Juliana (Jill) Muehrcke is the founding editor of the award-winning magazine Nonprofit World (snpo.org) and author, co-author, or editor of dozens of books, including the best-selling Map Use. She is the recipient of many honors, including the Nonprofit Advocate Award and the Top Communicators’ Award.
No matter what kind of change you want to make in your life, this book holds the keys. As inspirational as it is practical, this first-of-a-kind handbook focuses on the positive steps of recovery and change. Powerful, absorbing, and beautifully written, it tells people’s true stories, the turning points that changed their lives, and their secrets to waking up happy, along with exercises you can follow to create a new life for yourself.
Brave and honest, Jill Muehrcke’s memoir and the stories of others recovering from addictions, habits, and intolerable situations are filled with triumphs and epiphanies, as well as concrete, step-by-step advice and guidance.
Lessons learned are summarized into secrets you can use to forge your own life-changing journey. The book ends with 365 Steps on Your Journey – one simple step for each day of the year. If you do just one thing from this book every day, you’ll see dramatic growth.
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“Combining memoirs with exercises showing how people used each lesson is revolutionary and will captivate every reader.”
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“The true stories inspired me, and the to-do lists moved me to act on that inspiration.”
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“Fascinating true stories of how others have prevailed, along with helpful exercises, tips, and tools to put the lessons to use.”
"People’s narratives are filled with compelling details that makes this book impossible to put down.”
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