Reviews by Kayla Hancock –
To Really Love a Man
by Joyce Vissell, RN, MS and Barry Vissell, MD (Ramira Publishing, Paperback, $15.95)
While underneath the skin we are all are extravagantly similar souls, there are fundamental differences in the way most men and women express themselves and view this world. Joyce and Barry share tools that will help readers to more fully honor their significant others. Specifically, this book focuses on how a man’s partner can help him to feel his emotions and vulnerability while still allowing him to feel acknowledged and secure.
To Really Love a Woman
by Barry Vissell, MD and Joyce Vissell, RN, MS (Ramira Publishing, Paperback, $15.95)
Similar to the book above, this second collaboration between Barry and Joyce Vissell also helps readers learn how to more deeply respect and connect with their partners. This guidebook focuses particularly on helping individuals in relationships with women to bring out her creativity, dreams and passions while still allowing her to feel safe and appreciated. Their writing refers mostly to heterosexual men and women, but it does not limit it’s potential to positively influence the lives of LGBTQ individuals.
The Parents’ Guide to Climate Revolution: 100 Ways to Build a Fossil-Free Future, Raise Empowered Kids, and Still Get a Good Night’s Sleep, by Mary DeMocker (New World Library, Paperback, $16.95)
Easy. Practical. And, oh yes…life changing! All of these can be used to describe the climate saving practices that Mary DeMocker shares in this book. Parenting may not be the easiest of tasks; however, Democker teaches parents ways in which they can empower their children to make a positive impact on the environment. Some of her great tips include family bike rides, planting trees and even simply eating less junk food.
It Tickled the Whiskers of My Soul
by Rebecca Rose (Rebecca Rose Press, Paperback, $14.99)
Our thoughts create our reality. Unsatisfactory thoughts create an unsatisfied life. When Rebecca Rose approached an all-time low, she decided to read a lot of books on manifestation, spirituality and positive energy. This is a book of letters that Rose has written to her children to read when they are older. She shares these spiritual lessons with the world, hoping they can serve as a helpful resource and inspiration for someone in need.
Being Present: Cultivate a Peaceful Mind through Spiritual Practice
by Darren Cockburn (Findhorn Press, Paperback, $16.99)
It can be easy to get caught up in our own mind chatter. In this book, Darren Cockburn teaches readers how to overcome unhelpful thoughts and feelings through a variety of practices including breathwork, exercise, dieting and connecting with nature. He shares why living simpler lives helps us to more easily understand our addictive behaviors and how practicing mindfulness can improve our communication with loved ones and colleagues.
Breaking Up with Busy: Real-Life Solutions for Overscheduled Women
by Yvonne Tally (New World Library, Hardcover, $18.95)
In our society, keeping a loaded daily schedule while maintaining minimum sleep schedules has somehow become desirable. In this book, Yvonne Tally helps readers reclaim their lives by providing over 50 reminders on how to break the habit of being busy. She explains how living a more balanced life enhances spiritual connection and reintroduces us to important aspects of living, such as play and pleasure.
Kayla Hancock is grateful to be a part of this community. She is a Licensed Massage Therapist, Reiki Practitioner and certified Deeksha giver who enjoys working alongside her angels and spirit guides to bring more love, joy and compassion into the world.