Books & Resources


When Plan A Isn’t an Option

In this issue: What happens when life doesn’t go the way you’ve planned, when your plan A is no longer part of the picture? It’s hard to embrace plan B, and maybe we don’t like it at all, but resilience has a lot to do with how we frame our thinking. In this issue, we talk about facing adversity, finding hope, and discovering resilience. Inspired Life: Facing Adversity and Grief Life, Repurposed: 3 Ways to Process Plan B Recommended Resource  This blogzine content is on the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and on YouTube as well!

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Healthy Living Series – Book Review

In episode 13 of the podcast and vlog, I introduced a 3-in-1 book called Healthy Living Series  from author Susan Neal that includes the following titles all bound into one book: 1. 7 Steps to Get off Sugar and Carbohydrates 2. Christian Study Guide for 7 Steps to Get off Sugar and Carbohydrates 3. Healthy Living Journal I’m here to share my thoughts about the book with readers. I like that the book includes practical steps that also incorporate spiritual principles. It’s important to me to have concrete actionable processes, and this book delivers. It is also full of ideas, […]

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From Nine to Five to Thriving Artist

In this issue: Are you working 9 to 5 and not feeling fulfilled in the work you do? Do you long for more than just a paycheck? What if you could start over and pursue what you really want to do? Discover how pursuing a new dream doesn’t have to equal becoming a starving artist. Inspired Life: Career Change Life, Repurposed: New Purpose Recommended Resource  This blogzine content is on the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and on YouTube as well!

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She’s Dancing in the Shadow of Cancer

In this issue: Cancer came unexpectedly and Joanie put life on hold, paused her career as a nurse, and in days was headed for surgery. In the aftermath of chemo and cancer, Joanie is a survivor. She now supports others going through the journey, and has published a book, In Her Shoes: Dancing in the Shadow of Cancer to encourage women and equip them with Scripture, hope and resources. Inspired Life: Unexpected Health Crisis Life, Repurposed: Joy Through the Trial Recommended Resource  This blogzine content is on the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and on YouTube as well!

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Friend or Fixer

In this issue: Sometimes friends pile a lot of shoulds on each other. Have you caught yourself telling someone what they ought to do, rather than listening? Are you tired of being the one that others heap their shoulds on? Learn tips for how to learn to be a friend rather than a fixer, and how to reply when someone tries to fix you. Also discover a small group resource that you and your friends might want to consider. Inspired Life: Burdened by Should Life, Repurposed: When Others Heap on Shoulds Recommended Resource  This blogzine content is on the podcast […]

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Procrastinator No More: New Habits that Lead to Success

Explore why we procrastinate and learn seven tips for breaking the habits that lead to unproductive behaviors. You’ll be encouraged to think about how putting something off might take longer than actually doing it, and get links to more than three resources to get you started with new habits.

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Kindle Version of the Repurposed and Upcycled Life

The February 2019 promotion of the Kindle version of The Repurposed and Upcycled Life: When God Turns Trash to Treasure has ended, but you can still get a copy of the Kindle version for free when you purchase a print book. For verified Amazon purchases of the print version of the book, Amazon users will be able to download the Kindle version at no extra charge. This is a special that authors and publishers can offer if they wish. This offer is only good for purchases made on Amazon and not books purchased directly from the author. About the Book Life […]

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Book: Perfection Detox

The tendency toward perfection can be both positive and negative at times. Mostly, it can paralyze talented people from fulfilling their purpose and potential. Petra Kolber has lived it, and now she helps others with unleashing their potential by removing the barrier.

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