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Posted on Tue, Jan 01, 2013 17:21

Happy New Year EVERYONE!

 

Hope each of you welcomed in the New Year with thoughts of hope and determination to make this the best year of your life.

 

What are you reading?

What lesson(s) have you learned thusfar from your selection?

 

I'm currently reading, Life Unlocked: 7 Revolutionary Lessons to Overcome Fear by Srinivasan S. Pillay, MD, (Rodale, NY,NY, 2010). This is one AMAZING book if you want to understand why people get stuck and can't move on or succeed. Whether it's not being able to find a job or a spouse, or caught up in loops of indecision, or can't seem to get their business growing, or whatever, the book explains why and how to snap out of it. It's very scientificly based.

 

I'm only in the first chapter and already learned that my amygdala has caused an earthquake in my brain due to all the stress I've been under the last 2 years. That's what's happening when you think your mind is short-circuiting. I'm ready for some relief! I also learned that new studies have shown that blind people can sense fear on people's faces even though they can't see. Very interesting findings. Will comment more as I learn more from this great work in psychology.

 

Rmac, you're going to LOVE this one!

 

Happy New Year to all and may this be your best year ever.............. BeWell...;-D

 

 



BeWell and wishing you only the best ! ..................;-D

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Posted on Mon, Jan 14, 2013 17:51

Quoting BeWell:

Liv,

 

You're such a good mom. Your son is very lucky. He sounds like he's going to be an inquisitive person and a pretty good judge of character when he grows up, just like his mum............ BeWell........;-D



BeWell - Awwwww.....thanks. That's very kind of you.

 

Liv.



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Posted on Mon, Jan 14, 2013 17:50

Quoting Hoping4Love2000:

LOOK BEWELL!!!

It's a photo of me reading my nightly dose of "contracts"..... 

Bwahahahahaha!!! ;)


Hope - Bwahahahahahaha!!!! Borrowing that off you! This carton is incredible! LOL.

 

 

 

Liv.



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Posted on Sat, Jan 12, 2013 22:27

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Be Well - My 6 year old son and I are reading the 'People Who Changed the World' by Cara Rogers. It's a big book for a 6 year old, so I guess we will be spending a long time on it.

 

I saw the book and I thought it would be a pretty good way to build character in the little fella and for him to aspire to do something that will change his world, when he is old enough.

 

So far, he has red about Nelson Mandela and his fortitude in the face of adversity and how he went from prison to the presidency. He was pretty bowled over by that!

 

He has also red about Neil Armstrong - that completely blew his mind when he saw Neil's footprint on the moon's surface! He wanted to know if the footprint was still there.

 

He took one look at Madonna and he told me he knew she was a singer, lol! How he knew? I have no clue, lol.

 

Liv.



Liv,

 

You're such a good mom. Your son is very lucky. He sounds like he's going to be an inquisitive person and a pretty good judge of character when he grows up, just like his mum............ BeWell........;-D



BeWell and wishing you only the best ! ..................;-D

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Posted on Sat, Jan 12, 2013 22:22

Hope............ Stop horsing around! ;-D........ Loved the cartoon.......... ;-D........BeWell



BeWell and wishing you only the best ! ..................;-D

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Posted on Sat, Jan 12, 2013 22:20

Rmac,

 

Thanks! Sounds like a great list!.............. BeWell



BeWell and wishing you only the best ! ..................;-D

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Posted on Fri, Jan 11, 2013 16:15

Just sayin...same same different name kind of a thing...


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Posted on Tue, Jan 08, 2013 08:48

Quoting BeWell:

Hi Rmac,

 

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!  Thank you again for all the great book suggestions you made for us all in 2012. I'm sure everyone is looking forward to what will be on your list this coming year.

 

I know you'll love all the interesting facts and studies mentioned in Life Unlocked. Hope you can find it and find time to read it.

 

May 2013 be the best year of your life and may you find your one true love........ BeWell...... ;-D



Hi BeWell,

 

I seem to have hit a lull in my reading.  It happens. 

 

Still struggling to finish “Emotional Intelligence” and “Bright Sided” that I mentioned last month.  Both books worthwhile, but maybe not exactly in tune with my natural interests. 

 

My library system does not seem to have Life Unlocked.”  I’ll try interlibrary loan next time I get over there. 

 

I am a bunch behind on all those I want to read.  Some being: 

 

·         How we decide   / Lehrer, Jonah. 

·         How to change anybody: proven techniques to reshape anyone's attitude, behavior, feelings, or beliefs   / Lieberman, David J.

·         Click: the magic of instant connections / Brafman, Ori.

