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Book Reviews: A Short Course In Kindness & Creating A Charmed Life

by Eileen McDargh, Chief Energy Officer - Tuesday, February 11, 2014
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A Short Course in Kindnessby Margot Silk Forrest Don’t dismiss this title as one of those sappy, mushy books. Margot challenges the reader to see “kind” as a deed that requires courage AND vulnerability. “Nice” is not the same as kind and can actually be manipulative and destructive to the self. (Now, are you interested?) Margot was a former top-ranked manager at Hewlett-Packard and a news editor for the San Jose Mercury, the Dallas Times Herald and the Philadelphia Bulletin.

Creating a Charmed Life-Sensible Secrets Every Busy Woman Should Know
by Victoria Moran A lovely little book that I had forgotten about and came across on my book shelf. And it’s NOT just for women. It’s such a simple, easy read but filled with practical ideas and profound truths. I love her notion of practicing selective complication. What matters most to us also complicates our life. Be selective in what you choose.

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