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Free spirituality ebook: “Beginning Your Love Revolution” by Matt Kahn

Free spirituality ebook: Beginning Your Love Revolution by Matt Kahn

Why I recommend this free spirituality ebook:

Matt Kahn. Ah, I love you. This is the guy that got the phrase “love what is” into my frightened, ego-controlled mind. This is the guy that showed me it’s okay to feel like crap, and to admit it–and actually, that you have to first do so in order to start getting of that feeling.

This guy is my really good friend–even though he doesn’t know it.

Beginning Your Love Revolution is a free excerpt of Kahn’s popular, amazing and apparently (partly?) channelled book, Whatever Arises, Love That: A Love Revolution That Begins With You. If you feel it’s time to start accepting what is, rather than always wishing it away, then you’d do well to download either of these books. If not, you’ll probably hate them both.

Need more convincing? Watch any one of Kahn’s awesome YouTube lectures.

To find out more about this free spirituality ebook, see:

Beginning Your Love Revolution on Amazon

Whatever Arises, Love That: A Love Revolution That Begins With You on Amazon

Matt Kahn’s Official Website

Matt Kahn’s awesome YouTube lecture videos

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You’re not an overeater. You mostly keep it healthy. Maybe it’s time to give dieting a chance.

Get The Emergency Diet: The Somewhat Hard, Very Controversial, Totally Unheard Of and Fastest Possible Way to Lose Weight on Amazon. 

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Best nonfiction book: “How I Gave Up My Low-Fat Diet and Lost 40 Pounds” by Dana Carpender

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Lately, I’ve been reading a ton of great nonfiction. And now, I’m blogging about it. Here, one of my favorite finds.

Best nonfiction book: How I Gave Up My Low-Fat Diet and Lost 40 Pounds by Dana Carpender

Is this really one of the best nonfiction books out there? Why?

What can I say? I like a book about a girl on a diet, especially if the diet is successful. Carpender blends good science, and good advice, with her compelling personal story.

What will I get out of this best nonfiction book that will make it worth my time?

If you’ve never tried a low-carb diet before–maybe even feel a bit skeptical–you may find Carpender’s book helpful. It’s great introduction to a very complex topic, a mix of scientific studies and commonsense advice.

A few notable points:

  • A 2000 New English Journal of Medicine low-carb study showed there are no health benefits to low-fat diets at all.
  • 5-HTP and niacin may help people avoid emotional eating.
  • L-glutamine helps reduce carb cravings.
  • The book also gives a good description of insulin and ketosis.

Where can I further investigate this best nonfiction book?

How I Gave Up My Low-Fat Diet and Lost 40 Pounds on Amazon

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Diets don’t work? I disagree.  

Find out how I lost my extra 20 pregnancy pounds–after all four of my pregnancies. 

Get The Emergency Diet: The Somewhat Hard, Very Controversial, Totally Unheard Of and Fastest Possible Way to Lose Weight on Amazon. 

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Best book for mystics: “Neale Donald Walsch on Relationships” by Neale Donald Walsch

Mollie Player

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What do you like about this law of attraction book?

Okay, so it’s not Conversations With God. But that doesn’t mean it’s not worth reading. Besides, it’s short and chatty. I like that.

What will I learn from this law of attraction book?

Neale Donald Walsch on Relationships is the transcript of a seminar speech given by the author. It retains the conversational style of the speech.

In the past, Walsch says, he had no idea what relationships were all about. He thought that the purpose of having a partnership was to get something, rather than to give something. He tried to arrange his relationships as a kind of barter: “If you give me this, I’ll give you that.”

The result: he often felt he had to change himself for his partners (for example, soften his loud…

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New book announcement: The Power of Acceptance

The Power of Acceptance: A Spirtuality Memoir by Mollie Player

Pleased to announce that my latest book, The Power of Acceptance: One Year of Mindfulness and Meditation, is now available at Amazon.com. This is a follow-up to You’re Getting Closer: One Year of Finding God and a Few Good Friends.

From the back cover:

For a day, a week, even a month at a time, she had the feeling continuously. She had it while she read, while she drove, while she ate, and while she played with her child. Which is why each time the feeling left, it was a great disappointment.

