The book that changed my life - #GIRLBOSS

Monday, August 29, 2016

I love when I instantly fall in love with things. This is a pure example of that kind of instant love. This book was something I knew I needed from the first time I saw it somewhere on Instagram. It was a magnet that was screaming for my immediate attention.

I love books like this, stories of successful people who began doing something out of nothing by just being themselves and following their inner compass. This book is a guide on how to be a #GIRLBOSS but I would recommend it to anyone who needs inspiration and motivation for whatever they are doing in their lives. It is a book that will make you wanna wake up in the morning and get things done.

I have read this book multiple times and each time I learn something new, something simple but valuable, a secret that Sophia Amoruso, the founder and CEO of Nasty Gal, shares with the reader. She is someone who I admire a lot and even though I don't have any part in the fashion world, I find her words really inspiring. This book is a true must have. My favorite. The book that changed my life.

Here are some of my favorite quotes of her book. Have a great Monday and don't forget to be a #GIRLBOSS.

"A #GIRLBOSS is in charge of her own life. She gets what she wants because she works for it."

".. we control our thoughts and our thoughts control our lives. This is an extremely simple, totally straightforward concept, but for a lot of people, it's so alien that it might as well be magic. Chances are that you know someone who is really negative. You know the type: always complaining, getting fired, having her car broken into, his girlfriend is cheating on him. These people are convinced that life is shit.. and so it is. It;s the age-old concept of like attracts like, or the low of attraction. You get back what you put out, so you might as well think positively, focus on visualizing what you want instead of getting distracted by what you don't want, and send the universe you good intentions so that it can send them right back."

"Treat your thoughts like your dollar bills: don't waste 'em."

"Focus on the positive things in your life and you'll be shocked at how many more positive things start happening. But before you start to think you just got lucky, remember that it's magic, and you made it yourself."

"Extroverts get their energy from being around a lot of people, but introverts find large groups draining and require time alone to recharge."

"Introverts are naturally more sensitive because they don't need a ton of dopamine, the "feel-good" neurotransmitter that your brain produces in response to positive stimuli. Conversely, extroverts can't get enough. They even love adrenaline, the chemical that your brain produces in the face of fear, so they need bigger and riskier situations to produce the same natural high that an introvert gets from just having a conversation with a close friend. Introverts are also more apt to pay attention to the small details."

"Psychologists now believe that social media is a really valuable tool for introverts, because it allows them to communicate and even network on their own terms."

"I have a friend who told me something recently that really resonated, He said that he felt like he'd "gotten off at the wrong stop," as if there's a bus traveling through space and time that randomly opens its doors and drops souls off to live through  whatever time they're assigned. I don't believe we're all fit for the time we're assigned. It's a weird world we live in, and until time travel exists we've all got to make the most of where we land."

"Your challenge as a #GIRLBOSS is to drive headfirst into things without being to attached to the results. When your goal is to gain experience, perspective, and knowledge, failure is no longer a possibility. Failure is your invention. I believe that there is a silver lining in everything, and once you begin to see it, you'll need sunglasses to combat the glare. It is she who listens to the rest of the world who fails, and it is she who has enough confidence to define success and failure for herself who succeeds."

"I stopped feeling as if I didn't belong anywhere, and realized that I belonged anywhere I wanted to be."

"No matter where you are in life, you'll save a lot of time by not worrying too much about what other people think about you. the earlier in life you can learn that, the easier the rest of it will be. You is who you is, so get used to it."

"When you accept yourself, it's surprising how much other people will accept you, too."

"The last thing the world needs is another boring person or another boring brand, so embrace all the things that make you different."

"The last thing I'd ever subscribe to are fashion rules. However, I do think that you should put effort into what you wear. Clothing is ultimately the suit of armor in which we battle the world. When you choose your clothing right, it feels good. Ant there's nothing shallow about feeling good."

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  1. Одлична препорака за книга, би се нашла во многу моменти во животот. Немам досега чуено за неа, но вреди да се побара и прочита.
    Честито нов дизајн на блогот!
    И јас скоро го сменив и забележав дека има многу сличности, што значи - добар избор :D
    И да, обожавам што блогот ти “шара“ и по други и разнолики теми, кои секогаш ми го задржуваат вниманието ;)

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