Since I devour books, I decided to call this series “Book Bites”…little book reports on yummy books!
Go get this book. Right now. “Everything is Figureoutable” by Marie Forleo is the best book I have read in years. And I read. A LOT. This book is smart, funny, and actionable! It may have changed my life!
Look at all the pages I have turned the corner down on so that I can find a quote or something again!
In summary, “Everything is Figureoutable” gives you concrete steps and tools to train your brain to think more creatively and positively to figure anything out. These include how to overcome a lack of time and money, what to do if you’re multipassionate (she’s talking to my husband here!!!) and want to follow all your dreams, how to deal with haters and impostor syndrome, and how to tell the difference between fear and intuition. And, most importantly, you will learn that everything is figureoutable unless its an immutable law of nature!
A few quotes that I really like…or that punched me right in the face:
- “Beliefs are the hidden scripts that run out lives…Our beliefs are the root of our reality and our results. In order to solve any problem or achieve any dream, we must first make a change at the level of belief. Because when you change a belief, you change everything.”
- “Many of our most deeply held convictions are hand-me-downs. They’re old, unexamined, and unquestioned ideas that we innocently accepted from others. We didn’t take the time to examine, question, and choose for ourselves.”
- “Here’s the problem: 99 percent of the time when we say we ‘can’t’ do something, ‘can’t’ is a euphemism for ‘won’t.’ What does ‘won’t mean? ‘Won’t’ means we’re not willing. In other words…you don’t really want to. You don’t want to do the work. You don’t want to take the risk.”
- “When people shit on your dreams, become an alchemist who turns negativity into productive gold. Bullshit makes good fertilizer. Fuck-you fuel, if you will.”
I have already started doing things in my life different because of this book. Marie also has social media sites, YouTube videos, and pod casts that you can follow.
So. READ THIS BOOK!!!! If you’d like to get a copy, you can get it from Amazon here:
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