Get Yours!: How to Have Everything You Ever Dreamed of and More

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Broadway Books, 2007 - Self-Help - 259 pages
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Do you want more from your job, your man, your life? Well, in this insightful guide, Amy DuBois Barnett, the former editor in chief ofTeen PeopleandHoneymagazine, shows you how to GET YOURS…today, this year and forever! With humor and honesty, Amy shares her own story of transformation from awkward, insecure people-pleaser to strong, independent woman. She reveals the personal philosophy that allowed her to look and feel amazing, find love and achieve history-making professional success. Amy also includes intimate interviews with celebrities to get their perspective on topics ranging from career and finance to health and spirituality to style and creativity to friends and family. The list of interviewees includes: Gayle King, Sanaa Lathan, Mo’Nique, India.Arie, Gabrielle Union, Venus Williams, Hill Harper, Kelly Rowland and Kelis.

Weaving together intimate anecdotes, exclusive celebrity interviews, thought-provoking quizzes, and brilliant-but-basic tips, tricks and tools, Amy gives you the insight and encouragement to:
·Identify and pursue your true passions.
·Let go of any negativity that’s holding you back.
·Find the man of your dreams–and build a lasting relationship.
·Achieve your professional goals and accumulate real wealth.
·Get the body you’ve always wanted.
·Figure out your personal style and nurture your creative talents.
·Form unbreakable bonds with your family, your friends and your higher power.
·Enjoy life and make every day count!

Get Yours! is your personal guidebook to a lifetime of happiness, love, success and fulfillment.

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According to journalist and editor Barnett, living out a success trifecta (motherhood, marriage, career) isn't as easy as it looks. Having faced her share of sadness-from death and divorce to dead-end ... Read full review

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AMY DuBOIS BARNETT, recently appointed deputy editor-in-chief of Harper's Bazaar, is an award-winning journalist, fiction writer and television commentator. When she rose to the top of Teen People's masthead, Amy became the first African-American woman in the country to head a major mainstream magazine. Before that, she was the editor-in-chief and driving force behind Honey magazine. Amy has also been a weekly pop-culture commentator on CNN's American Morning, a regular panelist on NPR's News and Notes and has been featured on numerous national television shows including The Today Show, Good Morning America, and The Early Show. She continues to make frequent television and radio appearances as an expert on pop culture, professional development, social issues and teens. In addition, she is a motivational speaker at educational and professional organizations across the country. Amy received her B.A. from Brown University and an M.F.A. in creative writing from Columbia University. She lives in New York City with her husband and son.

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