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Self-Love

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I love that all of these books about self-love and body positivity are being released. Fantastic book that promotes self-love.
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I really tried with this book, but could not finish— I don't think the book is to blame as much as it's the digital copy's fault. A lot of the chapters seemed broken and crossed out, and it took away from the flow of reading. I also found the incessant warning of it being an ARC repeated every other page very annoying. The book is partially a journal, and it would have been great to actually get the feel of the book, as opposed to going back and forth to make sure it's all there or having to skip three pages to get to the next word. I would suggest checking out a physical copy if you are interested in this.

Thanks netgalley for the e-ARC.
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This book helps the reader to take steps to self love. It is a quick read filled with thoughts and exercises to help the reader become more self aware.
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What an incredible book for someone such as myself! I have many self-esteem and self-confidence issues. I am the absolute worst at self-care. However, I have been working on that and this book is perfect! I love starting my day by reading a little from this to brighten the mood and set my intentions for a better self-care day. Wonderful book for anyone who has trouble learning to love themselves.
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Thank you Netgalley & Adam's media for sending me a copy of Self-Love by Devi B. Dillard-Wright. All thoughts & opinions are my own.

Self Love follows the understanding, practices and power of self love. The book is a beautiful, raw and eye opening experience. The wording was lovely and informative and the progression was well placed. I look forward to reading more by Dillard-Wright and this book gave me so much to think about, in an amazing way.
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This book is exactly as described—daily meditations on self-love with exercises to help make the concepts more concrete. Somehow, I expected something with more depth—a more scholarly or science-based approach, maybe? But I can't fault the book for being what it says it is. The meditations and exercises are useful and inspiring when you're looking for a little pick-me-up.

I received and read an advance copy of this book. This is my voluntary review. All opinions are my own.
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The longest relationship you will ever have with any person is yourself. So, self-love is a really important skill to work on and one that many individuals lack. This book will be a first step for anyone that is interesting in examining and improving his/her ability to like/love himself/herself. This book provides over 100 lessons, reflections, quotes, and activities  about self love and encourages you to undertake a journey to move forward one step at a time to achieve this difficult skill. The book starts off with a wonderful introduction on the principles of self love and why it is am important quality to possess.  This book provides meaningful actions that one can take in order to improve his/her overall outlook on life. Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher for providing this advance review copy.  I highly recommend this book.
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This was so powerful and something I needed to read right now. I would buy this for every female in my life as I think everyone needs to read this.
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**I received an ARC from the publisher on Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

I absolutely LOVED Self-Love! If we're honest with ourselves, we all struggle with self love and I love how Devi B. Dillard-Wright wrote this book. It wasn't a self help book. It did give some adivce but it was practical. Devi starts off claiming to not cure you but to offer  quotes and reflections to help you love yourself. This will be a book I buy and have lots of highlighted texts and notes in the margin. It's worth reading!
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Thank you NetGalley for providing me with a copy of this book in exchange for my honest review.   

The cover is cute!   Simple, but eye-catching.   Gets the job done.

This book is important.   Especially right now with this insane crappy pandemic.   We all need a reminder that we are worthy and important.

Buy a copy.
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Self-Love: 100+ Quotes, Reflections, and Activities to Help You Uncover and Strengthen Your Self-Love by Devi B. Dillard-Wright
Publisher: Adams Media
Genre: Self-Help
Release Date: January 12, 2021

Self-Love by Devi B. Dillard-Wright contains more than 100 reflections designed to strengthen your self-love.

I found this book easy to read and filled with great quotes, inspiration and ideas on self-love activities. I found the layout easy to follow. Section one is set to explain the what, why, and how's of self-love. Section two provides the reflections and examples of how to practice self-love.

I enjoyed reading this book and think this will be my go-to gift this year for my friends! I definitely recommend reading this book.

I'm so grateful to Devi B. Dillard-Wright, Adams Media, and NetGalley for providing me with a free copy of this ARC ebook in exchange for my honest review.
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Incredibly powerful little book that guides you through self-love. Simple yet full of information. Highly recommended as a starter guide
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I found this difficult to read due to the formatting, but it seems like an interesting read from what I could read. 

