College. Relationships. Career changes, existential dread and the dreaded patriarchy.
In How to Become a Grown-Ass Woman, you’ll get the down-to-earth, honest-to-goodness advice for navigating modern life that you usually only get from really drunk strangers at the bar.
In each easily digestible chapter, you’ll learn several handy tactics for becoming a boss lady, including how to:
Shut down boring diet talk from coworkers Avoid financial pitfalls and make credit cards your bitch Survive a break-up and emerge like a phoenix from a grease fire Overcome the old, clingy wench that is adult loneliness
Meet Cailin Riley
Cailin Riley took her passion for giving unsolicited advice and telling stories and turned it into a career writing self-help books. When she isn’t writing, she likes to troubleshoot why her garden is growing fungus. She currently lives and works in Kansas, with her fiancé, three cats, and one horse.
This is the age of the brain, and way too many of us have let it rule our lives in very dangerous ways. Here’s how to change that: Do you lie awake obsessing about your day? What you did or said that might have been wrong, or what you might be facing tomorrow? Do you believe you can think your way out of any problem if you just apply your mind hard enough? How many random, worrying thoughts do you think you have every day, about stuff that never happens, or isn’t even real? No wonder you are stuck in a stress spiral. It only takes a few of these thoughts to tie your gut in knots, send your heart racing, and put a complete stop to any sleep. Over 75% of 25 to 55-year-olds struggle with overthinking, and about 52% of those above 55. That’s a lot of people spending a lot of time and energy on something that is not only unhelpful… but downright bad for them.
It can lead to major depression, anxiety, panic attacks, and other serious health issues like heart problems, high blood pressure, digestive upsets, and more. Too many of us spend way too much time in our heads obsessing about stuff we don’t need to. Are you ready to finally break free from this torment? In this supportive and practical book, you will discover: -The benchmark for overthinking – Do you have a problem, or is this just normal?
-How to put a stop to a racing brain
-How the brain can mislead and confound even the smartest of people
-The upside to overthinking – if you can’t stop it, you may as well point it in the right direction
-The easiest way to get out of the dwell well, and how to avoid falling into it in the first place
-The secret Jedi mind tricks to calm yourself instantly
-What you need to do to get rid of your negative inner critic and that pesky imposter syndrome for good
-The easiest ways to make tough decisions
-How to set up workable support systems to help you keep overthinking at bay
-Healthy habit hacks that will help you easily apply and use these practical tools and methods
-How to focus your mind, no matter what is going on around you
-How to never feel socially anxious, no matter what the event or situation And much more. You may have tried a bunch of things already. You may have been told that your mind is beyond your control, but that is simply not true. The mental mastery tricks, tools, and tips in this book explode the myth that we are at the mercy of our minds. In fact, with the right approach, you never need to spend another sleepless night worrying about things you have no control over. Maybe more thinking is not the answer to overthinking! Sometimes you just can’t think your way out of a problem that you spent most of your life behaving your way into. But there is another way to solve the overthinking dilemma – and this book has the answers. Discover the secrets to mastering your mind and make overthinking a thing of the past.
Meet Helen Corbyn
Raised by a single mom, Helen grew up in the Great Smoky Mountains. She traded the mountains for the beach when she married her husband and moved to the coast. After the loss of her special needs three-year-old daughter, Helen spent many hours in counseling, researching, and putting into practice strategies to help cope with stress, loss, anxiety, and overthinking. She knows what it feels like to be paralyzed by her thoughts, so she is passionate about sharing her knowledge and experiences to help others.
This inspirational collection of ingenious tales that include schemes for getting your life back is woven into a series of hilarious triumphs filled with love, grief, and mischief. High-spirited shenanigans will motivate you to move ahead after a loss, breakup, or divorce. No matter what you’ve been through, every reader (you) will achieve a heightened sense of happiness and a deeper level of confidence than you ever imagined. This book supersedes everything you’ve been told about healing. Uncover unusual secrets for getting on with your life after a big disappointment or being dumped. You’ll be motivated to revitalize your life in ways you never thought of. Spoiler Alert: You’re going to learn more than how to fake your death and dance naked, with dignity. (You’ll love those chapters.) Wine glasses raised here. You’ll not only learn how to tie knots when you’re at the end of your rope, refocus your energy, and outsmart a bear; you will find remarkable ideas to enhance your notoriety before you croak. Begin rejuvenating and basking in self-appreciation and exhilaration. Learn how to get there in one spectacular day! PLUS: a sure-fire plan for moving forward. Discover the one true secret to living a meaningful life. You can laugh, you may cry, but you will ultimately be entertained and redirected. You’ll find that you’re not alone.
This Book is Full of
Travel Flub Fixes
Fun facts about potatoes, dogs, cows, turtles, dolphins…
Gut-busting inspiration to create happiness all around you
Gleeful tactics to escape humiliation, balconies, & boredom
If you enjoyed bestsellers like Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert, where she takes her life out of the comfort zone, you’ll love Coffee Cups & Wine Glasses‘ real-life examples of haphazard accomplishments. It’s nothing like the book He’s Just Not That Into You, where Greg Behrendt gives you the courage to walk away. You’re probably already walking. Coffee Cups & Wine Glasses is more like: Dance, Rejoice, Laugh, Live, Excel, and Get Your Life Back – no matter who isn’t into you.
It’s a Journal
It’s a Vision Board
It’s entertaining, comical, and inspiring
You deserve more than an old mattress and day-old coffee. Follow the 10 simple steps to getting over Richard Cranium (AKA Dick Head) and learn to live as if you’re going through Hell. Hint: Keep going. Coffee Cups & Wine Glasses is the perfect gift for yourself, your girlfriends, and anyone who needs reassurance, a comical boost, a kick in the rear, or a reason to believe how brave, lovable, and magnificently courageous they are. Be Brave. Scroll to the top and click the “Buy Now” button to find proof that your life can be rewarding and fulfilling!
