Smile More Stress Less

Today it is my pleasure to welcome author Geoffrey Saign and his self-help book Smile More Stress Less.

Author’s description

Want one easy method to end anxiety, stress, sadness, loneliness, fear, & anger? While maximizing happiness, inner peace, and self-awareness?

 

One quick way to cut through all negative emotions? And have fun doing it?

 

~Savvy & easy workbook exercises ensure success!~

 

In just minutes a day this playful yet smart approach can:

 

*End inner and outer conflicts

*End anxiety, worry, fear, anger, boredom, and self-doubt

*Increase healthy relationships with everyone in your life

*End illusions in your life and maximize clarity

*Rewire your brain to live with deep intelligence

*Become your own AAA+ rated super-counselor

*Help you discover the Power of HERE

*Allow your natural joy to blossom

 

This hands-on, A+B = C approach will supercharge your brain function, improve your emotional intelligence, and change your life!

 

~Finalist Forward INDIES Self-Help Book of the Year 2020~ (Winner TBA 6/17/2021)

Guest Post

When I got the chance to ask Geoffrey Saign, author of Smile More Stress Less, any question, I wanted to know what single piece of information in his book he though people would find most surprising. Here is his answer.

There are two takeaways in SMILE MORE STRESS LESS that readers might find new or surprising.

1) All of humanity is living in self-created illusions, and these illusions create ‘stress’ in the body and mind. If you don’t understand this fact, you will simply repetitively create illusions your entire life, and mechanically react to everything and everyone around you. This is absolutely essential to understand. The good news is, half the challenge of change is seeing what the problem is. SMILE MORE STRESS LESS provides the other half; how to end the illusions that you are creating in all areas of your life, gain clarity, and wake up intelligence—which is the deeper extension of intuition.

2) Much has been said about living in the Present, in the Moment, in the Now (and there is a book, The Power of Now)—these are all illusions. There is only HERE. It’s extremely critical that we are clear with the words we use for ourselves and life. Psychological time is an illusion. SMILE MORE STRESS LESS goes into this in detail, and provides clarity. Psychological time creates stress, and thus present, moment, and Now all feed that illusion and stress.

My hope is that readers can be free of all illusions, have clarity, wake up intelligence, and spend more of their life in joy and happiness.

About the Author

Geoffrey Saign began reducing stress by practicing mindfulness at the age of fifteen. For fifty years he studied many modalities for mind-body calming and awareness, including Qigong, tai chi, kung fu, meditation, biofeedback, positive psychology, and many others. He co-designed and taught a cutting-edge, research-based self-awareness class to young adults for ten years. In 2020 the author experienced a major breakthrough in mind-brain-body awareness, which led to him Living with intelligence HERE, and the resulting book, Smile More Stress Less.

Find the Author

Bookbub — https://www.bookbub.com/authors/geoffrey-saign
Goodreads — https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/56254077-smile-more-stress-less
Website — https://geoffreysaign.net/smile-more-stress-less/

Buy the Book

Kindle/KU/Paperback — https://www.amazon.com/Smile-More-Stress-Less-Happiness-ebook/dp/B08N6ZR4W6
Audible — https://www.amazon.com/Smile-More-Stress-Less-Happiness/dp/B08VTQBZSM

Yes, there is a giveaway

The author will be awarding a $30 Amazon/BN gift card to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour.

Enter here to win.

This post is part of a tour sponsored by Goddess Fish. Check out all the other tour stops. If you drop by each of these and comment, you will greatly increase your chances of winning.

My Favorite Excerpt

You Can End Daily Stress With Playfulness & Humor

One way to change rote, stressful thought patterns is to use playful exaggeration. It is a simple, repetitive method that will produce immediate and significant results, and we will use it often in this book in different ways and situations.

