INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
“[I've Been Thinking…] is beautiful...I felt your soul on these pages.” –Oprah Winfrey
“If you are feeling stuck, lost, or you just need a pick-me-up, this is the book for you. Shriver’s wisdom will fill you up.” —Hoda Kotb, coanchor, The Today Show
A book of reflections for those seeking wisdom, guidance, encouragement, and inspiration on the road to a meaningful life.
As a prominent woman juggling many roles, Maria Shriver knows just how surprising, unpredictable, and stressful everyday life can be.
In this moving and powerful book, she shares inspiring quotes, prayers, and reflections designed to get readers thinking, get them feeling, get them laughing, and help them in their journey to what she calls The Open Field--a place of acceptance, purpose, and passion--a place of joy.
I've Been Thinking . . . is ideal for anyone at any point in her life. Whether you feel like you've got it all together or like it's all falling apart--whether you're taking stock of your life or simply looking to recharge, this is the book you will turn to again and again. Spend the weekend reading it cover to cover, or keep it on your nightstand to flip to the chapter you need most. Like talking with a close friend, it's the perfect daily companion—an exceptional gift for someone looking to move forward in life with hope and grace.
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I’ve Been Thinking
Reading this book, I’m inspired to be more than I’ve thought I could be! Maria uses her experiences as teacher and I find her deeply honest. I appreciate her vulnerability and straight forward manner and I’d attend a lecture or workshop with her if possible! She’s learned how to reflect and I’d like to learn that!!
I mean this book went to #1 but I can understand why when your last name is Shriver. Nothing profound or awe inspiring. Just your general ruminating about life and its journey. Good for lay people not the experienced sojourner. Wasted money here.
I’ve Been Thinking
My heart of my heart says “rate this book with five stars”, but my common sense says “I’m not a qualified critic”.
Maria, you are a talented and experienced writer, with compassion and expression. Thank you for sharing, teaching and encouraging.
I am a 74 year old grandmother. I have shared your book with two friends and plan to purchase a couple more copies as gifts for people I care about.
Please know your thoughts and words are appreciated. I can assure you, your mother is proud.