·         The introvert advantage: how to thrive in an extrovert world / Laney, Marti Olsen

 

Happy New Year

 

RMac



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Posted on Mon, Jan 07, 2013 18:36

@Hoping thanks and yes Christmas was great and I must say I love playing Santa and seeing my son go crazy in the morning. I hope your Christmas was good as well!! ... Crossfire has better story line I think you might enjoy it more and several girls I know are reading it as well...

 

I havent got to far into Matters of the Heart but so far its been good... I also really enjoyed A Good Women by Danielle Steel it kept me wanting to know what happens next.



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Posted on Mon, Jan 07, 2013 13:44

:-)))

 

Oh well...it sure seems like a 6revo on the go!

 

I mean..as I read factual litt...but..whats all this about..I havent opened such shade(y) book and will probably never do...especially when Ive heard BeWells editing expercience of it..sounds less of quality reading session to me...hm...i mean...whats this about..is it that peole get to bring sexual issues to the public rooms without blushing or is it that they have never experimented sexually before?

 

Hmm...what would  I know..Im practically a virgin without a cause ;-)))


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Posted on Mon, Jan 07, 2013 05:13

LOOK BEWELL!!!

It's a photo of me reading my nightly dose of "contracts"..... 

Bwahahahahaha!!! ;)


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Posted on Mon, Jan 07, 2013 01:23

Be Well - My 6 year old son and I are reading the 'People Who Changed the World' by Cara Rogers. It's a big book for a 6 year old, so I guess we will be spending a long time on it.

 

I saw the book and I thought it would be a pretty good way to build character in the little fella and for him to aspire to do something that will change his world, when he is old enough.

 

So far, he has red about Nelson Mandela and his fortitude in the face of adversity and how he went from prison to the presidency. He was pretty bowled over by that!

 

He has also red about Neil Armstrong - that completely blew his mind when he saw Neil's footprint on the moon's surface! He wanted to know if the footprint was still there.

 

He took one look at Madonna and he told me he knew she was a singer, lol! How he knew? I have no clue, lol.

 

Liv.



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Posted on Mon, Jan 07, 2013 01:20

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Liv,, I really enjoyed it,,it was kind of sad though.



I know NGL - it was interesting but sad. I think they did a good job trying to bring a good ending to it. Still makes me think about the poor tragic characters - I am a silly softy :)!

 

Liv.



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Posted on Sun, Jan 06, 2013 21:27

Quoting monica0426:

Im reading Matters of the Heart by Danielle Steel and seems to be pretty good so far... I enjoy her books because they are easy reads just perfect for right before bed and they also are not that long so I can get through them quick...

For Fifty Shades I read them and enjoyed them but after I read the crossfire series by Silvia Day and I thought that was a more enertaining and now Im waiting on the third one to come out which is driving me crazy!!!



Welcome, monica0426! And Happy New Year to you too!

 

It is wonderful to know you're enjoying your Danielle Steel and Silvia Day books. Have you learned anything specific from the recent books you have read? Even novels have certain lessons or facts in them which benefit us in personal ways. .................... BeWell..........;-D



BeWell and wishing you only the best ! ..................;-D

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Posted on Sun, Jan 06, 2013 21:20

Quoting Hoping4Love2000:

WORLD... The answer is simple actually... Here in the United States, there are 3 things in advertising that SELL:

 

SEX...... 

 

WORD OF MOUTH..... (People chattering about things.... negative or positive works!)

 

CURIOSITY..... (Usually deriving from chatter.. or due to sex! LOL) 

 

For me, since the book is based on SEX, and I had "heard" so much "chatter" about it, (good and bad)

 

My CURIOSITY peeked the level when I was at Walgreens knowing I was going to bed without a book to read, saw it in paperback and bought it. (Surely reading about sex won't bore me?) 

 

I'm still around Chapter 10 or so Gems and Germs.... and I must say... 

 

The young lady in the story is the only girl I have ever heard of who has never had sex or even explored her body alone EVER, and in fact only kissed 2 boys in her life, who has 2 orgasms the first time she is ever sexual... SHE'S AMAZING! LOL... I see I have wasted lots of money on toys and games when I could have just asked Anastasia what I needed to do! Heehee~ SO MUCH FOR EXPERIENCE!!  

 

Not far enough into it yet, but it is definitely appearing a "fantasy" and not a book of reality... 

 

What say you BEWELLL and anyone who has read? Does it seem a bit far fetched for such an "inexperienced" girl? 

 

And in so far as it being listed as a "romance?" It has no romance yet that I have seen.. (Like I would know romance! I scoff!) Thus far? A young wealthy man with sexual deviances lusting after a virgin. That's the only realistic thing I've read! I have yet to see the "carriage rides" and "midnight strolls!"  LOL.. 

