About My Life: The Sequel, a Girlfriend's Guide to Personal Success
Do I have time for a make-over? You must be kidding. I don't even have time for?
How can I live my dream if I don't know what I want and how to get there?
Is there a tool kit for women that includes more than hammers?
Will whining get me what I want?
How many times have you said "if only I had known
that before I did ________?" You fill in the blank. I'll bet you've put
everyone else first, even when something needed to be done for
Well if any of these ring a bell...or a
gong...with you, you've come to the right place. As successful moms,
career women, entrepreneurs, and wine-drinking girlfriends we've been
there and done all of it. Yet, we've survived and even flourished. How?
Some of it trial and error, some with help from our mentors, and some
just hard work.
What if we had secrets to tell you? Secrets that
include success strategies, working on, or even starting, habits, and a
few exercises to get your brain engaged.
What if you could have a "do over"? You know what...you can.
How about making a choice instead of an excuse? What's the difference? We'll show you.
Where can I find resources and time to be the
woman I see in the mirror? Right here...right now. All you have to do is
They say people come and go in your life for a
reason. For my co-author, Mary, and myself, there have been many people,
many kindnesses, and many seeds planted that have grown into this book.
Ideas and inspirations have come from our individual paths and from the
common ground we shared as women who simply wanted more out of life. We
realized our life skills put us at a special spot in life. Whether we
knew it at not…we were both successful women. It just took a little
prodding to get us to realize it.
Several years ago I encountered a major career
setback that had the potential to put me in a spot where I didn’t want
to be. Until, that is, I realized it was just a setback. I didn’t need
to live there. I had all the skills to begin again. And, with some help
along the way, I started to believe in myself. I visualized myself as a
writer…a good writer.
Today, my writing and editing career has put me
where I want to be. Do I look at things differently? You bet. I dare to
dream and see where it takes me. Success for me was not only a choice…it
was the only choice.
Mary says "here’s the first of what I hope are many morsels of advice you’ll find helpful in this book: set a timer on you’re my-life-is-a-mess pity party."
"Yes, when I was discouraged and afraid, it was
far easier to lie on the couch and cry about what I thought I couldn’t
do than to get up and do what little I could. So, after days (ok, maybe
weeks) of spending far too much time on the couch in my little apartment
crying about the mess my life seemed to be in and how I had bitten off
far more than I could chew, one afternoon I started setting the timer on
my kitchen oven. I could cry and carry on to get it all out of my
system, but when the timer went off, I forced myself to slither off the
couch, put my butt back in the desk chair, and do something to make my
"I always wanted to be someone, but now I realize that I should have been more specific." Lily Tomlin
As a little girl, I dreamed of being this or
that. I think most of us did. Even as our dreams changed as we got
older, those dreams were specific enough to give us a vision of our
future. There was a purpose and a calling to be something special.
Maybe those dreams just took a little longer for
some than for others. It doesn’t matter. Our lives as successful women
can happen at any stage…just keep on working at it.
Keep reading for these and many more real-life,
hands-on, exercises and examples. Our guidance and encouragement walks
you through your own personal journey to success.
You'll read Frequently Asked Questions from real women and then discover their answers and secrets.
Your advantage is our trial and error...all in
one handy, easy-to-read e-Book. The only thing easier would be a magic
wand. And we're fresh out of those.
Here is what some people had to say about our book…
"What a wonderful dose of positivity to come into
my life at just the right moment! I like the look of it - it's visually
appealing, with a clean, easy-to-read look.
Marie R. – Baltimore, Maryland
Congratulations to both of you. Thank you for
sharing with all of us this amazingly, simple, life changing book you
have created for a portion of your legacies. I will be ready for the
Sequel to this Sequel!
Teresa W. – Denver, CO
"I applaud you ladies for helping us make daily
choices with awareness. We live so much of our lives on autopilot that
there’s no wonder it’s so hard for us to achieve personal success. Well
Krista J. – Snellville, Georgia
This book is available on Amazon or contact Wendy directly at firstname.lastname@example.org for a signed copy.