I dove into this book not entirely knowing what to expect. . It was like social media in book form. I had never heard of Rachel Hollis before being part of the advanced review team for this book, so I began to follow her on social media. Most of this is pretty cliched, but sometimes it's a nice reminder to pick yourself up by the bootstraps and work hard for the life you want to live. Each chapter of Girl, Wash Your Face begins with a specific lie Hollis once believed that left her feeling overwhelmed, unworthy, or ready to give up.
If yo It's hard not to get motivated when you get bit by Rachel Hollis' enthusiasm. She's not always had an easy life and has clearly worked her butt off to get where is; her wisdom is hard-earned. When I got the opportunity to read this book early, I jumped on it. I was very impressed with her wit and humor as well as her ability to get serious. Survivorship bias: plenty of people work their asses off and don't give up and things don't work out for them. This book inspired me to be better, but also not to be so hard on myself when I fail. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable.
She had to respect herself to get respect, yada yada. Only ship to Paypal registered residential or office address. She didn't mention luck or even the grace of god. I would not recommend this book to anyone. She had nothing to back up her claims, but she preached it like doctrine. The fact that people like this, quirky bloggers who are experts in precisely nothing, get to write entire books about how to live is probably the strongest argument I can think of in support of shutting down the internet, full stop. I knew this book was bad before I got to Chapter 3, but felt compelled to hate-read thank you, Girl, shut your face.
Which means that readers of the book must rein in their expectations about the sort of impact Rachel's advice can have on their lives, or end up disappointed. Lies we've been told and lives we've told ourselves. Her approach to body image and dieting is downright scary. My copy is already donated. And this point the author makes about female friendship really struck me. White fragility is a great book that I recommend this whole thread should get onto!! Plus, just wait until andropause and menopause become part of your vernacular, Rachel.
I wanted to like this! Condition: Brand New, Publication Year: 2018, Language: English, Format: Paperback See More. The solutions Rachel gives us are every day solutions, things that anyone can implement into their daily life whether through physical action or personal thought. That's what women are craving. But it was buried in so much priviledged moaning she realized once that she had worked for three whole years without taking a two-week getaway to Europe. The ideas and experiences explored in this book are truly remarkable and her delivery is full of honesty and witty humor.
Let me enumerate just some of the many ways I hated this book: 1. All opinions are my own. Also, if I hear one more white woman call o This book is for privileged white women with no real problems but the ones they make up for themselves. She is just as shallow as it sounded like she was going to be. Rachel seems like a girl I would want to know and have chats over coffee and that is exactly what I got out of this book.
This should not be considered self help. I read up on it, and I was inspired to make changes to my life and not wait until the first of the year, but do it now. Through her own stories, she shares how she came to learn the truth and offers action steps on how you can break away from the lies, too. In the process, she encourages, entertains, and even kicks a little butt, all to convince you to do whatever it takes to get real and become the joyous, confident woman you were meant to be. This was just another self-help book written by a self-proclaimed celebrity ish who wants to be recognized for changing all our lives. Now comes her highly anticipated first book featuring her signature combination of honesty, humor, and direct, no-nonsense advice.
I had never heard of this women in my life, apparently, according to her, she has is an extremely successful entrepreneur. I had the pleasure of hearing Rachel Hollis speak at Book Bonanza this past summer. The humble-brags and the outright brags. Founder of the lifestyle website TheChicSite. This book isn't written for me, but that's not why I didn't like it. She had nothing to back up her claims, but she preached it like doctrine. But the tone of every chapter still implies that taking her advice is all you'll need to succeed, girl - which is just not true.
Rachel Hollis wrote this book addressing an audience of people whose only problem was presumably their own inability to get shit done. Tracking number will be uploaded within 24hrs after shipping. It's a motivating read that made me want to go out and conquer the world- or at least my own life! Just get off the never-ending track. She lays it all out there and shares stuff that is deeply personal for her. Well I've found the self-help book for you!! White people are inherently privileged due to institutional racism!! Let me tell you all the ways I screwed up so you can save yourself the trouble. Her passion and joy are absolutely contagious! With unflinching faith and tenacity, Hollis spurs other women to live with passion and hustle and to awaken their slumbering goals. Any woman with a husband who makes enough money that you find yourself on the red carpet can say that.