The Mother's Guide to Self-Renewal: How to Reclaim, Rejuvenate and Re-Balance Your Life

The Mother's Guide to Self-Renewal: How to Reclaim, Rejuvenate and Re-Balance Your Life

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by Renee Peterson Trudeau, Peterson
     
 

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Take a mini retreat with "The Mother's Guide to Self-Renewal." Reconnect with who you are and learn how to create balance from the "inside out" with this gorgeous, color-illustrated, month-by-month guide. Beautiful photographs, powerful themes and stories, personal vignettes from moms, guided journaling and exercises, and information-packed resource sections

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Take a mini retreat with "The Mother's Guide to Self-Renewal." Reconnect with who you are and learn how to create balance from the "inside out" with this gorgeous, color-illustrated, month-by-month guide. Beautiful photographs, powerful themes and stories, personal vignettes from moms, guided journaling and exercises, and information-packed resource sections support you in crafting the life you desire. The guide soothes the body and soul like cup of hot tea while allowing you to enjoy a meaningful exploration of what it takes to love your life as a woman and a mother. Chapter themes include: Reconnecting with Who You Are; Managing Your Energy: Setting Priorities, Saying No and Asking for Help; Motherhood as a Spiritual Journey; Unleashing Your Creativity; Building Your Support Network; Good is Good Enough and more. Recommended for women at all life stages. Go to www.reneetrudeau.com for information on how to join or start a personal renewal group.

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Editorial Reviews

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"Readers will feel soothed, comforted, and empowered . . . recommended for most public libraries."  —Library Journal

"Of all the books on balance, this is the very best one. Practical, clear and true, it invites you to engage deeply with your own experience. Only then can the superb guidance that Renée provides find its way out of your mind and into your life."  —Joan Borysenko, PhD, author, Minding the Body, Mending the Mind and Inner Peace for Busy Women

"This is a wonderful guide to creating a naturally balanced life. Highly and enthusiastically recommended to mothers and fathers."  —Richard Carlson, author, Don't Sweat the Small Stuff . . . and it's all small stuff

"Beautiful photos by the author and equally lovely anecdotes from other mothers make this book a peaceful respite in any mother's library."  ParentWise Magazine

"Trudeau guides her readers through a year of reflective 20-minute journal exercises that encourage women to focus on their needs in addition to those of their families."  —Mothering Magazine

"In our time-constrained, energy-strapped culture, Renée provides a powerful plan that is both practical and nourishing physically, emotionally, and spiritually. I hope every Mom will read and practice this uplifting guide and reclaim the life they deserve."  —Jon Gordon, author, The Energy Bus: 10 Rules for the Ride of Your Life

"Loving mothers are self-loving mothers; Renée's book informs, supports and completely inspires this essential journey. This book is a jewel!"  —SARK, author, Wild Succulent Woman

"Of all the books on balance, this is the very best one." — Joan Borysenko, Ph.D., Author of Inner Peace for Busy Women

"Highly and enthusiastically recommended." —Richard Carlson, author, Don't Sweat the Small Stuff

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780978977603
Publisher:
Balanced Living Press
Publication date:
04/01/2008
Pages:
184
Sales rank:
1,147,383
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.52(d)

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Meet the Author

A nationally-recognized speaker and career/life balance coach, Renee Trudeau is president of Austin-based Career Strategists. Her clients include Fortune 500 companies and national women’s organizations and her "inside out" approach to creating balance has been featured in US News and World Report, Family Circle, Working Mother, AARP, Pregnancy, American Way magazines and in numerous other media. Her current passion is training women around the globe to lead self-renewal circles— from which the book was born— in their workplaces, wellness/yoga centers and in neighborhoods. She believes these powerful "women circles" can change the world.

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