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How Much Joy Can You Stand?: A Creative Guide to Facing Your Fears and Making Your Dreams Come True
If you’re an entrepreneur holding tight to that big idea, a writer with writer’s block, or anyone afraid to “go for it!” this is the book for you. In fresh, funny language amply laced with wisdom, How Much Joy Can You Stand? gives you a wealth of ways to break through those walls to creative expression—and provides the inspirational kick in the pants you’ve been waiting fo ...more
Published April 17th 2012 by Brilliance Audio
(first published December 1st 1991)
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This little peach of a book is a wonderful motivator, whether for creative projects, or just everyday life. After reading it, I ended up scrubbing floors... along with painting a couple of pictures. It's an introspective, inspirational book that will challenge the reader into thinking: so...why am I not doing that?
very quick read. a good book to pick up when you're feeling frustrated & hindered from doing something really exciting or otherwise taking chances in life. it might be the one place you can go where real life doesn't poo-poo your wildest dreams but encourages them.
May 18, 2009 LemontreeLime rated it really liked it · review of another edition
Well written and thought out. Thank you for the 'to hell with that, blanketyblank them!' stance in the chapter 'The benefits of wishing for too much', Madame Falter-Barns. You said in a concrete way what i always suspected, and i am grateful for that solidarity. This one is a keeper.
Aug 01, 2013 Tristy rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
This is one of my go-to books, when I am feeling creatively stuck. It really has held up over the years! Suzanne Falter-Barns has a joyful way of writing that is totally infectious.
Suzanne Falter is an author, speaker and blogger who over the years has helped more than two million people find their way back to joy. These days she writes fearless stories -- novels about uncommon heroes who overcome the odds, and a memoir about finding her way back to real happiness after the sudden death of her daughter Teal. Her latest fiction series, Transformed, follows a transman spy and ...moreMore about Suzanne Falter...