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Friday, January 20, 2012

Book Review and Giveaway! How To Be A Best Friend Forever: Making And Keeping Lifetime Relationship by Dr. John Townsend

I consider myself a fortunate woman that I have several friends that I can honestly say are my "best friends." Some I've known since we were in kindergarten together, some I've known just a few years, but I love them all dearly!

Dr. John Townsend addresses the importance of having not only friends, but "best friends," in your life in his new book, "How To Be A Best Friend Forever: Making and Keeping Lifetime Relationships."

About The Book:

Our world has diluted the meaning of friendship, but the reality is, there’s nothing like the sustaining strength of true-blue, forever friends. Still, many people are convinced that they’ll never find such lifelong connections—or that they don’t need them.

In this encouraging book, best-selling author and psychologist John Townsend delivers hope and help for making these relationships a reality—and for making them even better if you’ve already got a “bestie.” His eight principles for building the very best kind of friendship, along with his shared experiences within his own friendships (including mistakes he’s made), will move every reader to aspire to deeper connections and to stay the course when challenges arise. Townsend’s simple but profound concepts are sure to transform readers’ relationships and keep them from missing out on one of life’s greatest and most essential joys: the joy of having a best friend.

I found Dr. Townsend's book to be easy to read, and more importantly, easy to understand - and full of great advice on how to keep friend-relationships active and meaningful. Written from both a psycological and a faith-based point of view, Townsend sprinkles in stories from his own life, as well as other examples of people's experiences with their friends to keep this book both light and relevant.   The study guide that is included in the book makes this a hands-on, indepth experience as well.  I highly recommend it.

About The Author:

Dr. John Townsend is a psychologist, speaker and leadership coach. He has authored or coauthored over 20 books, selling 5 million copies, including the 2 million unit bestseller Boundaries and Leadership Beyond Reason. He cohosts the nationally syndicated daily radio program NewLifeLive!, heard on over 160 markets nationwide, with a listening audience of 3 million. Dr. Townsend and his family live in Southern California.

Check out his website at http://www.drtownsend.com/

The publisher, Worthy Publishing, and PR By The Book have generously donated one copy of "How To Be A Best Friend Forever" for giveaway to one lucky reader!

To Enter:

Leave a comment on this post, and let me know if you have a best friend in your life! Plus I'll include a special best friend bookmark for you and your friend! 

Be sure to include your email address.

This giveaway is open to U.S. only.

I will announce the winner of this giveaway on Thursday, January 26th.

Good Luck Everyone!!!

1 comment:

Kay Huck said...

I have a best friend who's very glance tells me she knows exactly what I am thinking. We share like spies among a crowd with our own secret looks and gestures. It's wonderful to have someone who knows you so well and still loves you.