Let’s try it with dirty dishes. You see dirty dishes in the sink. Thoughts enter your mind about how irresponsible the person was in leaving them there. You feel annoyed and irritated. You notice this Self-Created Stress reaction inside yourself, and you interrupt it. You say out loud or think:

Oh no! My hands will never recover from this!

This is going to ruin my whole life!

It’s the end of the world as I know it!

Smile as you do this. Smiling brings about a strong positive emotion, and strong emotion helps change the brain by wiring a new neural pattern that’s even stronger.

Every time we change our thought pattern or interrupt old thought responses, we are changing our brain—teaching it—and allowing a new neural pattern to develop. We are telling the brain, This old pattern of thought is no longer useful or acceptable. The brain always listens. EVERY SINGLE EFFORT IS WORTHWHILE. This cannot be overstated.

Thank you!

Geoffrey Saign — we appreciate your sharing your book Smile More Stress Less with us! Best of luck with sales, and with all of your future writing.

Mind Over Murder

Today it is my pleasure to welcome author Kathy DiSanto and her paranormal thriller, Mind Over Murder.

Author’s description

She’s been gifted with The Sight, but she didn’t see this coming ….

When happy, upstanding citizens of New Frisco start to murder complete strangers, then die by suicide an hour or so later, crime reporter A. J. Gregson is determined to find out why.

Teaming up once again with CIIS Special Agent Jack Eagan—a man who’s rapidly becoming more than just another need-to-know fed—A. J. and a handful of others find themselves racing against the clock to stop the bloodshed.

Who or what is compelling these people? And who will be the next to die?

About the Author

Award-winning novelist Kathy DiSanto writes in several genres: sweet romance, paranormal, dystopian science fiction, and urban fantasy.

Her love of words—bamboozle, finagle, sprocket, flabbergast—inspired her to study German in college, because gaining access to a host of words in another language was a fascinating prospect. How does one resist expressions like Kummerspeck and Freundschaftsbezeugung, for example? As she’s fond of saying, “That would take a better woman than I. (Or a better woman than me, if we’re sticking with the colloquial and conversational.)” In addition to sating her verbal appetite with marvelously multisyllabic, tongue-twisting words, studying the German language challenged her inner Grammar Stickler in strange and mysterious ways. Thus, she considers her choice of an otherwise questionable major a win-win.

Her career as an author officially began in 1997, when she published two books with Bantam’s Loveswept line. Her books to date include:

For Love or Money (Golden State Hearts Book 1)
Hunter’s Shadow (Golden State Hearts Book 2)
Amanda’s Eyes (A.J. Gregson series, Book 1)
The Alpha Genesis Option

In addition to writing highly regarded fiction, she worked for many years as a communications specialist for Texas A&M University. Since retiring, she has done freelance writing. All told, throughout her career and after, she’s written several hundred feature articles for magazines, the web, blogs, and newsletters.

The mother of two talented professional musicians—and G-Mom to the cutest little boy EVER—Kathy is also a dedicated rescue dog mama, a U.S. Air Force veteran, and a late-blooming home improvement fanatic. She enjoys writing, reading, going to the gym, walking the dogs, and dancing like nobody is watching anywhere her sons are playing.

Find the Author

Website: https://kathydisanto.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KathyDiSantoAuthor/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kathydisanto
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Kathy_DiSanto
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/3525940.Kathy_Disanto

Buy the Book

Amazon Buy Link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08VJKSVFP

Yes, there is a giveaway

The author will be awarding a $15 Amazon/BN gift card to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour.

Enter here to win.

This post is part of a tour sponsored by Goddess Fish. Check out all the other tour stops. If you drop by each of these and comment, you will greatly increase your chances of winning.

Enjoy an Excerpt

“Correct me if I’m wrong, but I got the impression the attraction between us isn’t one sided.”

Caught in that killer blue gaze, I puffed out my cheeks, blew out a breath. “It isn’t.”

“Well, then? We’re both healthy, both single.”

Why did making a mistake suddenly sound so alluring?

