Explore What You Are Truly Hungry For - Within every person, there is a longing that no amount of food, no career accomplishment, no possession can ever fill. For this is a longing of the spirit. On Appetites, Geneen Roth looks beyond her 15 years of pioneering work with women, food, and body image, to ask: What truly nourishes the human spirit? Throu...more
However, I got into it and came to understand the style she adopted - because the book is about life lessons pertaining to women and their relationships with food, their bodies and their emotions, it is impossible and undesirable to have a one-size-fits-all approach. There are i ...more
This one sort of got off-topic a few times. She digressed on her relationship with her best friend which ended, and on her relationship with her first editor. Both chapters were okay in their own right but they didn't fit with the rest of the book in my opinion.
Still--Geneen always has something helpful and inspiring to say and I'm glad I read this one all the same.
Most of the chapters start at some point of her life and go into a rambling of personal troubles with food and otherwise- which were too much like reading a journal. I didn't appreciate that at least half the book ...more