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Girl, wash your face : stop believing the lies about who you are so you can become who you were meant to be
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9781543676129

9781543676839
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Unabridged.
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6 audio discs (approximately 7 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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Compact discs.
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Drawing from her life experiences as a lifestyle guru, the author presents a guide to becoming a joyous, confident woman by breaking the cycle of negativity and burnout and pursuing a life of exuberance. With unflinching faith-- and rock-hard tenacity-- Hollis shows readers how to give yourself grace without giving up.
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Do you ever suspect that everyone else has life figured out and you don't have a clue? If so, Rachel Hollis has something to tell you: that's a lie .

As the founder of the lifestyle website TheChicSite.com and CEO of her own media company, Rachel Hollis developed an immense online community by sharing tips for better living while fearlessly revealing the messiness of her own life. Now, in this challenging and inspiring book, Rachel exposes the twenty lies and misconceptions that too often hold us back from living joyfully and productively, lies we've told ourselves so often we don't even hear them anymore.

With painful honesty and fearless humor, Rachel unpacks and examines the falsehoods that once left her feeling overwhelmed and unworthy, and reveals the specific practical strategies that helped her move past them. In the process, she encourages, entertains, and even kicks a little butt, all to convince you to do whatever it takes to get real and become the joyous, confident woman you were meant to be.

With unflinching faith and rock-hard tenacity, Girl, Wash Your Face shows you how to live with passion and hustle--and how to give yourself grace without giving up.


Author Notes

Rachel Hollis describes herself as Southern Girl, and a LA Woman. She is a tv personality and a public speaker. She is the founder of a blog and lifestyle website, TheChicSite.com. She is the owner of a high-end event planning company, and author of four novels, Party Girl, Smart Girl, Sweet Girl, and the short story, Party Girl's First date. She has written two cookbooks, Upscale Downhome: Family Recipes, All Gussied Up, and Real Life Dinners, due out in May 2018). Her Christian self-help book, Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies about Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be, was published in February 2018.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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Publisher's Weekly Review

Hollis asks female readers to find their inner truths in this witty guide to healthy living. Hollis, founder of the lifestyle website TheChicSite.com and married mother of four, is a self-proclaimed recovering workaholic who suffered from erroneous beliefs instilled in childhood: "When I succeeded, I got praise and attention; I felt liked and accepted. But the moment the audience stopped clapping, it all went back to the way it was before. What this taught me... is the belief that in order to be loved, I felt I needed to produce something." Hollis implores readers to stop worrying about external pressures to always do more and, instead, to find fulfillment by getting in touch with their own desires and feelings. Readers will find hope and humor in Hollis's stories as she challenges them to take control of their physical, mental, and spiritual health through regulating habits, resisting unhelpful comparisons, and embracing changes such as marriage and motherhood. Opening up about her now-husband and their rough first year of dating, Hollis reveals she was trying too hard to make something work that didn't fit, and admonishes other women not to do the same by making any single person their purpose for living. Throughout, she pairs biblical lessons with personal anecdotes to make her points. Hollis's dynamic book is filled with inspiration for women who feel stuck on the path to realizing their dreams. (Feb.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.


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