Thank you!

Kathy DiSanto — we appreciate your sharing your book Mind Over Murder with us! Best of luck with sales, and with all of your future writing.

Smart Bitches Buy Bitcoin

Today it is my pleasure to welcome author Branden LaNette and her self-help book Smart Bitches Buy Bitcoin.


Author’s description

It seems like everyone’s talking about Bitcoin these days. Still, a lot of people just don’t get it. Or they assume Bitcoin is just for tech-savvy millennial guys or rich investors like Elon Musk.

 

As for women, many of us didn’t get a great financial education. Some of us shy away from conversations about money and investing especially if it has to do with the crazy world of cryptocurrencies.

 

What to do? Start with this brand new short, fun, and easy read,”Smart Bitches Buy Bitcoin: A Simple Guide for Women Who Want to Learn the Truth About Bitcoin and Control Their Financial Future.”

 

The book is designed to help women understand the current financial situation, why Bitcoin could be the life raft they need, and how to get started investing in it. Don’t leave your economic future to chance just because it seems scary or confusing and this is the perfect book to get you started.

About the Author

Branden LaNette doesn’t look like a typical author but she has long ignored what she “should” do, say and look like. On her own at a very young age, Branden eventually found herself with the wrong guy, the wrong job, and a bleak future. The fairytale she was promised as a child never materialized.

Finally, Branden decided that she wanted something different for her life, and realized no one was going to do it for her. Prince charming wasn’t coming to save her—she’d have to save herself.

Step by step, decision by decision, through major trials and tribulations that would stop most people in their tracks, Branden learned how to turn heartbreak into happiness and self-judgement into inner joy.

Today, Branden LaNette is an entrepreneur, coach, speaker, wife, and stay-at-home Mom to six C-section babies (ages 1-16) and way too many f-ing pets. Somehow, however, she manages to juggle all of this effortlessly (a blatant lie) while pushing her way through the kinds of fear and self-doubts that whisper within all of us (totally true) to achieve her goals. Her most recent dream come true is this book, one that is destined to have a major impact on millions of women across the globe (or at least nine people in Michigan.)

Through it all, she has found her happiness, her joy, and more importantly, her voice.

Find the Author

Website: BrandenLanette.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Branden.Lanette
Twitter: @Branden_Lanette
Instagram:@Brandenlanettel

Buy the Book

Amazon Kindle: https://www.amazon.com/Smart-Bitches-Buy-Bitcoin-Financial-ebook/dp/B093YDDRF7
Amazon Paperback: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1947814540

Yes, there is a giveaway

The author will be awarding a $25 Amazon/BN gift card to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour.

Enter here to win.

This post is part of a tour sponsored by Goddess Fish. Check out all the other tour stops. If you drop by each of these and comment, you will greatly increase your chances of winning.

My Favorite Excerpt

Most young girls have dreams of living a fairy tale life. We know we did. (Branden even wrote a fabulous book about it!) The problem with the dream is we expect that fairy tale life to be handed to us. As we get older, we figure out that’s b.s.; even if we do get the fairy tale life, we’ve got to work our Cinderella-asses off for it.

Maybe you can relate.

One of the most terror-filled moments for most of us is the realization that no one is coming to save us.

No one.

It’s easy to blame others because things didn’t work out the way we thought they would. It’s the world’s fault. And the government’s fault. And rich people’s fault. And… and… and…

The truth is, where we find ourselves at any given moment in time is our fault; at a minimum it’s our responsibility.

The fairy tale is possible. We can be saved. But if you want to have the life of your dreams, you’re going to have to save yourself. Bitcoin is the tool to do exactly that.

If you want Bitcoin to go to work for you, you’re going to have to buy some Bitcoin.

Thank you!

Branden LaNette — we appreciate your sharing your book Smart Bitches Buy Bitcoin with us! Best of luck with sales, and with all of your future writing.