Pushing Upward Paperback – 3 Sep 2012
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Pushing Upward is brave writing, a young woman's journey toward her dreams, avoiding traps and falling into them, slipping back and finding the grace and will to go on - and so it reflects on our own journey and makes us braver, too. (Gerald DiPego, Screenwriter/Novelist Phenomenon, Message in a Bottle, Instinct, The Forgotten)
This love story captures the essence of a modern use of the I Ching in the most elegant and accurate way. (Paul O’Brien, author of Visionary I-Ching founder of Tarot.com and I-Ching.com)
About the Author
Andrea Adler is an international speaker and workshop presenter. Known as the "metaphysical marketer," she is also the founder of Holistic PR.com. For more than 20 years, Andrea has supported entrepreneurs, small business owners, and cultural creatives in understanding holistic/spiritual methodology, inspiring her readers and her audience to become initiated into The Science of Spiritual Marketing. www.pushingupward.com and www.holisticpr.com
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
"Never judge a book by it's cover" as the age old aging goes and it holds true for this book. I so happen to be a thirty-something year old guy and I found myself identifying with the emotions, life experiences and triumphs portrayed and it was a delight! Well written and the descriptive nuances had me captivated from beginning to end. Pick up a copy and I believe you will not be disappointed!
The novel is a cautionary story of how we let our past hold us back, how we use excuses to prevent us from acting in the present and how to positively embrace what our future holds. Uncertainly is expected, the test is how we respond to it!
Incorporating the I Ching, an ancient Chinese divination system popular in the 70s, Pushing Upward introduces a tool that readers can use to better reflect on the big and small questions in our lives. After reading Andrea's book, I bought the I Ching and its millennia-old wisdom is a helpful sounding board and guide.
For the people who give us strength and guidance, Andrea and the I Ching remind us to value them. And, more importantly, to be a source of strength and support for others - no matter how consumed we become in our own lives. Pushing Upward is a lesson to be open and realize that "every encounter, every experience teaches us something." People come into our lives for a reason - to help, to test, and to teach.
Pushing Upward helped me to overcome my own uncertainty and reluctance to ask for help, and appreciate those that offer it. Andrea's book and the I Ching taught me to "not allow daggers of doubt to puncture your heart" and that with patience and effort, success is what you make of it.
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