How To Be Here

How To Be Here

A Guide To Creating A Life Worth Living

Book - 2016
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"New York Times bestselling author Rob Bell shows us how to discover the greatness we were born for, successfully pursue our dreams, find our path, and live confident, fulfilled lives. Rob Bell believes that each of us has a path, a calling--whether it's writing a novel, starting a business, joining a band, or simply becoming a volunteer. But many people are afraid to start on that path. Who are we to do that? Bell counters, Why not you? We need to learn to turn off the internal and external critics and leap. The universe is alive to help us. And we can only discover passion and joy after we take off. Interweaving engaging stories; lessons from Biblical figures; science, art, and business; honest personal experience; and practical advice, he offers invaluable insight on how to silence our critics, move from idea to action, take the first step, find joy in the work, persevere through hard times, and surrender the outcome. Combining the practical inspiration of Stephen Pressfield's The War of Art and the warm instructional insight of Annie Lamott's Bird By Bird, Yes, You encourages us to leave boring behind and embrace the fulfilling lives we are meant to have"--
Publisher: New York, NY :, HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers,, 2016
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780062367624
Branch Call Number: 158.1 Bell
Characteristics: 210 pages ;,22 cm


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aguscott Jan 04, 2017

I really enjoyed this book. It's helping me to dispel my fear about writing and whether I'll be good. I have to work harder and put in the effort and believe in myself. No one can tell the stories that I have to tell. I found this book very inspiring and uplifting. I would read it again actually. And I'm actively pushing past my fear to have the life I want and be the person that I want to be. I would recommend this book to everyone.

Nov 16, 2016

Basically, self-help without substance. To me, it comes across with the genuineness of marketing materials produced by a used-car salesperson. I couldn't finish it...

I've read other reviews which were positive, so maybe this book will speak to other readers.


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