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In today’s world, everyone is constantly bombarded with questions, challenges, issues and crises regarding relationships, finances, employment, everyday life, health and global events. Finding simple pleasures and experiencing joy seems to be increasingly elusive so a guide like Golden Words: The A to Z Toolkit for Changing Your Life One Word at a Time by Dr. Sally Stone Ed.D. is one way to reconnect to inner peace and rediscover the power of our own intuition and inherent understanding for a better grasp of life. Dr. Stone provides thoughtful, empowering, and easily applicable suggestions for using the psychologically proven power of positive affirmations and images to achieve a sense of strength and direction for effecting change in our lives. Starting with small steps and utilizing ‘golden words’ that evoke strong mental connections, it is possible to find balance and the ability to move past both mental and physical hurdles to become better, happier, and healthier people.
Golden Words is a must-have on any bookshelf belonging to someone interested in self-help, healing, and general peace of mind. It is, indeed, a toolkit that provides easy to follow suggestions for finding the right words to enable positive growth using mantras, affirmations, and auto-suggestions. While Dr. Stone acknowledges the importance of consulting trained professionals for the best guidance, this book is based on sound principles, self-discovery, and a lifetime of learning and growing that helped Dr. Stone regain control of her own life. In a warm and giving way, Dr. Stone invites everyone to embrace the idea of Golden Words and use the ‘toolkit’ to become the best possible version of themselves with a little effort and determination. A superbly written guide for the average person to gain some control over their thought processes for a happier life. The author's work is well conceived, genuine and straight forward, and can undoubtedly provide many people with the nudge they need to make strides in improving their mental outlook as well as overcoming challenges.