Believe It and Behave It: How to Restart, Reset, and Reframe Your Life

Believe It and Behave It: How to Restart, Reset, and Reframe Your Life

by Kate Harvie

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Overview

Are you suffering through anger, self-doubt, and failure in quiet desperation? Discover how to conquer adversity and take back your life.

Are you frustrated that your brain and body seem to be failing you when you need them most? Coping with an unexpected injury, insult, or public humiliation? Author and speaker Kate Harvie lost nearly everything to a traumatic brain injury. Through countless mistakes and blunt perseverance, she reclaimed her life. Now she's sharing her no-nonsense process for recovering from any setback with you.

In Believe It and Behave It: How to Restart, Reset, and Reframe Your Life, Harvie shares how she came back from rock bottom to find herself again. With her take-no-prisoners attitude and a powerful sense of humor, you'll learn how to kick your inner shame and hatred to the curb. No matter what your personal setback, the author's anecdotes will help you find new opportunities to make yourself better and stronger than ever before. 

In Believe It and Behave It, you'll discover:

- How to come back from being "off the grid" and re-acclimate to life

- How to flip previous failures into unexpected opportunities

- How to conquer a lack of support by standing up, showing up, and speaking up for yourself and others

- How to make peace with who you once were and who you are now

- How to reclaim your presence and your significance and much more

Believe It and Behave It is your roadmap to starting your successful second act. If you like inspiring real-life stories, practical blueprints for overcoming fear, and actionable advice, then you'll love Kate Harvie's message-packed memoir.

Buy Believe It and Behave It to formulate, activate, and live your comeback!



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781640851252
Publisher: Kate Harvie
Publication date: 11/29/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 129
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Kate Harvie was born to teach people how to tell their stories. She does this with writing, editing, marketing, brand strategy, and development online and offline. A graduate of law school, she is a startup founder and advocate for survivors of all kinds of trauma. A published writer for online magazines (BeautyNewsNYC), print publications (West End Word), blogs (L.M. Durand), and the company where she works as a community manager (Suit&Artist), Kate began in advertising at FutureBrand's digital practice. She worked at INTAGLIA HOME COLLECTION in St. Louis in marketing and sales. She co-wrote curricula, vodcast scripts, and training dialogues at Sephora and for several cosmetic companies. As the community and content manager at The Phat Startup, she was responsible for the website's content creation, editing, and ghostwriting. She works in communications and strategic planning for The Vanderbilt Republic. Kate is a survivor of a traumatic brain injury. That is the impetus for her first book. She is a singer, a volunteer at non-profits and entrepreneurial programs around the country, and the person you want in your corner and on your speed dial. www.KateHarvie.com

Table of Contents

Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

1. How It All Began . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

2. Starting from Scratch – Making Sense of That (or trying to) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

3. Time as a Gift and Time as a Test . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

4. The Personal: Taking and Making . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

5. Socializing, or “Socializing” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36

6. Dating: When You’re Ready and What Ready Actually Is . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44

7. From Off the Grid to On the Grid: Recovery in the “Real” World . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54

8. The Job Thing: Looking for One and Needing One . . . 59

9. The Job Thing: “Getting To” Can Preclude Getting One . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65

10. The Personal, the Sequel: Quick to Talk Makes Quick to Walk . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78

11. Ghosts: How to Manage Them . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85

12. Working: A Job Where the Puzzle Pieces Don’t Fit . . 89

13. Coaches, Guides, Teachers: Learning From Them and Refusing Them . . . . . . . . 96

14. Who is Important. Why is More Important. . . . . . . 106

15. Facts: What I Know Now and What I Will Always Know . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114

Appendix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121

Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123

About the Author . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127

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