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The Journey that's Ours

The Journey that's Ours
The Journey that's Ours
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Teens and young adults of today are increasingly exposed to a wealth of sensory stimuli with iPads, cell phones, computers, TV, and the world of celebrity all competing for their time. This barrage of information tends to crowd out other essentials for healthy development – essentials such as self-belief, individuality, and the ability to stay true to oneself. The Journey That’s Ours aims to help young teens as they embark on their journey of self discovery. It introduces concepts such as how we think and how the mind attracts outcomes. In addition, mind-mapping, affirmations, choice and the understanding of conflict resolution are all touched upon in this instructional narrative.The Journey That’s Ours is a sequel to Hirson’s first 2 books, The Magic That’s Ours & The Power That’s Ours. The Journey That’s Ours continues the tale of adventurous siblings, Joel and Jina, with more exciting lessons from “Magic”, who guides them through both fun and testing times. Jina must negotiate the stumbling blocks preventing the realisation of a lifelong dream, all the while dealing with that most seminal of teen experiences – first love. Joel’s well being and self-belief is sorely tested as he faces the pain of losing his girlfriend, alienating his best friend, and dealing with internal strife. The Journey That’s Ours is an interactive book that includes “Personal Development” activities to flesh out the concepts introduced. It can simply be read as a story or used as an easy introduction to tools that can help young people celebrate their uniqueness and passions, setting them on the path to an adventurous life.

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Pages: 136
Reading Level: Advanced (9 to 13)
Language: English
ISBN: 978-0-620-56087-0
Categories: Educational, Growing Up, Imagination
Features: Illustrations, Chapters
Keywords: self-belief, conflict resolution, mind- mapping, gratitude, affirmations, writing skills, values
Date Added: July 3, 2013
The Journey that s Ours Gary H ir son The Journey that s Ours A Story of SelfDiscovery Written by Gary Hirson Illustrated by Elise Wessels The Journey that s ours by Gary Hirson Published by Calm In Storm in wwwcalminstormcom Copyright Calm In Storm PO Box Mill Street Cape Town 1st edition Ebook ISBN Written by Gary Hirson garygaryhirsoncom Cell Edited by Kathy Sutton ksuttoncybersmartcoza Cell Illustrated by Elise Wessels wesselselisegmailcom Cell Book design by Jo Skelton jopaperrabbitcoza Printed and bound by A l l r i gh t s re s e r v ed No p a r t o f th i s pub l i c a t i on m a y b e rep rodu c ed s t o red in a re t r i e v a l s y s t em o r t r an sm i t t ed in an y f o rm by an y m e an s e l e c t ron i c m e c h an i c a l ph o t o c op i ed re c o rd ed o r o th e r w i s e w i th ou t th e w r i t t en p e rm i s s i on o f th e pub l i sh e r s A bo ut th e author Gary Hirson is the author of The Magic that s Ours and The Power that s Ours two inspirational personal development books written for the youth When his publisher went out of business at the 11th hour Gary decided to put into practice that which he writes about the gift of the imagination goalsetting visualisation affirmations positive thinking and selfbelief by deciding to selfpublish his first book The rest as they say is history As well as shooting commercially he is also a travel and documentary writer and photographer with work published in both local and international publications He lives in Cape Town Oth er book s b y th e author The Magic that s Ours The Power that s Ours Down The Line Photographic coffee table book W e b s it e s wwwcalminstormcom wwwgaryhirsoncom ac know l ed g em ent s As with my previous books there are so many people to thank for helping me produce this one Amy Falconer and Zachar y Lord Rule guiding lights in helping me understand what the relevant age group is reading Your brutal honesty was refreshing Kim Scholms Mad lener the Life Orienta