex, self-love, and more!

Think Happy to Stay Happy The Awesome Power of Learned Optimism

Think Happy to Stay Happy The Awesome Power of Learned Optimism

Author: Becca Anderson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2018

#1 Amazon New Release Think HappyPositivity guide: Happiness is around every corner, but every once in a while we need a guide or map to find it. This book is your guide. The 50 chapters of Think Happy to Stay Happy are filled with positivity ideas and inspiration to help you learn how to be happy. Stay happy: Joy unites all people and words are often how we best express our joy. Think Happy to Stay Happy is the perfect collection of power thoughts and insightful quotes and affirmations that express some of the best ways to stay happy. The secret to being happy may well be a gratitude adjustment. Follow your bliss: One thing the world's wisdom traditions all agree on is that all states of higher being are not attained by stumbling around an unmarked road to blisstown , but result from inner work and self development. Bliss means connecting with your true self more deeply and arriving at a place of ease and awareness. If you do follow your bliss you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while, waiting for you, and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living. Benefits of reading Think Happy to Stay Happy: Learn to be happy Learn about how a gratitude adjustment can help you stay happy Attain a state of bliss

Think Happy to Stay Happy

Think Happy to Stay Happy

Author: Becca Anderson Format: eBook Release Date: 13/02/2018

Think Happy----------Positivity guide: Happiness is around every corner, but every once in a while we need a guide or map to find it. This book is your guide. The 50 chapters of Think Happy to Stay Happy are filled with positivity ideas and inspiration to help you learn how to be happy. Stay happy: Joy unites all people and words are often how we best express our joy. Think Happy to Stay Happy is the perfect collection of power thoughts and insightful quotes and affirmations that express some of the best ways to "e;stay happy."e; The secret to being happy may well be a "e;gratitude adjustment."e;Follow your bliss: One thing the world's wisdom traditions all agree on is that all states of "e;higher being"e; are not attained by stumbling around an unmarked road to "e;blisstown"e;, but result from inner work and self development. Bliss means connecting with your true self more deeply and arriving at a place of ease and awareness. "e;If you do follow your bliss you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while, waiting for you, and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living."e;Benefits of reading Think Happy to Stay Happy: Learn to be happy Learn about how a "e;gratitude adjustment"e; can help you stay happy Attain a state of bliss

Prayers for Hard Times

Prayers for Hard Times

Author: Becca Anderson Format: eBook Release Date: 25/12/2017

The simple act of praying----------Wisdom, inspiration and prayer: As recent scientific research shows, the simple act of praying can be emotionally, spiritually, and even physically healing. With Prayers for Hard Times, author Becca Anderson offers solace in bringing together the wisdom of great thinkers, spiritual leaders and writers who have faced difficulty and learned from it. Sacred and inspirational sources: Organized in daybook form, the book draws from sacred sources such as the Bible, the Torah, Buddhist and Native American texts, as well as inspirational writings of: Elizabeth Gilbert Joan Didion Maya Angelou Rumi Mark Nepo Harriet Tubman Dave Eggars Abraham Lincoln Anne Morrow Lindberg Martin Luther King Jr.Consolation and renewal: Together, these wise words create a tapestry of consolation and renewal for those times when it all seems "e;too much."e; In a world that feels increasingly fragile and, at times, fractured, people need answers and prayers. Becca Anderson's collection focuses on prayers for a wide range of life challenges, from the personal to the global. Prayers for Hard Times covers issues facing individuals such as loss of loved ones, illness, anxiety, divorce, depression and addiction, as well as those challenges communities face in natural disasters and violence. The writers in Anderson's devotional address the world at large, as well, with words of hope and help for global poverty, hunger, war and the environmental. Prayers for Hard Times offers readers solace, comfort, and support, drawing from the wisdom of every era, every major faith and tradition, and the important voices of those who have lived through such experiences themselves

