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LaToya's Life

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YouTube vlogger, LaToya Ali, continues to capture the hearts of millions of women and families with her playful, quirky, and inspirational vlog (and with the help of her adorable daughter and loving husband). However, LaToya didn’t always fit in. In this sincere memoir, she carefully looks back on her journey from friendless to internet famous, the climb out of self-conscious to self-loving.

To her fans, LaToya is the crazy best friend who always invites you into her world of love and antics. Within her debut book, she opens up about her traveled childhood, lost friendships and difficult times finding herself which resulted in her vlog. Lost loe, embarrassing moments and silly memories allow us to see LaToya uncut. She’s beyond funny and caring, a bundle of energy and inspiration, LaToya reminds us that it’s how you see yourself that matters.

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11 Seconds to Success

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11 SECONDS TO SUCCESS: LIVING YOUR DREAMS THROUGH SNAPCHAT ART

 

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN SOCIAL MEDIA SUCCESS STORIES?

Here's a living your dreams story that should inspire everyone ─ the living your dreams story of CyreneQ, a modern Cinderella fairy tale.

(See: "Here’s how a 26 year-old is making up to $30,000 per Snap on Snapchat", by Morgan Linton, co-founder of Fashion Metric, November 30, 2016)

 

CREATIVE SNAPCHATS & FUNNY SNAPCHAT DRAWINGS

The next time you are sitting in a long, boring meeting and your mind starts to wander might be the very moment you find your destiny. That is exactly what happened to Cyreneq who began doodling funny Snapchat drawings during a particularly snoozy conference room session. Soon after, she went on to rule that burgeoning social media platform with her Snapchat art and her funny Snapchat drawings. Cyrene Quiamco has become a prominent personality with her creative Snapchats on a social media platform that is designed to make content disappear. Since joining Snapchat, Quiamco (who goes by "CyreneQ" across most social media) has amassed a following for her whimsical Snapchat art ― from celebrity portraits to collages of Disney characters ― and interactive creative Snapchats. She engages her community with her highly imaginative and appealing art, quizzes, games and questions, transforming a series of short-lived snaps into a conversation. She's also the creator of The11thSecond.com, a blog and community for creators of Snapchat art to share their work off the platform. Award-winning CyreneqQ was recently  nominated for the Shorty Award which recognizes the best in social media.

 

LIVING YOUR DREAMS ─ DO WHAT YOU LOVE

This modern fairy tale story (complete with Disney Princess self-portraits of the artist) starts in the Philippines where her family comes from. Cyrene gets her moxie, drive, spirit of self-invention and incredible work ethic from her mom, whom she counts as a main inspiration to be fearless and go for living your dreams. As she puts it, “I've always been an artist ever since elementary school, but I didn't really know how to apply that to the real world.” How she applied her artistry and originality to the modern world of social media is one of the most fantastic social media success stories of the 21st century.

 

DO WHAT YOU LOVE THE MONEY WILL FOLLOW

Cyrene's Cinderella "living your dreams" story is one that will have you dusting off your dreams. Cyreneq reminds us all of the power of our own imagination. Unleash that and nothing can stop you!

 

What you’ll learn inside "11 Seconds to Success":

• How to harness your personal creativity and apply it to the real world

• What CyreneQ really means in her motto “No excuses for starving artists!”

• How to "do what you love the money will follow"

• Up your social media IQ and your earning quotient, too!

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Advancing Your Photography

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In Advancing Your Photography, Silber provides the definitive handbook that will take you through the entire process of becoming an accomplished photographer. From teaching you the basics to exploring the stages of the cycle of photography, Silber makes it so you can master the art form. Purposefully compact, this handbook is meant to fit in your camera bag as it will be your guide and coach as you expand your artistic endeavor. Photography and the technology associated with it is constantly evolving, but the fundamentals remain the same. Advancing Your Photography will carry you forward in a lifetime of pursuing the art and chairmanship of photography. What you’ll learn from this book: * The top tips for making outstanding photographs from Ansel Adams and other top photographers — with many examples and step by steps to implement * How to put this advice into use and train your eye to see composition with emotional impact * Know and master the key points of operating your camera like a pro * How to capture remarkable photographs with more tips from the pros * How to process your images to professional standards From the book: "What makes this books so powerful is that I have been able to distill from my 1000s of hours of interviews with top photographers high level knowledge, that would take decades to acquire — but I have presented this knowledge in a way that even a new photographer can grasp and put right to work. If someone applies themselves and rolls up their sleeves, with this handbook, they can become an excellent photographer and make photographs that they and others will love."

