Think Confident, Be Confident: A Four-Step Program to
Eliminate Doubt and Achieve Lifelong Self-Esteem
By Leslie Sokol and Marci G. Fox
(Perigee, 240 pages)
If second-guessing yourself and replaying conversations over and over in your head is part of your daily operating mode, you might want to pick up a copy of this book. With its straightforward language and proven techniques, this four-step program will put your self-esteem on terra firma once and for all. Co-author Leslie Sokol is the director of education at the Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research in Bala Cynwyd.
The brainchild of West Chester journalist David Virtue, VirtueOnline is the Anglican Communion’s largest online news service, with more than 4 million viewers in 170 countries. It’s jam-packed with news and analysis, updates on theological research, satirical essays and useful links. There’s even a virtual collection plate. And you don’t have to be part of the biblically orthodox crowd to appreciate the top-quality reporting and writing.
Suddenly Frugal: How to Live Happier & Healthier for Less
By Leah Ingram
(Adams Media Corporation, 256 pages)
At first glance, the prospect of living by the sound advice offered in this budget-busting tome by MLT contributor Leah Ingram might seem a bit daunting. After all, saving money is never as easy as it looks. But as you breeze through Suddenly Frugal’s user-friendly chapters (we love the “coupon” headers), you’ll soon realize that the book is one of the best investments you’ll make all year. Easy? Not always. Doable? Definitely.