Thank you NetGalley for my complimentary copy in return for my honest review.
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This is a lovely little book to help readers improve their relationships with themselves. It would be great as a daily devotional or to pick up when in need of a boost. 
There is inspiration from a number of different places, making this a great book for anyone to pick up. 
Many thanks to Adams Media and NetGalley for the advance copy.
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Oh, my word! Firstly huge thanks to the publisher for my ARC. I thought I knew what self-love but I was wrong. This book was an eye-opener on what self-love is and practises of self-love one can do. I totally recommend this book although it seems to start a tad bit slow and could demotivate you because it reads like a scientific book it gets better and the colors on the pages are everything. I absolutely recommend this book to anyone in need of self-love and don't know where to start
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I received an advance reader copy of this book to read in exchange for an honest review via netgalley and the publishers.

Self Love: 100+ quotes, reflections and activities is exactly what the cover describes. This book is a beautifully put together book of self-help methods mixed with reflective thoughts and questions, beautiful and meaningful quotes, activities to help centre your mindfulness and self love through daily life and comforting words and ideas to help you practice self love daily. 
The layout of this book is beautiful and relaxing and the book itself is divided into two sections - information about what self-love is and how we tend to generally perceive it, and then the reflective parts, activities, quotes etc. 
This book is a fantastic resource to help everyone practice self love and recognise ways to do it, ways we don't do it, find time to do it and be at peace with it when we do do it. I often feel selfish for having some "me" time as I have children, but this book has helped me understand the need to have it and other ways I can practice self-love without feeling guilty. 
I highly recommend this book, especially with the current pandemic and stresses and strains of daily life.
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This book covers a variety of topics related to building self-love. I appreciated the structure of this book and thought the action steps were especially helpful as they provided opportunities for reflection and ways to address the topics. I liked how the author used metaphors throughout the book to describe the topics. I also like the formatting and thought visually appealing.

I was hoping for more depth from this book. It has helpful topics for someone wanting to improve their quality of self-love, but it was very basic. I also really had issue with some of the language this book uses and the simplification of problems faced by populations, It often sent the message of encouraging the reader to turn challenges into strengths, without acknowledging the impact of society and biases from others. I don't think every challenge needs to be reframed into a strength. I don't think for my own self-love development I should need to reframe my chronic health issue as a power; that doesn't work for me and ignores my experience. I think the author should have taken time in the book to delve into the complexities if they were going to reference complex topics.
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Beautifully written and laid out. Self hope, self love, anxiety and depression mixed with self doubt. I felt like this book was speaking to me and for me. It was so beautifully written and resonated to my core. Highly recommend. I received an advance review copy for free, and I am leaving this review voluntarily.
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Beautiful inside out, I cannot believe a self-help non-fiction read would be this pretty, practical and promising! 

Divided into two parts, the first part explains in simple words what self-help means and how we perceive it as. This part becomes quite helpful and insightful when it comes to us understanding our inability to practice it even though we understand it. 

The second part is the major portion of the book which delivers as exactly how the title presents. 

This book is all about practising self-love. Even if we're willing to do the same but the moment you read this book, you will come to realise we do not actively practice as much as we want. When it comes to our own selves it's just easier to neglect ourselves and become the root cause of our problem without even realising it. Yes, this book reminds us of this tiny information. 

Just telling ourselves to practice self-love isn't enough. Like telling someone eat chicken curry without telling them the recipe.  We have to start from somewhere and if a book like this is there to supplement on how to take care of ourselves, then why not?!

The writing is fun and quite convincing. Self-help books tend to sound like they're nagging but (thankfully!) this one doesn't. 

I just love the pages with quotes. They are so beautiful! And about the taking action parts, they will make you think first. Yes, it starts from there and I find them quite helpful. The exercises start there itself. 

This is the kind of book you would want to keep by your side at all times....more so because it's so beautiful and quite helpful!

Thank you Publisher and Authors for the advanced readers copy.
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This book contains some really good piece of advice! I really can't wait to read the finished copy so I can anotate and quote everywhere. 
It came to me in a moment of my life I really needed this . the topics self-love deals with are really important and universal. I love the way the advice are presented and the issues are highlighted!
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