I've Been Thinking . . . by Maria Shriver
Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life

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Beyond positive thinking, what we all need are “leaders who bring us together” and citizens who can “listen with open minds…to find a common thread.” A heartfelt but unexceptional book.
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INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“If you are feeling stuck, lost, or you just need a pick-me-up, this is the book for you. Shriver’s wisdom will fill you up.” —Hoda Kotb, coanchor, The Today Show

A book of reflections for those seeking wisdom, guidance, encouragement, and inspiration on the road to a meaningful life

As a prominent woman juggling many roles, Maria Shriver knows just how surprising, unpredictable, and stressful everyday life can be.

In this moving and powerful book, she shares inspiring quotes, prayers, and reflections designed to get readers thinking, get them feeling, get them laughing, and help them in their journey to what she calls The Open Field--a place of acceptance, purpose, and passion--a place of joy.

I've Been Thinking . . . is ideal for anyone at any point in her life. Whether you feel like you've got it all together or like it's all falling apart--whether you're taking stock of your life or simply looking to recharge, this is the book you will turn to again and again. Spend the weekend reading it cover to cover, or keep it on your nightstand to flip to the chapter you need most. Like talking with a close friend, it's the perfect daily companion—an exceptional gift for someone looking to move forward in life with hope and grace.
 

About Maria Shriver

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Maria Shriver is a Peabody and Emmy Award-winning journalist and the NYT bestselling author of "Ten Things I Wish I'd Known Before I Went Into the Real World" and the children's books "What's Wrong With Timmy?", "What's Happening to Grandpa?", and "What's Heaven? "In 1983 she became a national reporter at CBS News; she later moved to NBC, where she anchored a variety of news programs and specials as well as covering presidential races and other stories. She lives with her husband, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, and their four children in Los Angeles.The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Their mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
 
Published February 27, 2018 by Pamela Dorman Books. 239 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Religion & Spirituality, Self Help. Non-fiction
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on Nov 26 2017

Beyond positive thinking, what we all need are “leaders who bring us together” and citizens who can “listen with open minds…to find a common thread.” A heartfelt but unexceptional book.

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