How to Be a Better Person: 400+ Simple Ways to Make a

How to Be a Better Person: 400+ Simple Ways to Make a Difference in Yourself--And the World Easy to read and very applicable Good book to own and go back to as needed You can open it at any page and jump right into the life lesson or useful tip on how to simply and effectively be a better person. I don t know what I was expecting but what I got was a lot of cheesy recommendations about how to be a better person, several contradict other recommendation and most of them are pretty useless Nothing is explained past the type of detail in a People magazine I read them all but not feeling like this is anything that could seriously help anyone become a better person unless you needtips like take a vacation and declutter. If the definition of being a better person is being kinder, andcompassionate, in addition to serving one s community, making the world a better place by helping the ones who can t help themselves and being aspiritual person, the title of this book should be How to Improve your Life since most of the book has nothing to do with being a better person, according to the definition above, but it is about improving the quality of one s life Each chapter has paragraphs with clich titles a If the definition of being a better person is being kinder, andcompassionate, in addition to serving one s community, making the world a better place by helping the ones who can t help themselves and being aspiritual person, the title of this book should be How to Improve your Life since most of the book has nothing to do with being a better person, according to the definition above, but it is about improving the quality of one s life Each chapter has paragraphs with clich titles and vague concepts without descriptions of what they mean such as See Novelty , Try on Maybe , Be Real , Accept the Bumps , Embrace The Paradox of Effortless Effort , Be Cool with the Itch , Rethink Insomnia , Start Your Day Right , Eat Your Fruits and Vegetables , Stop Keeping Score , Look for the Win Win , Stay Curious When you re Furious , Get Better at Digging Deep , and etc Most of the time we all know what to do, such as quitting smoking and exercising , but knowing something and doing it are very different things Unless a person can gain inside one s behavior and what kind of the secondary gain s he is having from the way one acts, the behavior doesn t change and giving advice to someone what to do rarely works, especially superficial ones that scratch the surface Reading this book is much fun as listening to someone sitting you down and giving you advice about what to do Two and a half stars This book is not rocket science, but that is what makes it so great it is simple, easy to read stuff that makes sense It comes with a checklist and is separated by sections, so you can go to areas of concern when are, ahem, concerned about certain aspects of your life and want to improve on them, whether they be your health or your friendships or work The hints are down to earth ideas which are easily implemented They are written with sincerity and humour you can tell Kate Hanley speaks fro This book is not rocket science, but that is what makes it so great it is simple, easy to read stuff that makes sense It comes with a checklist and is separated by sections, so you can go to areas of concern when are, ahem, concerned about certain aspects of your life and want to improve on them, whether they be your health or your friendships or work The hints are down to earth ideas which are easily implemented They are written with sincerity and humour you can tell Kate Hanley speaks from the heart and the methods are tried and true My favourite, a littlefrivolous yet no less important, hint is to Wear something remarkable Ms Hanley suggests this to make yourself stand out while fitting in Personally, I think this could go further Who doesn t think wearing sexy, yet unseen, underwear makes you feel better about yourself, thereby making you feel happier and a better person to be around Other hints are decidedlyserious That is the other strength of the book you can find an answer to help you improve no matter the situation, no matter what mood you are in All of my girlfriends will be getting this for Christmas oops, don t tell I like how the book is written in a check box format, rather than just paragraphs It makes it easier to read, and also allows you to mark items you are working on or have mastered The topics are divided into eight categories, such as Be Healthy, Show Love etc, where each category has its own unique set of points Many of the ideas were new to me and were good food for thought Some were ok But this is a book, I feel I would go back to again, to reaffirm some points and perhaps check mark some I like how the book is written in a check box format, rather than just paragraphs It makes it easier to read, and also allows you to mark items you are working on or have mastered The topics are divided into eight categories, such as Be Healthy, Show Love etc, where each category has its own unique set of points Many of the ideas were new to me and were good food for thought Some were ok But this is a book, I feel I would go back to again, to reaffirm some points and perhaps check mark some ideas I have been working on Its a good little guide to help you along the way, during low times and also perhaps if you re looking for an idea or two of how you can improve yourself as a person This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I received this book for free from netgalley in return for my honest opinion.I absolutely loved this book I read it everyday for daily remembers on how to let things that I can t control out of my life This is an easy read and a fun read It has 400 ideas on how to reduce stress and daily remainders to make you happier in life It s so easy to feel sorry for yourself when something goes wrong in your life You just have to remind yourself that this is just a small hurdle and that you ll get o I received this book for free from netgalley in return for my honest opinion.I absolutely loved this book I read it everyday for daily remembers on how to let things that I can t control out of my life This is an easy read and a fun read It has 400 ideas on how to reduce stress and daily remainders to make you happier in life It s so easy to feel sorry for yourself when something goes wrong in your life You just have to remind yourself that this is just a small hurdle and that you ll get over this This too shall pass.My favorite quote from this book is I did my best today, but tomorrow I will be better This applies to my daily life I try so hard and sometimes I feel as though it s never enough but this is an awesome quote and it has helped me a lot lately.This is a great book to keep handy when you need a pick me up I highly recommend it Full of great tips and suggestions Some were familiar to me and many were not Bottom line this book got me to thinkingabout where I was headed and where I want to be headed Take the time to read this book and takecontrol of my life I never imagined that many of the things I was doing would be listed Therefore I can concentrate on the ones that are new to me Great book and presented in a east to read use manner I highly recommend I won this book in a GoodReads Giveaway. I wanted to kick start 2020 with ideas on how to have a better impact in the world and I found this book I love that there are many different ideas in different areas of life I chose my favorites to be applied at short term, middle term and long term in 2020. It was all too easy to eat this book up in huge chunks at a time don t do ityou ll getout of it with just a few pages here and there It would have been nice if all of the pronouns in the suggestions were gender neutral most were but the ones that weren t really stuck out. This fun, enlightening book featureseveryday activities to help you become a better person and make a positive impact on the people around you How to Be a Better Person is a unique and practical guide that can help you easily turn your good intentions into meaningful actions Each activity serves as a daily inspiration for you to make a positive impact in your home, community, and relationships With exercises designed to foster cheerfulness, kindness, generosity, gratitude, acceptance and inclusion, integrity, and honesty, you can learn how easy it is to be the person you ve always wanted to be


About the Author: Kate Hanley

As a writer, I cover ways to take better care of yourself so that you can be a force for good in the world I also do that as a podcaster with my daily podcast, How to Be a Better Person As a reader, my heart beats faster for historical fiction and memoir I have writer crushes on Mary Karr, Anne Lamott, Ann Patchett, Diana Gabaldon, and Jeanne Auel I also like some male writers, I promise Particularly, at the moment, Sherman Alexie I live in Providence, Rhode Island home of tolerance, cheer, and clam cakes with my husband, two kids, and a rescue dog named Cookie.


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