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Welcome to the New Year New You Giveaway Hop!
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Click on the titles to read more about the books we are giving away this time. To enter the giveaway fill out the RAFFLECOPTER below. No purchase necessary. Must be a US resident and 16 yrs or older to enter.
**** PRIZE #1 ****
We are picking 3 Winners to get a paperback copy of THINKING OUTSIDE THE CHRYSALIS by Trish Ahjel Roberts and 1 winner will get $25 coupon for coaching, yoga, or retreat services.
“There is so much going on in the world that it’s easy to lose your way, especially as a young woman of color in America right now. This book really helped me dive into my deeper self to help me start living my life comfortably as my truest self.”- Mona Swain, Theater Actress and TikTok Influencer
As the world manages the devastation and unrest created by the global pandemic and ongoing police brutality, Trish Ahjel Roberts carefully weaves her own story of trauma and redemption into a revolutionary path of joy and fulfillment that any woman can embrace. Each chapter is a drop of nectar with its own related message, social media support group, affirmations, guided meditations, inspiring music playlist and recommended films to make personal development fun, relevant and accessible to women everywhere. The Greek origin of the word, “chrysalis,” or butterfly cocoon, means “gold.”
The shell that encloses us is often a beautiful façade that keeps us trapped in complacency. This book will show you how to identify your passions and find the courage to break away from the routine and live your most authentic and joyful life. Butterflies feed on drops of nectar. With a simple 12-drop approach, you will receive the nourishment you need to soar through life with the ease of a butterfly.
Our thinking is what limits us. If we believe there is nothing outside of our cocoon we can never have a breakthrough. We first must have a “think-through,” believing in the effortless abundance waiting for us on the other side.
This book uses real-life experiences, along with Buddhist and yogic philosophies, to shine light on the freedom awaiting you outside the chrysalis.
About the Author
Trish Ahjel Roberts is a blogger, self-actualization coach, yoga and meditation instructor, reiki practitioner, retreat organizer, and founder of Black Vegan Life ™ and HoneyButterflyz LLC. She was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, and attended Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from the Metropolitan College of New York and an MBA from Long Island University. She has ten years of Buddhist study at Kadampa Meditation Center in Atlanta, GA, and twenty years of yoga experience. She lives with her daughter and their dog in Atlanta, GA. She is available as a life coach, motivational speaker, and plant-based retreat organizer. She is the author of the romantic drama, Chocolate Souffle and the e-book, Black Vegan Life Guide to Self-Care.
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**** PRIZE #2****
We are picking 5 Winners to get a paperback copy of Perception from Size 0 to 14 Overnight by Cassandra Black.
Superior Model, Avery, brandishes the size zero body that is hungered for by women all over the nation. She is living her best public life until one person, one evening, one event changes everything. Fame Shame Love Fashion.
About the Author
Cassandra Black holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing, a master’s degree in business management, and a great degree of love for comedy. Cassandra is also a published author of three children’s books, “Twinkle, The Only Firefly Who Couldn’t Light Up,” “Fun Jokes For Young Folks,” and “When I Wish Upon.” She is also the creator of the game app, “Fun Jokes Match Game” and the writer, director, producer of three comedy short films, “Open Mike,” “He Loves Me…He Loves Me Hot,” and I Can Fix Him.” “Perception: From Size Zero To Fourteen Overnight” is her first adult novel and she loved every second of creating these characters and their journeys as they maneuver their way through, around, and past the heavy expectations of others.
**** PRIZE #3****
We are picking 2 Winners to get a paperback copy of Hooded: A Black Girl’s Guide to the Ph.D. by Dr. Malika Grayson
Hooded: A Black Girl’s Guide to the Ph.D. explores the unexamined experiences of Black women in higher education. From racism and navigating feelings of self-doubt to confronting microaggressions, Black women face an uphill battle as they earn advanced degrees in majority-white institutions and departments. Having a voice means facing retaliation or dismissal while staying silent becomes a heavy burden all its own.
In Hooded, Dr. Malika Grayson offers an account of surviving and thriving as a doctoral candidate in STEM. Written for those who have never seen themselves represented in their chosen career, Hooded provides practical survival strategies, mental health tips, and ideas for creating community and leaving a lasting legacy. With this essential resource, you won’t feel quite as alone–and you might even become your own unexpected hero.
About the Author
Dr. Malika Grayson is a speaker, STEM advocate, and engineer based in Virginia. Growing up in Trinidad and Tobago, she left the island at the age of 19 to pursue her education. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Physics, and a master’s degree, and a doctorate in Mechanical Engineering. She has shared her experiences about being a Black Women in STEM on a number of platforms including university collaborations, conferences, and special events. HOODED is her first book. Learn more at malikagrayson.com
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