It was the feeling of connection with the Divine, and Mollie Player wanted to hold on to it forever. But how?

What was the key to continuous meditation?

Following You’re Getting Closer: One Year of Finding God and a Few Good Friends, The Power of Acceptance is her answer to that question. In this year-long journal she shares her attempt to do a sitting meditation each day, then remain in the state of meditation as much as possible after that.
Featuring interviews on meditation from long-time practitioners, The Power of Acceptance isn’t a meditation prescription, but rather a personal story of one woman’s spiritual struggles . . . and breakthroughs.

For a limited time, The Power of Acceptance and You’re Getting Closer are just 99 cents.

Thanks to my support system for helping me fill up the corners left in my day with writing time. Much love.

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Here’s your chance to tell somebody what you *really* think

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As I’ve no doubt mentioned before, my life is blessed with many wonderful people. A few of those people: those who give me feedback on my writing.

And yet, there is something in this area I still lack.

See, I have fans–super awesome fans who read, like, everything I write. And I have a few naysayers as well. But lately I’ve been wondering: What about all the people in-between? Might they have something even more valuable to share with me on the topic of my books–namely, really, really helpful commentary and critique?

And I’m guessing the answer to that question is yes.

And so, as I’ve done a few times on my blog before (thanks again to those who participated!), this week I’m extending an offer to you, my blog readers: If you buy any of my books, then send me a quick email telling me what you *really* thought of it and why, I’ll refund your purchase price (or send you a different ebook or printed book of your choice) with almost as much gusto as I use during the writing process itself. If you’re a writer and would prefer an in-kind critique, we can arrange that, too.

And that’s not all! I’ll also send you a whole bouquet of loving happy vibes–for free! (Can’t you just feel that gusto?)

Now, don’t worry: If you love the book you choose and have no real criticism to share, I’m actually find with hearing the good stuff, too. (You can also post a review on Amazon with the same, though note that I’m not basing your refund on that.) But a few “wasn’t really into it for this reason” comments would be super, super helpful as well.

Just email me at mollie@mollieplayer.com with the review (anonymous comments are totally fine).

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Life is what you think about, reprised

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Two years ago I had the pleasure of holding a book signing for my latest book, You’re Getting Closer: One Year of Finding God and a Few Good Friends. Here, a reblog for you: the piece I wrote promoting the event–and my perspective on the goal of my writing as I see it right now.

Mollie Player is just a regular person. And yet, she is trying—sometimes very, very hard—to be different. And the way Mollie wants to be different is this: she wants to stay the same.

She just wants to be more of herself.

She wants to learn how to be aware of the Divine inside her at all times. She wants to communicate with God.

In other words: she wants to get enlightened.

Lofty goal? Maybe. Is she there yet? Probably not.

But she is, just maybe, on her way.

Often when people describe their lives these are the things they talk about:

  • What they did or do;
  • What they had or have;
  • Who they knew or know.

If you ask Mollie, though, she’d tell you that those things aren’t what life is at all.

Life, she says, is what goes on inside your mind.

It’s what you care about. It’s what you dream about.

It’s what you think about every day.

And so, even though she is just a regular person, Mollie decided to write about some of the thoughts that have made up her real life so far—and with which other regular people may be able to relate.

In Sometimes Very: How I Overcame Depression Without Experts or Medicine, she discusses her battle with chronic dysthemia.

In Happiness is the Truth: A Spiritual Manifesto, she tells what she thinks spirituality should be all about.

And, in You’re Getting Closer: One Year of Finding God and a Few Good Friends, she journals about her attempt to pray without ceasing for an entire year.

Mollie hopes that you like them, but more than that: she hopes they’ll make you different—even if that just means being more of yourself.

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Why we need body positive stock photos

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Just want to draw your attention to an article that I helped write titled Why We Need Body Positive Stock Photos. Please share this out as it is a very important message. Thank you.

