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Self Compassion by Kristin Neff

This is a hefty book suitable as a text book for someone studying in this field. It is easy to read and in 283 pages covers 3 core components of being empathetic and gentle and kind to oneself:

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Autobiography Book Revew Sport

Born to Run

I really enjoyed this short length book. Cathy Freeman has written her personal story in an absorbing manner that gives a great insight into her personality.

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Book Revew Reading Sport True Story

A Horse Called Mighty: The Might and Power Story

Might and Power is a New Zealand bred horse, foaled in 1993, Australian trained and owned thoroughbred racehorse, who was named Australian Horse of the Year in 1998 and 1999. 

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Animals Book Revew Non-fiction

My Favourite Books

Yes, most of them are children’s stories, but they are what I really loved reading and they inspired me to write, especially the horse stories by Elyne Mitchell and the Trixie Belden series.  I LOVED reading then as I do now.

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Book Revew Non-fiction Philosophy Self-help Sociology Spiritual

Sacred Economics by Charles Einsenstein – Audible Book

When money tries to buy beauty, love, knowledge, connection, and so forth, either the buyer receives a counterfeit, or the seller, having sold the infinitely precious for a finite sum, is exploited. It is really quite simple; as the Beatles put it, “Money can’t buy you love.”

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Book Revew Sport

The AFL Record – Grand Final 2018

The AFL Record is the official program available at Australian Football League matches and in newsagents, and online.  The publication began as the Football Record in Melbourne, Australia in 1912, making it one of the oldest magazines in Australia.

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Book Revew Fiction

The Sisterhood

Without giving too much away, this book contains a huge amount of information about religious violence toward women during the 1500s in Spain, and then later in the 2000s based upon men’s assertion of power over women.