Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Flourish: A Book Review

About The Book:

Are you languishing rather than flourishing? You were designed for more than just struggling to survive. Dr. Catherine Hart Weber integrates the best in faith-based positive psychology with biblical wisdom to show you how to thrive. She provides practical ways to cultivate positive emotions, leading to well-being, spiritual growth, strong relationships, and a deeper intimacy with God. Discover how to have more love, joy, gratitude, peace, and hope—and less disconnection, stress, and worry. Learn to flourish—to be the person God created you to be

About The Author:

Catherine Hart Weber, PhD, is a licensed marriage and family therapist, specializing in psychotherapy from a Christian perspective. The coauthor of Secrets of Eve, she writes and speaks on topics relating to marriage, parenting, sexuality, and personal wellness

My Review:

With everyone living in a go-go society and not taking time for yourself, it was a welcome relieve to read Flourish: Discover the Daily Joy of Abundant, vibrant Living by Catherine Hart Weber. With a combination of scripture and pyschology, Weber implores the reader to really take time for oneself, get to know God on a personal level and live your life outloud as an example of His love.  I love that each chapter contains many practical tips and ends with reflection questions that can be used individually or in a group setting. As I read this book really quickly for the sake of review, I will be going through the book more deeply in the near future.

I highly recommend this book and give it a huge thumbs up.

BUY IT: Available at your favourite bookseller from Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group

***I received a complimentary copy of this book, courtesy of Baker Publishing Group and Graf-Martin Communications, for the purpose of review on this blog. All opinions expressed are my own, and I have not book compensated in any other manner***

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