Get Your Life Back: Everyday Practices for a World Gone


Get Your Life Back: Everyday Practices for a World Gone Mad A REFRESHINGLY SIMPLE GUIDE TO RECOVER YOUR LIFE In Get Your Life Back, New York Times bestselling author John Eldredge provides a practical, simple, and refreshing guide to taking your life backBy practicing a few wonder fully simple practices or what John calls graces you can begin to recover your soul, disentangle from the tragedies of this broken world, and discover the restorative power of beautyAsk yourself Are you happy most of the time Do you feel deeply loved Are you excited about your future How often do you feel lighthearted After reading this book you will Learn how to insert the One Minute Pause into your dayBegin practicing benevolent detachment and truly let it all goOffer kindness toward yourself in the choices you makeDrink in the simple beauty available to you every dayTake realistic steps to unplug from technology overloadThese simple practices and others are ready for the taking You don t need to abandon your life to get it back Begin restoring your life here and now Your soul will thank you for it



10 thoughts on “Get Your Life Back: Everyday Practices for a World Gone Mad

  1. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here John Eldredge is my favorite author so I had to read his newest book Get your life back I believe this book is necessary for everyone, especially for right now Eldredge gives practical and much needed guidance on how to slow down your life, re focus your priorities and appreciate the


  2. says:

    This resource will be a gem for me long after its release date My wife and I have already incorporated some of the simple steps to take our soul back in this busy season Easy to read as always with Eldredge, and highly recommended Stimulating and inspiring, but kind and benevolent with an understanding of what we are faced with in this time of history.


  3. says:

    If you liked The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry by John Mark Comer I d recommend this one It s a great reminder to slow down and center on Jesus moment by moment.


  4. says:

    Such a beautiful read I cannot emphasize enough how helpful and restful this was for me A much needed, practical guide to listening to and caring for your soul in an age where we re expected to go through daily tasks and interactions with little to no transition or processing time Please do your soul a kindness and pick up this book.


  5. says:

    What a poignant and necessary read for our time I didn t know what to expect when I picked this one up, but I ve loved everything John Eldredge has written, so I didn t even note what it was about This is such a needed read The author has looked at the busy, busy rush, rush world that we live in where we re always required to be available for our jobs, where social media brings


  6. says:

    This is my first John Eldredge book although I have his books Wild at Heart and Captivating, which he write with his wife I heard John on a podcast talking about this latest book and it sounded like something I could learn from.It is an easy read in that John writes as if he is having a conversation with you However, he has a lot packed on the pages The premise is that we all fill


  7. says:

    We talk about unplugging, but we re enchanted by the endless social media circus of love and hatred, the vapid, alarming, sensational, and unforgivable We re snagged by every new notification And while we ve always had our individual struggles and heartbreaks to deal with, now we have the tragedies of the entire world delivered to us hourly on our mobile devices This is all very hard o


  8. says:

    I took my dear, sweet time with this book and I am so glad I did The practices you learn in this book on how to slow down and welcome the spirit into your everyday life are invaluable Just reading John s words are a breath of fresh air I highly recommend this book for anyone who feels like they are missing something A book I will certainly be reading in the near future.


  9. says:

    This book is powerful and accurate for this chaotic time It will change your life I m so happy I picked it up.


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    pg 50 Turn your phone off at 8 00pm Give yourself some evening time for real things Banish all technology from your bedroom Don t check your phone as soon as you wake up in the morning Give your soul mercy to wake up enjoy a few peaceful moments When your phone chirps or vibrates, don t react Make it wait till you pick it up In these small ways I m making my phone a tool again, something that serv


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About the Author: John Eldredge

John Eldredge is an author you probably figured that out , a counselor, and teacher He is also president of Ransomed Heart, a ministry devoted to helping people discover the heart of God, recover their own heart in his love, and learn to live in his Kingdom John grew up in the suburbs of Los Angeles which he hated , and spent his boyhood summers on his grandfather s cattle ranch in eastern Oregon which he loved John met his wife Stasi in high school in drama class But their romance did not begin until they each came to faith in Christ, after high school John earned his undergraduate degree in Theater at Cal Poly, and directed a theater company in Los Angeles for several years before moving to Colorado with Focus on the Family, where he taught at the Focus on the Family Institute.John earned his master s degree in Counseling from Colorado Christian University, under the direction of Larry Crabb and Dan Allender He worked as a counselor in private practice before launching Ransomed Heart in 2000 John and Stasi live in Colorado Springs with their three sons Samuel, Blaine and Luke , their golden retriever Oban , and two horses Whistle and Kokolo While all of this is factually true, it somehow misses describing an actual person He loves the outdoors passionately, and all beauty, Shakespeare, bow hunting, a good cigar, anything having to do with adventure, poetry, March Madness, working in the shop, fly fishing, classic rock, the Tetons, fish tacos, George MacDonald, green tea, buffalo steaks, dark chocolate, wild and open places, horses running, and too muchto name He also uses the expression far out way too much.


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