Pooja Desai is a compassionate storyteller and a champion of mindfulness and wellness. She has over 25 years of healthcare experience and has leveraged that extensive knowledge to guide others on their personal wellness journeys. Her book Tia Bua Believes in Your Magic takes children on an enlightening journey exploring mindfulness and wellness – and is told through a multicultural lens.
In this interview, Marissa Alma Nick elaborates on the process that went into writing her new novel, Rebel in Venus. The book itself is a vulnerable and thoughtful masterpiece that paints a heartfelt picture of friendship. With courage and power, the book reminds and reassures readers that their trauma is not a burden.
It’s the season of gratitude! Take some time to enjoy the crisp, November air and ponder your reasons to be thankful. Expressing gratitude is comforting and healing – and is one of the best practices to include in a happy life. Here are some books that both encourage and inspire you to be grateful for the goodness in your life.
If you’re looking for the perfect story to introduce pertinent themes of mindfulness, awareness, and fairness – then Tia Bua Believes in Your Magic is for you. Thoughtfully written through a multicultural lens, this one-of-a-kind book encourages children to move forward on their personal wellness journeys.
Raine, Raine Went Away by Katherine T. Vaughan (Fiction / Women) This thoughtful novel powerfully displays the monstrous burden that is early-onset Alzheimer’s – while also tackling other pertinent mental health themes. In the story, protagonist Raine Moss feels like she found the man of her dreams – Hartley. He came at the perfect time,... Continue Reading →
Tori Franklin is an esteemed professional triple jumper representing Team USA. She made her Olympic debut at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. In 2022, Tori became the first American woman in history to earn a medal in the triple jump, securing bronze at the IAAF World Championships in Eugene, Oregon. Tori’s book, You Anthem, takes you on an immersive journey through the highs and lows of her life and career.
No matter who you are, where you’re from, or what you’ve dealt with in life, you’ll find tremendous meaning in Tori Franklin’s book, You Anthem. This triumphant collection of stories and reflections takes you on an immersive journey through the highs and lows of her life as an Olympic athlete. Illuminating the transformative power of the human spirit, her book demonstrates how we can overcome the crippling grasp of mental illness and achieve an authentic, joyful life.
The Athmindset Workbook should be required reading for every athlete – particularly those at the high school and collegiate level. Both nationwide and worldwide, we’re facing a mental health crisis. Approximately 35% of elite athletes and 30% of collegiate athletes suffer from mental health issues – yet only a small margin of them gets the care that they need. This powerful book challenges the stigma and offers young athletes with a life-changing resource to take control of their mental health.
Eventually Gareth a poignant and unforgettable memoir that I encourage everyone to read – particularly those who work in the events industry. Vulnerably written and filled with heart, Gareth Gallagher’s memoir takes you on a memorable journey through the darker side of event planning while battling addiction. Showcasing both his resilience and the indomitable nature of the human spirit, this is a real-life story that you will never forget.
In a hectic and stressful world, it can be challenging to find that inner sense of peace and calm that we desperately desire. Many people aspire to live mindfully – but few have truly mastered this sacred art. Those who can mindfully cultivate inner peace and happiness are some of life’s greatest teachers – and Kalyani Adusumilli is one of those people. Her book, The Happy Wildflower, is timely and relevant for all readers who seek to find joy in life’s journey.