Book of Awesome Women

Book of Awesome Women

Author: Becca Anderson Format: eBook Release Date: 25/07/2017

Super women. Who are some of the most awesome women in history?----------"e;The Book of Awesome Women shares stories and triumphs that are not often mentioned in mainstream history and is something you absolutely need to check out....Reading this book filled me with happiness and I just felt so amazed by what the women within this book have accomplished."e;The Book of Awesome Women Book Review from @kleffnotes, TheNerdyGirlExpress, December 11, 2017Sheroes: Women hold up half the sky and, most days, do even more of the heavy lifting including childbearing and child-rearing. All after a long day at the office. Women have always been strong, true heroes ? sheroes, oftentimes unacknowledged. As we shake off the last traces of a major patriarchal hangover, women are coming into their own. In the 21st Century, all women can fully embrace their fiery fempower and celebrate their no-holds-barred individuality. It is time to acknowledge the successful women of the world. Super women as female role models: From the foremothers who blazed trails and broke barriers, to today's women warriors from sports, science, cyberspace, city hall, the lecture hall, and the silver screen, The Book of Awesome Women paints 200 portraits of powerful and inspiring role models for women and girls poised to become super women of the future. Successful women: Some of the super women you will meet in The Book of Awesome Women: Dian Fossey Martina Navratilova Sojourner Truth Indira Ghandi Aretha Franklin Margaret Mead Coretta Scott King Georgia O'Keeffe Jackie Joyner-Kersee Joan Baez Eleanor Roosevelt Coco Chanel Anita Hill Nobel Peace Prize winner, Wangari Maathai and many moreNow is the time to acknowledge the greatness of women!

Every Day Thankful

Every Day Thankful

Author: Becca Anderson Format: eBook Release Date: 11/04/2017

#1 Amazon New Release! - Daily reflections. Inspirational prayers for every day of the yearRelationship prayers: This lovely book, Every Day Thankful: 365 Blessing, Graces and Gratitudes, can be used as a book of graces to share over the evening meal, as a hostess gift or for daily reflection. Sharing gratitude is one of the most powerful ways to create close relationships. By praying together at the daily meal with these gratitudes, you have a happier family and become bonded together by blessings. Add the joy of living in thankfulness by incorporating daily reflections and inspirational prayers into your plan for each day.Prayers before meals: In today's frenetic world, the common experience of sharing the evening meal can restore a sense of community and humanity to society. More important, the blessing of the meal fosters in us a sense of gratitude for the gifts we have been given. This collection of 365 blessings-ranging from the words of Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh and Abraham Lincoln to Maya Angelou and Oprah will bring joy to the shared experience of breaking bread.Daily reflections: Author Becca Anderson grew up with graces, spoken blessings and relationship prayers every day at the family table, noting, "e;We looked forward to it every day and it got us through everything, good times and bad. I believe wholeheartedly that counting your blessings and prayers of gratitude will bring loved ones together and adds so much joy to life."e;Inspirational prayers: Becca Anderson's curated collection of the world's wisdom traditions celebrates the connections between grace and gratitude. The book includes a wide selection of blessings, graces and gratitudes including:devotionals for womenrelationship prayersprayers for giving thanksdevotionals for menthank the Lord prayersdevotionals for couples

Every Day Thankful 365 Blessings, Graces and Gratitudes

Every Day Thankful 365 Blessings, Graces and Gratitudes

Author: Becca Anderson, Brenda Knight Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/03/2017

#1 Amazon New Release! Daily reflections. Inspirational prayers for every day of the yearRelationship prayers: This lovely book, Every Day Thankful: 365 Blessing, Graces and Gratitudes, can be used as a book of graces to share over the evening meal, as a hostess gift or for daily reflection. Sharing gratitude is one of the most powerful ways to create close relationships. By praying together at the daily meal with these gratitudes, you have a happier family and become bonded together by blessings. Add the joy of living in thankfulness by incorporating daily reflections and inspirational prayers into your plan for each day. Prayers before meals: In today's frenetic world, the common experience of sharing the evening meal can restore a sense of community and humanity to society. More important, the blessing of the meal fosters in us a sense of gratitude for the gifts we have been given. This collection of 365 blessings-ranging from the words of Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh and Abraham Lincoln to Maya Angelou and Oprah will bring joy to the shared experience of breaking bread. Daily reflections: Author Becca Anderson grew up with graces, spoken blessings and relationship prayers every day at the family table, noting, We looked forward to it every day and it got us through everything, good times and bad. I believe wholeheartedly that counting your blessings and prayers of gratitude will bring loved ones together and adds so much joy to life. Inspirational prayers: Becca Anderson's curated collection of the world's wisdom traditions celebrates the connections between grace and gratitude. The book includes a wide selection of blessings, graces and gratitudes including: devotionals for women relationship prayers prayers for giving thanks devotionals for men thank the Lord prayers devotionals for couples