Steering by Starlight

Steering by Starlight

Find your Right Life, No Matter What!

Book - 2008
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In the tradition of her bestseller, Finding Your Own North Star , Oprah Magazine columnist Martha Beck reconnects readers with their best destinies.

Described as one of the best-known life coaches in America in media such as Psychology Today , NPR, and USA Today , Martha Beck has demonstrated a rare gift for helping people whose lives have gone off course find their way back to authentic, rewarding lives. Now, in Steering by Starlight: Find Your Right Life, No Matter What! , Martha Beck describes the step-by-step process she uses with her private clients to help them navigate the terrain of their best lives.

Bringing together cutting-edge research in psychiatry, neurology, and related fields in an accessible, substantive, original way, Dr. Beck offers powerful new methods for solving the problems that beset ordinary people. Using her trademark wisdom, empathy, and engaging style, she connects readers with fresh, never-before published strategies that have proven most effective and efficient for the hundreds of people she has coached. For readers who have found their North Stars, this book will be an invaluable tool to stay the course and overcome obstacles. For those who still feel adrift, it will provide a way to find true North and follow the path of best destiny.

Dr. Beck identifies three stages along the path to recapturing a satisfying life:
-"the stargazer" helps readers understand why it's so easy to lose themselves and offers strategies for sighting their North Star
-"the mapmaker" uses this newly clarified perspective to evaluate one's situation and plot a course for upcoming years
-"the pathfinder" discusses the adventures that may be encountered as one travels along this new life course

Whether it's seeking better relationships, more focused career direction, the achievement of specific fitness goals, or a more harmonious lifestyle, Steering by Starlight 's colorful anecdotes, case studies, and exercises will point the way.
Publisher: New York : Rodale, c2008.
ISBN: 9781594866135
Branch Call Number: 158. 1 BEC
Characteristics: xxiv, 232 p. : ill.


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Sep 05, 2016

Attention High School Teachers: All students in the careers/civics class need to read this book.

It will provide so much clarity in who you are. It's a simple book, easy to read, and filled with tons of exercises.

It's an excellent book if you're wanting to change careers, thinking about change, or if you know someone who is in a changing mood in terms of life purpose and careers.

This was my first book I ever read by Martha Beck. She is the best.

Nov 05, 2010

To be perfectly frank, this is one of the most useful coaching books I have ever read. Beck's good humor and solid tools will stand readers in good stead as they break down their resistance and find their life purpose.

Jan 25, 2010

I just glanced at the book really. Didn't catch my interest.

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Sep 05, 2016

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