Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Book Report: Too Good for Her Own Good

One of my major goals during this self imposed solitude is to learn more about myself, what I want and what I need.  This, of course, requires a lot of reading...at least in my case.

I'm loving a book my neighbor Sandy lent me called "Too Good For her Own Good".  I ordered my own copy so I can yellow highlight and bend pages at will.  

This is one of the gems I discovered in this book and I have it printed out and on my fridge to keep me focused.


The Code of Balance

BE COMFORTABLE: A woman in balance values feeling good more than looking good

BE DIRECT:  A woman in balance is honest about how she feels

BE RESPONSIVE: A woman in balance empathizes with others

BE NUTURING:  A woman in balance empowers herself and others

BE FIRM:  A woman in balance sets limits



Taken from “Too Good for Her Own Good” by Claudia Bepko & Jo-Ann Krestan


Long Live the Well Read Queen

4 comments:

  1. These are pretty good rules to go by. Good to see you back here. I've missed your wonderful sense of humor. You have a great day my friend, hugs, Edna B.

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  2. Thank you for recommending this book. It's an yee opener for sure. I could have saved myself a lot of money and frustration over the years if I hadn't fallen into the trap of feeling my house had to look a certain way or it reflected poorly on my worth as a person.

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  3. I am now at the 'Relationship Rules'.. Wow, what an eye opener. I knew I kept givng up partsnof me but never understood how it was happening or why. With retirement I'd started trying to change the rules but it's not easy. I can't financially seperate householdslike you did but I am finding ways to get the time for self exploration. Thank you again for sharing your journey.

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  4. I'm hoping you are alright. Haven't heard from you much lately. Hope everything's okay. Have a super day my friend, hugs, Edna B.

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