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Bernie N. (Bernie) reviewed Life Makeovers: 52 Practical and Inspiring Ways to Improve Your Life One Week at a Time on
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Life Makeovers is organized into 52 chapters, one for each week of the year. (Procrastinators: don't wait until January 1 to start--just call this week "week 1" and get going.) Each chapter has a specific theme with a "Take Action Challenge": a practical strategy to put a change into action immediately. For example, week 1 encourages you to reflect on what you've done right by writing down your five greatest accomplishments and three ways you've grown in the past year. Week 5 helps you manage your time by creating an "Absolute Yes" list of your five top priorities for the next 3 to 6 months. Week 20 helps identify behaviors that trigger feelings of irritability or frustration with a "I know I'm headed for trouble when..." list and three things you'll put in place to support your self-care when these happen. Additional topics range widely, such as exploring your internal rules and standards, asking for support, improving your sleep, shaking up your daily routine, and sharing with those in need. Each chapter also includes several well-chosen resources for exploring the topic further.
How often do you daydream about living a better life..a life that reflects more of you, your values, and deepest desires? How many time have you come to the end of a busy week and toyed with the fantasy of packing a bag and leaving it all behind? The "life Makeover" program is a powerful year-long program for change. One week at a time.