Grace Not Perfection: For Young Readers – Book Showcase

Grace Not Perfection: For Young Readers – Book Showcase

I received a copy of Grace not Perfection for Young Readers: Believing You’re Enough in a World of Impossible Expectations ($15.29 Amazon value) in exchange for this post. Any opinions expressed here are honest and my own.

Perfection!  A blessing or a curse?

Lots of young ladies this day and age are fighting with perfection in their schoolwork, projects, friends, and life in general.  As we all know, perfection isn’t possible, but it is a persona that many struggle with.  In adulthood, some still struggle to feel they need the “perfect” life, the “perfect” husband, home, kids, etc.

Grace not Perfection for Young Readers: Believing You’re Enough in a World of Impossible Expectations by Emily Ley is a great book for girls struggling with having the mindset of a perfect life and the stress that goes along with it.  With teens and tweens being in such a technology-driven society, it is understandable for the pull of being perfect.

Emily gives great examples of her life and her struggles and how she took a step back from perfection….by having grace.  “Throughout these pages, we’ll explore what it means to give grace to yourself and to the people in your life.”

“Grace is a gift.  It is a gift from God and it’s a gift you can give yourself.”

In Grace not Perfection for Young Readers: Believing You’re Enough in a World of Impossible Expectations, Emily has provided plenty of guided worksheets, and practical tips including:

*Simply life by simplifying your space, your time, and your mind

*Create significant moments rather than picture-perfect images

*Pare down activities to those that matter most with FOMO (fear of missing out)

*Make effective to-do lists and complete them one step at a time

*Let go of unrealistic standards for yourself and others

*Embrace the joy and authentic beauty found in simply being yourself

You deserve a grace-filled life and Emily is ready to guide you through it.

Grace not Perfection for Young Readers: Believing You’re Enough in a World of Impossible Expectations can be purchased at your local bookstore or Amazon.  This book is a perfect gift for a teen or tween girl you know and love.

 

About the Author

Emily Ley is the founder of Simplified®, a brand of planners and organizational tools for busy women. Emily has been featured in Forbes, Family Circle, Better Homes and Gardens, Glamour, and Good Housekeeping.

She has been recognized with numerous awards, including Best New Product at the National Stationery Show, as well as Small Business of the Year, Female Owned Business of the Year, and Entrepreneur of the Year by Studer Community Institute. Emily and her team collaborated with AT-A-GLANCE® to create gift and planning collections carried in Office Depot, Staples, and Target.

Emily is the author of national bestselling books Grace, Not Perfection: Embracing Simplicity, Celebrating JoyA Simplified Life: Tactical Tools for Intentional Living, and When Less Becomes More: Making Space for Slow, Simple, and Good. Now, as an author, entrepreneur, wife and mother to three, Emily lives in Pensacola, Florida, with her husband, Bryan, and their son Brady and twins, Tyler and Caroline.

 

Cynthia Tait

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