 

 



Hoping,

Yes. Far fetched. From a professional publishing viewpoint I cringed through the entire book at all the bad editing. I don't hold the author responsible. It's the shaping editor's responsibility to catch inconsistencies like that and have the author fix them on the manuscript. Looks like the book only had copy editing.

 

Many of the publishing companies have done away with their shaping editors to save money. Looks like they gooffed up on this one. Sometimes that happens. You never know when a book is going to go viral, no matter how good or bad it may be. This book series certainly has a life of its own.....Ha!....... BeWell.... ;-D



BeWell and wishing you only the best ! ..................;-D

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Posted on Sun, Jan 06, 2013 21:04

Quoting worldmind:

Hm...ok..now...I find your monthly readers blog being interesting, comforting and classy...just as you seem to be dear BeWell...but...with all respect...I need to know..are you Americans dragging us thru a sex-revolution..again?!!

 

I mean, whats all the fuzz about those shade(y)-books...popping up on toplists all the way back here?



Worldmind,

LOL! I hope not. ;-D I don't think I could handle another sex-revolution. Barely made it through the last one alive. LOL!

 

The Shade(y) books do seem to have a life of their own, don't they? HA!..... BeWell...;-D



BeWell and wishing you only the best ! ..................;-D

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Posted on Sun, Jan 06, 2013 15:09

Hi MONICA! How have you been sweetheart! Always good to see you!!

 

Hope your Christmas with your little one was very enjoyable.. ;)))))

 

I am actually fairly bored with 50 Shades... I haven't gotten to the deviant parts, but I am not gripping it as I have other books, so I don't feel her style of writing is to my taste. And some things are just that unbelievable! I've yet to meet any of my children's friends, poor or wealthy, who don't have their own laptops at the age of 21 when they live on their own.. but yet she has the "maturity" to appreciate fine art and books???  Hmmm... Most girls like her would be cuddling up with their Kindle! LOL... And 2 girls in college dont have time to share the same computer... Just not buying all of the story line.. 

 

I will look up your Crossfire books and see if they appear interesting.. I enjoy "easy reading" before bed and a little romance never hurts! 

 

HAPPY NEW YEAR SWEETIE!!!! :) 



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Posted on Sat, Jan 05, 2013 17:48

Im reading Matters of the Heart by Danielle Steel and seems to be pretty good so far... I enjoy her books because they are easy reads just perfect for right before bed and they also are not that long so I can get through them quick...

For Fifty Shades I read them and enjoyed them but after I read the crossfire series by Silvia Day and I thought that was a more enertaining and now Im waiting on the third one to come out which is driving me crazy!!!



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Posted on Fri, Jan 04, 2013 08:32

WORLD... The answer is simple actually... Here in the United States, there are 3 things in advertising that SELL:

 

SEX...... 

 

WORD OF MOUTH..... (People chattering about things.... negative or positive works!)

 

CURIOSITY..... (Usually deriving from chatter.. or due to sex! LOL) 

 

For me, since the book is based on SEX, and I had "heard" so much "chatter" about it, (good and bad)

 

My CURIOSITY peeked the level when I was at Walgreens knowing I was going to bed without a book to read, saw it in paperback and bought it. (Surely reading about sex won't bore me?) 

 

I'm still around Chapter 10 or so Gems and Germs.... and I must say... 

 

The young lady in the story is the only girl I have ever heard of who has never had sex or even explored her body alone EVER, and in fact only kissed 2 boys in her life, who has 2 orgasms the first time she is ever sexual... SHE'S AMAZING! LOL... I see I have wasted lots of money on toys and games when I could have just asked Anastasia what I needed to do! Heehee~ SO MUCH FOR EXPERIENCE!!  

 

Not far enough into it yet, but it is definitely appearing a "fantasy" and not a book of reality... 

 

What say you BEWELLL and anyone who has read? Does it seem a bit far fetched for such an "inexperienced" girl? 

 

And in so far as it being listed as a "romance?" It has no romance yet that I have seen.. (Like I would know romance! I scoff!) Thus far? A young wealthy man with sexual deviances lusting after a virgin. That's the only realistic thing I've read! I have yet to see the "carriage rides" and "midnight strolls!"  LOL.. 

 

 



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Posted on Fri, Jan 04, 2013 01:11

Hm...ok..now...I find your monthly readers blog being interesting, comforting and classy...just as you seem to be dear BeWell...but...with all respect...I need to know..are you Americans dragging us thru a sex-revolution..again?!!

 

I mean, whats all the fuzz about those shade(y)-books...popping up on toplists all the way back here?


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