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A change

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Recently, I posted that I’m working furiously on another blog called The Law of Attraction Project. Well, that’s still happening–more than ever, actually. One of the aspects of that blog that needed to be polished up was its SEO. Apparently, double posting articles, like my true law of attraction stories, isn’t so good for traffic. Google has been sending everyone who searches for law of attraction stories to this blog rather than The Law of Attraction Project. So, last week I made a tough choice: I decided to move all of the stories to that site, which is really what it’s all about, as well as to simplify this blog, Suddenly Awesome. As the blog description says, Suddenly Awesome is about how being spiritual makes my otherwise boring life suddenly awesome–and that’s really all it needs to be.

To all those who still want to receive the law of attraction success stories every month, plus monthly New Thought book summaries, do join us at storiesandtruth.wordpress.com. I am really, really loving how that blog is shaping up!

Thanks for hanging in with me.

Blessings,
Mollie

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The Law of Attraction Project has begun

A few weeks back, I told you about my new mission: to create a repository of New Age/New Thought/ Law of Attraction book notes to help people review books they’ve already read and discover new ones, too. Now, the initial post is up and ready for reading at storiesandtruth.com.

To request that a book is added to the list, just comment. To participate in the notes project, email Mollie at mollie@mollieplayer.com.

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Best book for mystics: “Neale Donald Walsch on Relationships” by Neale Donald Walsch

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Law of attraction book: Neale Donald Walsch on Relationships by Neale Donald Walsch

What do you like about this law of attraction book?

Okay, so it’s not Conversations With God. But that doesn’t mean it’s not worth reading. Besides, it’s short and chatty. I like that.

What will I learn from this law of attraction book?

Neale Donald Walsch on Relationships is the transcript of a seminar speech given by the author. It retains the conversational style of the speech.

In the past, Walsch says, he had no idea what relationships were all about. He thought that the purpose of having a partnership was to get something, rather than to give something. He tried to arrange his relationships as a kind of barter: “If you give me this, I’ll give you that.”

The result: he often felt he had to change himself for his partners (for example, soften his loud, embarrassing laugh).

Much later Walsch learned that the real reason for relationships is to help us know who we are, since we can only see in ourselves what we see in others. “Therefore, I cannot find the divinity within me until I seek, discover, and recognize . . . the divinity in you.”

They are also our opportunity to give to others, to love them and see the good in them.

In a pure, awakened relationship, both partners allow each other to do and be whatever they desire—no matter what it is—without anger or punishment. Instead, if the partner wants to do something they’re not okay with, they respond by taking the actions they feel are right for them in light of the other’s actions.

A great example of this: If Walsch’s wife decided to smoke in the house, he’d lovingly, gracefully tell her he will no longer choose to live in the same house. There is no power struggle here, no arguing or blaming; just a clear-headed choice of response.

Our modern institution of marriage does the exact opposite of this. “It “possesses rather than releases,” and “limits, rather than expands.” It’s our way of trying to trap each other into staying the same, even though people are meant to change constantly.

A good partner is:

  • Someone you can be your authentic self with, and
  • Someone who accepts you truly. Some of our so-called faults are actually our best qualities—with the volume turned up a bit too high. We can adjust the volume as needed, without changing who we are.

Other thoughts of note:

  • “Love never says no. You know how I know that? Because God never says no.”
  • Someone asks Walsch how to get out of a power struggle in their relationship. “Well, stop it,” Walsch says. “How do I do that without adapting to conditions that really don’t work for me?” they ask. “Simply stop making an issue over the fact that you refuse to adapt. Just don’t adapt.” Don’t try to make the other person wrong. Just make your own choice in response to theirs.
  • Someone asks why our hearts have to be broken for us to feel more love, and Walsch says that’s just a “cultural myth,” that even when we break up with someone, we can do so in peace, knowing both people have leashed what they wished to learn.
  • Walsch also advises people to be flexible about the “package” a partner shows up in. Your mind may have one plan and your soul, another.

Where can I learn more about this law of attraction book and author?

Neale Donald Walsch on Wikipedia

Neale Donald Walsch on Relationships on Amazon

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You’re not an overeater. You mostly keep it healthy. Maybe it’s time to give dieting a chance.

Get The Emergency Diet: The Somewhat Hard, Very Controversial, Totally Unheard Of and Fastest Possible Way to Lose Weight on Amazon.