Yes, this is a book note on my own first book,The Lighthouse Method: How Busy, Overloaded Moms Can Get Unstuck and Figure Out What To Do With Their Lives. It’s a short ebook, available for only $2.99 on Amazon, iTunes, Barnes and Noble, Kobo, and Smashwords. It’s gotten some lovely reviews thanks to some kind readers.
The book outlines several counter-intuitive strategies that can help anyone get unstuck. To illustrate each of the strategies, it provides real-life client examples, which I think makes the book a fast and easy read.
How Busy Overloaded Moms Get Unstuck
First, for big life changes, you have to abandon, or at least set aside, making plans. Because a reliance on planning will make and keep you stuck.
The plan-and-prepare-first method…fails us when we don’t know where we’re going. It’s hard to chart a course when you don’t know your exact destination…. Not having any plan, and not having all of the information we need before we start, feels scary or reckless because we don’t know what pitfalls to avoid. We fear we’ll make irreversible mistakes we will regret… It’s no wonder we get stuck before we start.
Second, the book, of course, talks about taking small steps. But, the twist here is to start by taking enjoyable ones.
A requisite to getting started is to make the rowing as enjoyable as possible. This is often overlooked. it is ingrained in us that hard work needs to be painful. While the conventional belief of “no pain, no gain” may apply to a good exercise workout, I’ve found it doesn’t help improve one’s life situation.
I hope you’ll check out the book!
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