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AuthorBuzz Giveaway: Romance and Transformation

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This week’s AuthorBuzz giveaway features a suspenseful romance and a powerful tale on the transforming experience of teaching for many unruly students as a substitute teacher. Read more straight from the authors about the intriguing titles they are giving away! Dear Reader, I’m thrilled to share Surrender, the newest story in my House of Sin series! If you’re new to the House of Sin, don’t worry. This is a great place to start. Danger, intrigue, romance and suspense – this series has it all. If you’ve already read the House of Sin books, then you’re familiar with Marco and Felicity. Surrender takes you back in time to their first meeting and a friendship that shaped an entire series. “In a…

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Spartan Up! How Jennifer Gilbert Went from Victim to Victor

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Jennifer Gilbert is the first person to tell you she is in no way a victim. Following a horrific assault outside of a NYC apartment when she was 22, Gilbert not only survived but thrived, found her footing and completely changed her life. The former Real Housewives of New York City cast member spoke with Spartan Up’s Joe De Sena, founder and CEO of Spartan Race, about her life-altering attack, how she turned the worst moment of her life into a positive, becoming an events entrepreneur and why making decisions out of fear can be a mistake. For more, watch the podcast above. ABOUT SPARTAN UP! THE PODCAST: Every day, Joe De Sena, founder and CEO of Spartan Race and a New York…

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Video: Missed It? Live Interview with Kathryn Budig and Aim True

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Are You Ready to Discover What Aim True Means to You? Yoga teacher and inspirational speaker Kathryn Budig is known for her ability to encourage others to set their intentions and goals, no matter how lofty, and work toward them while staying true to themselves. In Aim True, Budig extends her empowering message beyond the mat. Life is an adventure that is meant to be explored, challenged, and fully lived. The best part? When you approach life with an open mind and heart, the possibilities are endless. Allow Budig to be your guide along the journey with: • A 5-day purification process • 6 yoga sequences to put into practice • Over 85 recipes to seduce your inner Top Chef…

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Charity Will Transform Your Life and Make You Happy

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It’s better to give than to receive, the old cliché tells us, but why is this true? Is this some sort of Puritanical message designed to purge us of the sin of selfishness? Or could this old saying hold the secret to something more? Giving does more than just make us better people, says author and philanthropy advisor Jenny Santi. The act of giving, Santi says, holds a transformative power—it’s “the most satisfying thing you’ll ever do.” And in her new book The Giving Way to Happiness: Stories and Science Behind the Transformative Power of Giving (Tarcher Books; October 27, 2015), she gives us a look at all the ways that giving can change our lives. Santi has spent her…

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