After reading The Inheritance of Orquidea Divina by Zoraida Cordova, I spent some time reflecting on how I relate to the main character, Orquidea. While we are from two different countries and grew up in two completely different eras, we are a lot more alike than one might originally think.
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Bailey’s 2022 Reading List
Before I get too ahead of myself, here’s my list of 14 books that I read throughout 2022. Nine of these fourteen books are considered part of the self-help genre. Three of these books are autobiographies and the remaining two books are fiction – one that I chose to read on my own and one that was part of a Reading Scholarship opportunity at my college. While autobiographies aren’t technically self-help, my opinion of that differs. We learn from the mistakes of others and reading someone’s life story with all of the ups and downs they experienced can benefit our own lives in many different ways.
My 2021 Reading List
For the year 2021, I set a goal to read 15 new books once again as 15 was my goal last year that I didn’t quite hit… I came so close again this year by finishing the year with a total of 14 new books read! While I tend to be an over-achiever, not reachingContinue reading “My 2021 Reading List”
6 Amazing Books for Healing
If you’ve tuned into my podcast, Distressed to Joyful; Bailey’s Way, you’re probably fully aware that I am no stranger to trauma as well as the work it takes to be able to heal from it. Alongside working with my therapist, I’ve read many books to help me better understand the things that I’ve beenContinue reading “6 Amazing Books for Healing”
My 2020 Reading List
For the year 2020, I set a goal to read 15 new books. I came so close by finishing the year with a total of 14 new books read! While I tend to be an over-achiever, not reaching this goal ended up being a very important life lesson for me…. Sure, I could’ve spent myContinue reading “My 2020 Reading List”