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Brianna Wiest

365 Days to Become the Person You Truly Want to Be

3.8 (198 ratings)
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The Pivot Year by Brianna Wiest is a guide to navigating the challenges and transitions of young adulthood. With practical advice and personal anecdotes, it offers insights on finding direction, embracing change, and building a fulfilling life.

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    Listening to your purpose

    We all get lost sometimes. Caught up in the roles we play, the noise of the outside world, we lose touch with our core selves. What do we really want? What makes our soul come alive?

    The path back to your inner truth is within. By turning your gaze inward, you can rediscover your passion and purpose. Listening to your desires shows you your latent potential, asking to unfold. Your dreams wish to be realized, brought from mind into matter.

    Real happiness comes from following the wisdom buried deep inside your heart, not society’s narrow definitions of success. This can be frustrating because your heart won’t give you step-by-step instructions on how to live rough. But that’s alright. Your purpose doesn’t wait for you at a certain destination. Your purpose is something you gather along the way.

    Each step on the journey to your true self will reveal more of who you're meant to be. But this path asks you to stay soft, meeting the world with kindness even when it's unkind in return.

    Only if you trust the unfolding journey and have faith in the unexpected turns will you find meaning in places you never knew to look before. The world opens up to you when you open up to the world within.

    It takes courage to live authentically, to tune out others' expectations. But the journey requires trust even when the way ahead seems uncertain. You have an inner compass guiding you, if you learn to hear its quiet call.

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    What is The Pivot Year about?

    The Pivot Year (2023) is a thoughtful roadmap for transforming your life over the course of a year. Full of daily meditations on courage and growth, it guides those seeking meaningful change.

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    The Pivot Year (2021) is a guide that offers valuable insights on navigating the transition period between adolescence and adulthood. Here's why this book is worth reading:

    • It offers practical advice tailored for young adults, helping them make informed decisions and set a solid foundation for their future.
    • Through personal stories and relatable examples, the book provides readers with a sense of reassurance and encouragement during this pivotal stage in life.
    • With its engaging and relatable writing, it manages to tackle important topics without being overly dry or didactic, making it a captivating and insightful read.

    Who should read The Pivot Year?

    • Personal growth and transformation seekers 
    • People going through life transitions or tough times
    • Fans of Brianna’s work

    About the Author

    Brianna Wiest is a best-selling author and speaker known for her empowering books on self-healing and personal growth. Her breakout book 101 Essays That Will Change The Way You Think placed #1 on best-seller lists globally, while The Mountain Is You quickly followed its success.

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    What is the main message of The Pivot Year?

    The main message of The Pivot Year is finding purpose and direction during times of transition.

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    Is The Pivot Year a good book? Is it worth reading?

    The Pivot Year is a valuable read for those navigating life changes. It offers practical insights and guidance for embracing new beginnings.

    Who is the author of The Pivot Year?

    The author of The Pivot Year is Brianna Wiest.

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