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GUTS

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Do you want to understand the difference between head, heart and gut and where each fits into better decision-making? Are you ready for a purpose driven life and all of the joy and contentment it can bring? GUTS will help you find the unique and potent purpose driven life that is yours to live with joy, passion and success. In this modern era, we tap an app on our smartphone and anything you can imagine is delivered to you ─ maybe even by drone. We live in an age of convenience and ease; personal butlers are back in fashion and everyone has a chauffeur on call thanks to Uber. When was the last time you really “went for it?” Does anyone even have to try anymore? Sam Bracken answers that question with an emphatic YES. Now, more than ever, is the time to go for the gusto. In his book GUTS, Bracken explains why we all need to dig deep and do soul searching to see what lights the fire within that brings forth our very best. Bracken’s backstory would make Dr. Phil turn tail and run. His childhood and upbringing are unimaginably tough with years of abuse, even to the point where a relative set him on fire. What didn’t kill Sam Bracken made him stronger and he is on a mission to empower others to live a gutsy life. When we say something takes guts, we usually mean it takes courage to do it. It takes guts to go skydiving or to run a marathon or to try out for the school play. We call it luck or stamina or intestinal fortitude in conquering the hard, albeit exciting, things in life. Look back at the great personalities who made a difference in the pages of history. What did they all have in common? Determination and tenacity. In short, GUTS! They might have had talent too, but without guts they would have gone nowhere. Science now tells us that lots of talented individuals produce great stuff, but very few produce a lot of great stuff—and even fewer produce a lot of great stuff over a long career. What do these few highly productive people have in common? Grit and a large helping of self-belief. This book is about actually getting there. You’ll have to push past failure again and again. And it is also about beating the odds no matter how high they are stacked against you. To be a true leader, you have to start with yourself. Are you ready to do some soul searching and learn the secrets to guts and a purpose driven life?

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Stop Anxiety from Stopping You

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Our pace of life has increased exponentially in the last few decades. We are often too busy or preoccupied to attend to our emotions until they hit with the strength of a tornado. When anxiety and panic appear, they ravage our lives, our dreams and our spirit. Stop Anxiety From Stopping You shows the reader a framework to manage both anxiety and panic in a simple to implement six-step framework. It is possible to stop anxiety from stopping us in our tracks. In this book Dr. Odessky shows the reader how to understand the process of anxiety, and how to arm themselves with strategies that work. Dr. Odessky draws on her fifteen years of clinical experience to guide the reader through the process of not only reducing anxiety, but also enriching their life. Dr. Odessky is the right person to write this book and this is the right time. She writes with optimism and passion, as she has truly utilized her experience and knowledge to develop a system that shows the reader the tools they need to address their panic and anxiety. Stop Anxiety From Stopping You is a compelling and optimistic guide to moving the reader from difficulty to hope in reducing their anxiety and empowering themselves. Dr. Odessky shows the reader the steps to do this.

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Banish Your Inner Critic

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"BANISH YOUR INNER CRITIC" AND ACHIEVE SUCCESS THROUGH A POSITIVE MENTAL ATTITUDE OPENING UP A WORLD OF CREATIVE IDEAS: Denise Jacobs is a Speaker, Author and Creativity Evangelist who speaks at web conferences and consults with tech companies worldwide. As the Founder and Chief Creativity Evangelist of "The Creative Dose", she teaches techniques to make the creative process more fluid, methods for making work environments more conducive to creative productivity, and practices for sparking innovation. Now, in her book, "Banish Your Inner Critic", Denise Jacobs shows you how to defeat those barriers that are holding you back and achieve success through a positive mental attitude. "BANISH YOUR INNER CRITIC" SHOWS HOW CAN YOU MOVE BEYOND THE CREATIVE BLOCKS TO SUCCESS? • perfectionism • procrastination • rationalization • self doubt • self sabotage ACHIEVE SUCCESS THROUGH A POSITIVE MENTAL ATTITUDE: We all have an Inner Critic who says you’re just faking it, that others have more talent, that you’ll never be a success. In "Banish Your Inner Critic", widely respected keynote speaker Denise Jacobs uncovers the subconscious deterrents or creative blocks that stand between the seeds of great creative ideas and a successful you. Jacob’s guidebook shows you how to clear out mental clutter so that your brilliant and creative ideas can shine through. THE EVIL TWINS OF PERFECTIONISM AND PROCRASTINATION: Does your Inner Critic show up as a fear of being judged, perfectionism or procrastination, or all of the above? The trick is to recognize the Inner Critic and the different ways it manifests, and then have specific tools to deal with each negative inner critic resistance to success. HOW TO STOP PROCRASTINATING AND DEFEAT THOSE OTHER CREATIVE BLOCKS: Say goodbye to creative blocks and deadline panic with practical, effective tools you can start using immediately! Drawing on the latest in neuroscience, mindfulness practices, and productivity research; these game-changing exercises help you overcome self doubt, get into the creative zone, and reach new levels of success. Extreme productivity is our goal. It’s time to dismiss your Inner Critic and do the kick-ass work you’re capable of doing. IN THIS BOOK YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO: • Identify and quiet the negative voice in your head (aka your Inner Critic) • Disarm the evil twins of perfectionism and procrastination • Conquer Imposter Syndrome • Free yourself from anxiety and the feeling of being overwhelmed • Overcome self sabotage • Make the creative process more productive and fun again

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