The City Sage: Book Review: The Tools—5 Tools to Help You Find Courage, Creativity, and Willpower

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July 03, 2013

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Lynn Byrne

Hi Anne,
I am currently reading The Creativity Cure by Drs. Carrie and Aalton Barron.
It also has sound advice to help overcome obstacles and improving daily life.
Look for a complete review on my blog this summer,
Happy 4th!
Kind regards,
Lynn

Uncle Beefy

I just got this book, Anne, and hoping for a little light to shine in my own transition processing. Glad to hear your take and personal recommendation. Will be sure to check out the podcasts, too.

Curious about "Daring Greatly" also but papa gotta pace himself.

Pat Schneider

I wasn't aware of this book and will look at it the next time I'm in a bookstore. However, after reading your blog, I think you halready have the "tools" to achieve what you want. Obviously, I don't know what has been happening in your life and I don't need to know. What I do know, as a 64 year-old retiree, is that we are mistaken when we think there are certain "paths" we should take. Life is meant to be surprising and we generally know what we want if we only listen to ourselves.

FanDeMode

Ditto on a year of changes. Thanks for the tip- I'll definitely add this to the book list!

Liesl Morris

Thanks for the recommendation. I marched (virtually) straight over to the iTunes store and bought myself an iPad copy. Always nice to get inspiration/motivation tips from the blogs I read daily.

Becky

Good luck on your journey through this transition in your life. I went through my transition two years, which was just like yours. Two books that greatly helped me were "Inspiration: Your Greatest Calling" by Wayne Dyer and "Finding Your Way in The Wild New World" by Martha Beck. You are obviously a strong woman. Like Richard Dreyfus says in "What About Bob"... "baby steps".!!!

Viv

Thanks for the book recommendations! I wish I had known about this when I was going through some major life upheaval a few years ago (AKA my Saturn return.) But I know life is always throwing curve balls, so any helpful voices of guidance are always welcome along the way. :)

Rebecca

I just finished Daring Greatly, and am constantly reminding myself that vulnerability = strength. Great book. I'm eager to read The Tools! Thanks for the recommendation, adding it to my Powells.com shopping cart now.

Rebcah

Since reading this post, I have started the book and listened to almost all of the podcast episodes.
I'm hopeful I'll be able to use the tools to distance myself from the constant worry and fear that absolutely permeates (and mostly kills) my work as an artist.
Thank you so much for opening up --- and for the recommendation!

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