Are You Being Set Up To Fail?


Non-Fiction - Self Help
Kindle Edition
Reviewed on 04/07/2018
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Reviewed by Divine Zape for Readers' Favorite

Are You Being Set Up To Fail? by Jillion R Rising is a slim but relevant book that explores one of the common experiences of millions of people in America — and elsewhere: the tragic sense of failure. In this book the author identifies a feeling that is becoming a belief for most people, the thought that they are destined to fail and that nothing they try ever succeeds. The book answers the difficult question: Why? Why do most people feel like they can’t amount to anything? In clear and powerful prose, the author examines the political and social systems that nurture this feeling in readers, and shows clearly how the media subtly communicates a message of hopelessness to the masses. The author then offers a road map to a liberating journey that allows readers to regain their inner freedom, reconnect with their core personal values, and redefine success on their terms.

This book will empower people, especially parents, to identify the media junk that leads people to feel helpless, helping them understand how corrupt politics and the advertising industry can impact negatively on the lives of individuals. The author looks critically at the misleading voices of the media, how information overload can create stressors, the connection between our mental thought processes and the quality of life we live, the moral dilemma of sin, and a lot more. Jillion R Rising’s book is a wonderful gift for this generation, a message of hope, and one that empowers readers to take their destiny in their own hands, to take full responsibility for their lives. The writing is confident and the author comes across as an authority on the subject. In fact, this is one of those books that will help readers understand the social conditioning that they are being subjected to, and to find ways of liberating themselves and creating the life they want. Are You Being Set Up To Fail? is a book to read and pass on.

Lesley Jones

Are You Being Set Up To Fail? by Jillion R. Rising is a very concise guide explaining the problems faced by today's society because of the overload of information they are forced to experience. It details how a biased media and corrupt politicians are segregating people with identity politics to force their own agenda and keep society fragmented. The First Amendment of free speech is being eradicated by the lack of freedom to think freely, and this forms the basis of raising a society where people are not able to express or discover who they are. There is also an important case made throughout the book on the importance of family values and making informed choices for yourself and your children.

This book is extremely thought-provoking and covers issues that are not normally discussed. I agreed wholeheartedly with the sentiments throughout. It is a mind-blowing fact how we, as a society, are manipulated to act and behave in a certain way through the constant barrage of subliminal messages from the media and people in powerful positions. I loved the section on comfort lists and how you can change your thought patterns in a positive way and discover your authentic self. I agree with the idea that labeling children's character traits can have a destructive nature on their personal growth. Christian family values have been replaced by the dysfunctional values of the rich and famous. The fact that money now rules our society, not morals, is very true. I also found the section on the use of drugs to eliminate so many mental health issues eye-opening. A highly recommended book, and there are many good discussion points in there for families to ponder.

Vernita Naylor

Are you experiencing consumer mass overload? Consumer mass overload is the constant bombardment that consumers experience every day, hour, minute and second on the latest and greatest from food, clothing, vehicles, and tech devices to other brand types. The media, advertisers and the entertainment industry incite us to believe that if we have “A,” our lives will be better. Learn the language of materialism at its finest by reading this self-help book, Are You Being Set Up To Fail? by Jillion R Rising. In this book you will learn what are the traps and devices set to trip you up and fail. These devices are some of the factors causing mental breakdowns and meltdowns in today's society; it's hard to keep up. And let's not talk about how there is a medication for everything. Our bodies appear to no longer be equipped to create enough antibodies or to strengthen our immune system to heal itself. “They flood us with advertisements attempting to sell us an overload of drugs helping to calm our nerves, stop depression, and help us sleep; this list goes on and on!" says Rising. Everything around us is overloading our minds, spirits and system.

It is good that Rising inform readers that they're not crazy and that they're not alone; there are others that feel the same if not similar confusion in what they are experiencing. There are some people that live a minimalist existence while others are extravagant. In the middle are those that are unaware or unsure as to which way to go. The ultimate platform should be balance. There should be nothing that can dictate your life’s existence - not money, stuff or things. This book provides a logical perspective into looking at the man in the mirror, building your self-worth and self-esteem, and spending less time and effort on what others - including the media - state is the latest and the greatest. We must get back to unity and spend less time in separation. What are we doing to the sick, elderly, poverty-stricken and our children with our self-centeredness? We are slowly oppressing and killing their spirit and lessening their vision of hope, love and unity. People are willing to cheat, lie or steal to be relevant in today's culture. If you were to gather the sum of all of the messaging that surrounds us, you will begin to truly ask the question: “Are we being set up to fail?” Well, are you?

Ruffina Oserio

Are You Being Set Up To Fail? by Jillion R Rising is a book that examines the socio-political as well as the psychological foundations of one of the most common sentiments that break individuals and families in today’s society, creating a general sense of despondency and despair. With forensic clarity, the author dissects the problem, showing readers how the junk they get from mass media and social media negatively affects their mental health and makes them feel as though they were destined for failure. In this book, the author explains the impact of subliminal messages that are designed to sell products to readers and families without consideration of their effects. The book also provides powerful insights on how the American systems are designed to indoctrinate, manipulate, and keep readers trapped in a poor psychological climate that limits their freedom and potential for growth.

Jillion R Rising’s book is designed to create a strong sense of awareness of the factors that disrupt our mental health and stunt our growth, while offering a road map to inner freedom and a life of endless possibilities. It’s an empowering book that teaches readers to rise above the conditioning they receive from both the media and society and uncover their hidden strengths. This is a book I needed to read many years ago, when I was much younger, and a book I would recommend to everyone, especially young people. Loaded with powerful insights and wisdom, it is an eye-opener, and the tool that allows readers to look at themselves differently. Are You Being Set Up To Fail? is informative, deftly written, and compelling. It contains just what any contemporary reader needs to know to live authentically and achieve success on their own terms. You’ll be enlightened and empowered after reading this book.

Samantha Dewitt (Rivera)

The world is changing dramatically. Everywhere you go, it seems you see different stories about the world and your place in it. Different stories about what you need in order to be happy and successful. But the media and the people in power are not necessarily on your side. They are not necessarily here to help you become everything you want or to make this country everything you want. Understanding that, however, is only the first step in changing the way our world functions. It’s about coming to understand what is really out there and what it means for you in Are You Being Set Up To Fail? by Jillion R. Rising.

This book is all about the world around us, but not the way that many people seek to make us understand. Instead, it’s about the things that we’re being tricked into believing by the media, by social media and even politics. With all those negative things all around us, how could we not be a nation of mental illness and health problems? This book is all about the problems that we face and what they really mean for us, not to mention what we should be doing in order to put ourselves on a road toward reality and success in our personal lives. We have responsibilities to ourselves and our children to help make this world a better place, and to make sure that we understand what’s really going on, so we can continue to push in the right direction, which is what Are You Being Set Up To Fail? is all about.