Meet Debbie Seagle
Debbie Seagle lives in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia near most of the things she loves: family, friends, dirt, water, and mountain air. She has lived in several countries and all around the USA working as an airshow director, marketing director, operations manager, and Top Secret senior technical writer for some of the world’s unknown oracles.
Debbie authored a Sunday column in the New Orleans Times-Picayune, was a US Embassy newsletter author/editor/publisher, events director, teenage lifeguard, young military wife grocery-bagger for tips, shampoo girl, united airshow grunt (UAG), senior census field manager, and systems trainer to assist in finding bad guys.
When she isn’t hiding at the cabin writing to you, Debbie enjoys being with her family, scuba diving, snow skiing, sailing, gardening, hiking, kayaking, hanging with friends, and good wine in a magnificent wine glass. She once shared a bottle of $1,600 wine with a celebrity. It wasn’t any better than her favorite $28 bottle. That was a life lesson.
She has degrees and certificates for various other obscure vocations, but her lifelong endeavor to become an accomplished juggler has not transpired – yet. Someday she will DOiT.
Random Facts about me (from Debbie Seagle): 1. I’ve jumped out of an airplane 3 times (with a parachute). 2. My Indian name is “Little Whirlwind.” 3. I played the clarinet in the high school concert band. 4. Colonel Sanders touched my boob. 5. Don Hoe grabbed my butt. 6. Bill Clinton winked at me. 7. I had lunch with Nicholas Sparks. He talked to me. 8. I hung out all day with Jeff Foxworthy (once). He signed my sign. 9. Davy Jones & I spent a day at his horse stall. He sang a song to me. My life is complete. 10. I still sometimes twirl a fire baton. 11. I was married to a US Marine and moved 42 times. 12. I’ve been interviewed on TV and radio 72 times. 13. I’ve been to Camp David twice. 14. I planned an international gala ball in the Eiffel Tower. 15. I have 3 sons and 8 grandchildren (so far). 16. I once could do back walkovers on a balance beam. 17. I call my bathroom The Jim. I go to The Jim every morning! 18. I’ve touched 4 US Presidents (I shook their hands, ok?). 19. I’m an expert in fitted-sheet folding. 20. Bananas make my throat itch. 21. I love my truck.
Being a Young Women leader requires the eloquence of a Gospel Doctrine teacher, the compassion of a Relief Society president, and the stamina of a Scoutmaster, rolled into one!
On top of that, you are also expected to come up with lessons every Sunday and activity ideas each week. Thankfully, this book provides wonderful ideas on all aspects of the Young Women program. Inside you will find valuable insights on:
Meet Trina Boice
Dr. Trina Boice grew up in California and currently lives in Las Vegas. In 2004, she was honored as the California Young Mother of the Year, an award which completely amuses her 4 sons. She’s a #1 Amazon best-selling author of 31books with another one hitting store shelves soon! You can see them all at TrinasBooks. You can listen to her daily podcasts on the Volley app on your iPhone or on Spotify, Alexa, and Anchor. It’s called “Daily Inspirational Quotes with Trina Boice”. She is a movie critic at www.MovieReviewMom.com and offers online courses for professional & personal success at Lifelong Learning Education. She helps writers as an author coach to turn their books into a thriving business at FromBook2Business and shares travel hacks at EmptNestTravelHacker. Trina has a doctoral degree in Management at CTU and teaches class at Brigham Young University. Her master’s degrees are in Healthcare Administration and Community Wellness Promotion. Trina earned two Bachelor’s degrees from BYU where she competed on the Speech and Debate team and the Ballroom Dance Team. She was President of the National Honor Society Phi Eta Sigma and served as ASBYU Secretary of Student Community Services. Trina also studied at the University of Salamanca in Spain and later returned there to serve an LDS mission in Madrid for 1 1/2 years. She has a Real Estate license, Travel Agent license, 2 Master’s degrees, and a Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do, although she’s the first one to admit she’d pass out from fright if she were ever really attacked by a bad guy. She is a doctoral candidate in Management with a concentration in Adult Education Leadership. She is passionate about learning! She worked as a Legislative Assistant for a Congressman in Washington D.C., and was given the “Points of Light” Award and Presidential Volunteer Service Award for her domestic and international community service. She currently teaches at Brigham Young University and is the Entertainment News Editor for BellaOnline.com Trina was selected by KPBS in San Diego to be a political correspondent during the last election. If she told you what she really did for a living she’d have to kill you.
The Life and Work of pioneering physician Ignaz P. Semmelweis, who discovered the causes and means of prevention of childbed fever, the H.I.V. and cancer of his day. Called the “Father of Antisepsis,” he was largely ignored, placed in an asylum and murdered. He was a man who did good for women.
“His life was a beneficial example for all mankind.” Kurt Vonnegut
“To be sure, Semmelweis was a pioneering physician and scientist whose accomplishments should be studied for their contributions to science. But he was also a feminist, and his work should be understood in that vein, also.”–Ellen Nerenberg, Hollis Professor of Romance Languages & Literatures, Wesleyan University
Looking at and understanding someone like Semmelweis on a deep level and how he combated prejudices and prevailing thoughts and changed the way medicine is practiced is as relevant today as it was in the 1840s.— Prakash Sampath, M.D. President, Rhode Island Neurological Institute.
From the author: … the hope is that today, around the world, at this moment, when one is passing surely one of millions of hand sanitizers and uses it to cleanse the hands, a thought can possibly go out to Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis and a fuller understanding, and appreciation, of his life and work.
Critics are saying: “Inspirational and very well written.”