January 13, 2010

Review & Giveaway: ADD MORE -ing TO YOUR LIFE by Gabrielle Bernstein



I've never thought that money or status equals happiness. I know that the most important things in life are free. Sometimes, I find it difficult to feel this way because I am human and we all want to live a life of luxury. I'm not stupid and so I know that money can't buy happiness. Some people don't understand this though. They think that they have to carry Coach purses and wear Prada shoes. I'm not knocking this, if that's what you like, then go for it. I just don't think that those things in themselves can make someone realize how special life is.

I'm always trying to figure out who I am and why I am the way I am. Reading this book just reinforced my beliefs. Being happy is better than being rich. Being with a man who truly loves you is more important than sleeping with a movie star. I found this book to be refreshing, especially in this age when people seem to chase the dollar instead of their personal happiness.

Book Information:
ADD MORE -ing TO YOUR LIFE by Gabrielle Bernstein
QNY
9780843716559
January 2010
224 pages
$14.99 US

Visit Gabrielle's website, Facebook and Twitter.



Enter to win a free trip to Costa Rica with Gabrielle Bernstein, author of ADD MORE ~ing TO YOUR LIFE: A Hip Guide to Happiness.

About the trip:

A Vacation with Your ~inner guide
On April 14-18, 2010 get Your ~ing on with Gabrielle Bernstein, author of ADD MORE ~ing TO YOUR LIFE: A Hip Guide to Happiness. Escape to a luxury Costa Rican resort for 4 days of exploration and personal growth. Gabrielle will guide you on a journey inward to connect with your inner guide (aka ~ing), clear your negative thought patterns and celebrate yourself on an adventurous vacation.

Guests can expect:
· A retreat for women
· Complete mind/body cleanse: Gabrielle will lead workshops and guided meditations
· Additional guidance with yoga/integrative nutrition expert Latham Thomas
· Daily activities include yoga, surfing, horseback riding, kayaking, mountain biking, ziplining, hiking, swimming and more
· Menu options include Latham’s culinary treats: marrying raw food to Costa Rican cuisine

Enter to win: After reading ADD MORE ~ing TO YOUR LIFE, submit to Gabrielle a two paragraph explanation of how the book has inspired you to change. Submissions can be sent to freetrip@addmoreing.com. In addition you must subscribe to the addmoreing.com site at http://www.addmoreing.com/blogging. Contest ends February 10, 2010.


Giving away 1 copy of this book
Open to residents of the US and Canada
The books will be mailed out by the publisher

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