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Is this it? Why does life seem so unfair?

It's easy to see others living our dreams. It's easy to feel held back, misunderstood and invisible, but there comes a time in our lives when we just can't take it anymore. This is when we need answers and the confirmation that who we think we are can change.

After a lifetime of comp
Kindle Edition, 182 pages
Published November 2017 by Being Human Publishing (first published July 15th 2014)
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Andy Bowker
Aug 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved reading this book. The author covers topics such as jealousy, rage and judgement, and that general feeling of 'not good enough'. Typically, humans see these things as bad and try to change them or pretend they aren't there. Kelly provides a way of looking at these topics with a deep level of acceptance, and allows the reader to see themselves in pure human form, warts and all, and provides an outlook on life that you won't see in many self-help books, many of which do not delve deeply in ...more
She writes, how I think. The mind of an anxious OCD "thinker". Though what she says is inspiring and uplifting. I'm often thinking, "spit it out already"! More details or description in a sentence to describe a thought, revelation, or example then needed. I appreciate what she is saying but less words for each idea, advice, or example please. Just get to the point. My own over thinking, over analyzing mind can and would do that if you didn't take the thoughts out of my head. I found it frustrati ...more
Sarah Wathen
Sep 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What an arresting title. When everyone shines but you. The bald honesty in that horrible statement, the humility inherent in shouting that to the world—that takes guts. Can’t we all admit to feeling that way at some point in our lives? Even if not out loud?

Part of Kelly Martin’s book is about exactly that, but it’s much more than owning your own despair or frustration. She tells us to embrace all of our worst feelings as actual gifts, and she uses colorful, memorable imagery when explaining how
Marla Turner
Sep 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I can remember a time in my life where I felt like everyone was in on some secret, leaving me out of the loop. That is why I love this book. Each chapter clears the path a little more than the next and we are left with clarity; we finally feel like we're in on it too, by the time we are finished.

And - even better - when the book is finished we are left with a fantastic reference/resource to keep around for those days when we need a little centering and focus. ~~ Marla Turner
Angela Hamilton
Nov 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I am so glad I read this book. All this time I felt I needed to be fixed and made better but now I am happy being me no matter how I feel that day. Yes I have anxierty but that is ok and I no longer try to "fix it" i let it be there and get on with being myself and it works so much better than trying to fight some battle that i dont need to fight.
Thank you so so much for writing this book. It has helped changed my outlook and it will help so many others.
Melissa Desveaux
When I started reading this book, I thought it was a self help book. And I guess in a way it is however it has a different take on it. Instead of saying be positive, use affirmations and the rest of it, it acknowledges that not one person is perfect and that everyone has a bad day. It helps you understand a little more about yourself and how to understand yourself so when you are ready to change your behavior or thinking you will not be afraid.
I enjoyed reading this book it really made me think
Feb 20, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
When Everyone Shines But You by Kelly Martin is a book unlike any other you will read. I guess the genre that this book is categorised as would be self-help. Usually, when you read a self-help book the author encourages you to be positive, bury your anger and never be jealous of anyone.

All good and well in theory, but putting all of that into practice is another matter entirely. If your life has been one catastrophe after another or one big mess after another then it is really difficult to just
Kelly Martin
Dec 11, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
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When Everyone Shines But You by Kelly Martin is not just another self-help book lining the shelf, telling you to think positive or obey the laws of attraction to get anything you want. This book shows you how being human is not only okay, but also a good thing to be. Kelly Martin synthesizes years of reflection and deep soul searching into a multitude of small lessons any person canWhen Everyone Shines But You - Saying Goodbye To I'm Not Good Enough u
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Kelly Martin is a passionate and unconventional metaphysical thinker and writer who has been questioning reality since 1999. Writing on her blog Kelly Martin Speaks
and speaking on YouTube she traces her journey from shyness to greater confidence.

Kelly has explored many different paths from Reiki healing, Shamanism to Buddhism and now embraces a primarily mindful journey. After what felt like a de

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“You are conditioned to believe that if you let go, if you surrender, you will either be a victim of circumstances and not assertive in your own being, or you will be viewed as being lazy, lacking in willpower, and un-motivated.

Yet will and power cannot exist alongside one another. Motivation does not come into question when you surrender fully into the present moment. Motivation to do, to take action, to make moves, comes naturally from this surrender.”
“How do you surrender when every cell of your being is screaming that your life is not working and that you need to do something to make it work? How do you surrender in that moment when jealousies, envy, doubt, rage, resentment all rise up inside you? You accept that you are resisting letting go; you accept that perhaps you are not yet ready to take your hands off the steering wheel; you accept this with kindness to who you are in the moment, being gentle and tender instead of beating yourself over the head with the 'Must hurry up, time is of the essence, everyone is passing me by' train of thought.” 8 likes
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