Monday, August 8, 2011

Too Blessed to be Stressed by Debora M. Coty

Too Blessed to Be Stressed: Inspiration for Climbing Out of Life's Stress-PoolWhat a powerful and helpful book!  We women tend to jump into things with 100% of our hearts and souls, to the point that life sometimes completely stresses us out (of our own doing sometimes).  With a wonderful sense of humor, Debora Coty helps us work through some important key areas that will help us through these tough times: Time Management, Develop a Sense of Humor, Cultivate Relationships, Focus on Faith.

I don't know about you, but I have really struggled with at least two of these broad subjects, so I'm finding lots of great advice in this gem of a book.

The book itself is cute, and the pages are all bordered across the bottom by the blue from the front of the book, which I found strangely soothing in itself.  The chapters are short (making it easy to tackle the topics one at a time, or a bunch... depending on how much time you have free), flow smoothly, include key scriptures, revealing tests to help guide you through the chapter (not in all chapters), special quotes and questions at the end to help you apply the chapter to your life.

Each of the four sections above have ten chapters.  I think this book would be a great devotional for a month if you double up on a few days.  The chapters each seemed to take about 5 minutes to go through, but give plenty to mull over throughout the day.  I highly recommend this book! (And I'll probably give it as a gift to at least one or two of the special stressed-out women in my life)

Too Blessed to Be Stressed: Inspiration for Climbing Out of Life's Stress-Pool
by Debora M. Coty

Barbour Books (August 1, 2011) ~ 224 pages
Non-Fiction / Religion / Christian Life / Women's Issues

Edition Reviewed: Paperback - Review copy received courtesy of the publisher, many thanks to both the author and the publisher for sending me a copy to review for this LitFuse Publicity tour!

About Too Blessed to Be Stressed: Inspiration for Climbing Out of Life's Stress-Pool:

Do your to do lists have footnotes? Has your fam suggested a rabies shot because your bite has surpassed Rover’s?

Maybe it’s time for a healthy dose of truth gift-wrapped in humor. With her own offbeat brand of wit and near-wisdom, inspirational humorist Debora Coty addresses the heart-needs of desperate women drowning in the churning everyday stress-pool of busyness.

In Too Blessed to Be Stressed, you’ll find simple, practical steps for attaining the peace that you crave as you struggle with the stresses of finances, health, career, relationships, self-image and family. You’ll discover healing, refreshment, and revitalization for your own spirit, body and mind through heart-changing real life stories, biblically based insights, and short chapters for on-the-run convenience.

About Author Debora M. Coty:

Debora M. Coty is a humorist, columnist, speaker, writing workshop instructor and award-winning author of over 100 internationally published articles and ten inspirational books. She has also contributed short stories and devotionals to numerous anthologies. Debora's passion is sharing her offbeat blend of humor and hope, wit and near-wisdom with women of all ages. As a piano teacher for twenty years, she acquired the skill of auditory long-suffering and has helped countless people as an occupational therapist specializing in orthopedics for over three decades. Mother of two grown children, Debora currently lives and loves in central Florida with her husband and desperately wicked pooch, Fenway.

Tour Giveaway Details:
To celebrate the release of her latest laugh-out-loud book, Too Blessed to Be Stressed, Debora Coty is hosting the Too Blessed to Be Stressed KINDLE Giveaway!

Too Blessed to be Stressed is a fun-filled read overflowing with insights and practical tips. Perfectly delicious for living happily ever after! 

-Rhonda Rhea, best-selling author of Whatsoever Things Are Lovely

Read what the reviewers are saying here.

Debora has created a “Too Blessed” prize package worth over $150! One grand prize winner will receive:

* A brand new Latest Generation KINDLE with Wi-Fi and Pearl Screen

* Too Blessed to Be Stressed by Debora Coty (for KINDLE)

To enter just click one of the icons below. Hurry! The giveaway ends August 25th. Winner will be announced on the evening of the 18th during Debora's De-Stress Facebook Party! Debora will be hosting a "life-preserver" chat (it’s okay if you haven’t read the book – who knows, you might WIN a copy!), testing trivia skills, swapping funny stories, handing out some decom-stress tips, and giving away tons of great stuff! (Chocolate, books, and more!) Hope to see you there. Bring your friends and join the fun on August 25th at 5:00 PM PST (6 PM MDT, 7 PM CDT, & 8 PM EDT).

Enter via E-mail Enter via FacebookEnter via Twitter

Also - be sure to check out Debora's series of Stress-Buster videos at her website:  She’s also hosting a photo caption contest on her blog for a chance to win a copy of Too Blessed to Be Stressed.

I encourage you to stop by other blog tour stops by visiting LitFuse Publicity and checking out the tour!

*Disclosure: I am an Amazon Associate. I get a very small amount for any purchases made when you click through a link from Wendi's Book Corner, which I then save up to buy more books. :)

Reposted from my original blog Wendi's Book Corner ~ Rainy Day Reads (and More) in Seattle, some things may have been edited, originally published August, 2011


Michele said...

Thanks for sharing your thoughts. This definitely sounds like a book I would like to read.


carolsnotebook said...

Definitely sounds like a good one, lots of advice I could use.

Beth(bookaholicmom) said...

This sounds like a must read for me! I will keep an eye out for this one in the bookstore.

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