On Becoming Fearless: In Love, Work, and Life. Arianna Huffington, Author Little Brown and Company $ (p) ISBN On Becoming Fearless by Arianna Stassinopoulos Huffington, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. If anyone can write about being fearless, it’s Arianna Huffington. A mother, politician, bestselling author and Internet entrepreneur, Huffington.
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In stories drawn from her own experiences and from the lives of other women, she points toward the moments of extraordinary strength, courage, and resilience that result from confronting bfcoming overcoming fear. So why do these two super-accomplished women care whether any of the rest of us lean in to our lives and accept the role of leadership?
Starting a new job? A mother, politician, bestselling author and Internet entrepreneur, Huffington defines female power. I especially like it that she paints a picture of becomming a strong woman can accomplish when she lives fearlessly.
She described the night when German soldiers arrived at their cabin and started to shoot, threatening to kill everyone if the group did not surrender the Jews the Germans suspected rightly they were hiding. My sin was that I had dared criticize Picasso as a man, even while acknowledging his artistic genius. She also tries to explain how women’s nature yearns for love and romance, but then tells us we shouldn’t rely feaeless men and probably don’t even need them.
And not to hold unrealistic expectations of your children when you are in no way showing them the behavior you demand from them. Huffington, a well-educated and articulate women writes about her fears no obstacles throughout her life thus far. There were a lot of insightful and inspiring becomign. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
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Outgoing defense secretary urges employees to stay focused. Maybe if you do feel that way, all the various examples and anecdotes could be of interest. We’re still not over the crazy hair, nail and makeup trends of And forgive yourself when you are not. What happened to our bold little girls? This was a great read, especially for someone like me who is very timid and fearful in a lot of areas of life.
There was a curfew, and soldiers were stationed at every corner.
We may lose friends in the process, but we can no longer afford to remain silent. It’s kilobytes of flat, dull text which you probably forget the day after. Yet, fearles final chapter, Fearless in Changing the World, has a message of using your inner power to overcome fear to change the world. As part of the Greek Red Cross, she was taking care of wounded soldiers and hiding the girls. Then we can start the life we’ve been planning on.
While I often real from books written exclusively for women, I think it’s important to have female role models – women who are strong, feminine, powerful and not Hillary Clinton.
No wonder fear shoots through our veins, constricting our blood flow and shutting down our creative energy – we are in survival mode. She breaks down the various ways fear is expressed at work, home, with feadless, with facing illness, etc. A favorite high school teacher gifted me this book when I visited her a couple years ago during a stressful time in my new job, but clearly I was too afraid ha!
However, I’d recommend this book to women looking for some words of encouragement in following their life’s dreams! So far, not too impressed.
All a woman has to do is put you on hold. Pretty soon, we start to believe this is the only way. They’re out there, too.
‘On Becoming Fearless,’ by Arianna Huffington
Mar 23, Cathy Allen rated it really liked it Shelves: Most of us will never find ourselves on the Sunday hkffington talk shows, but we can certainly increase our personal contribution in the world by choosing to move out of our self-imposed comfort zone. Also a drop in testosterone contributes to a postmenopausal zest.
Hu Having recently waxed enthusiastic about Sheryl Sandberg’s book, Lean In, it seems only right that I should give a bit of a shout out to Arianna Huffington, who struck a very similar cord with this one in If we can’t completely stop playing the comparison game, we can at least start changing whom we compare ourselves to.
As a mother, politician, and businesswoman, Huffington discusses how to be strong, be your best self, and stop looking over your shoulder for approval.