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Women, Rice and Beans: Nine Wisdoms I Learned From My Mother When I Really Paid Attention

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Women too often are overwhelmed with long to-do lists while raising a family, working long hours, and helping everyone. Putting everyone and everything before ourselves is a behavior we’ve learned from our mothers and the women around us. We also teach it to our daughters. The book “Women, Rice and Beans” shows women the path to pay attention to our lives and learn the wis

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Kindle Edition, 148 pages
Published February 20th 2017 by Blue Hudson Group
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Christy
Jul 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
Feeling inspired to get back into meditation and a more positive outlook!

I think this book was just what I needed.
Susan Walker
Jul 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
Thoughtful and beautiful teachings.
Topaz & Tourmaline
With nods to shamanic practices, meditations, and affirmations, I really enjoyed this book.

Some of the content I may have read before from other sources, but what is unique to this book is some of the author’s meditations (like the willow tree one) and the stories of her mother. I would have loved to read even more stories about her mom and their relationship and how the author’s mentality changed from thinking her mother hadn’t issued enough life lessons to realizing that she had.

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Not really my cup of tea, but a good example of the genre.
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Ana Barreto is a Brazilian-American teacher, author, and mentor living in upstate New York.
She grew up in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. At eighteen years of age, she left her parents’ traditional patriarchal home, breaking the established female roles in her own house. Two years later, she moved to New York and began her college education.
While attending Marymount College, at that time a women’s only c
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