Find Your Mantra

Inspire and Empower Your Life with 75 Positive Affirmations

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Pub Date 10 Sep 2019 | Archive Date 3 Oct 2019

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Be mindful and present in your daily life with these 75 uplifting messages, organized by theme, from founder of MantraBand Aysel Gunar.

Find Your Mantra provides an inspiring introduction to the importance of positive, meaningful mantras in your life.

Whether your focus is peace, love, happiness, strength, or your journey—you’ll find the perfect mantra for every day of your life. Brought to life with beautiful illustrations and design, find inspiration through positive messages like:

Be Present: Be present, free of past and future, and enjoy this moment, that is filled with love, awareness, peace, and joy.Love and Light: May love and light always find you, and may you be a vessel of love and light. Let these powerful forces pull you away from your fears and open you to the understanding of oneness.Choose Joy: A phrase so simple, yet so powerful that it changes one's outlook on life. It helps us realize the power of our minds and the power of our attitude. A simple step in the path to a more positive life and a constant reminder to choose happiness.Blessed: You are greatly blessed and deeply loved. Count your blessings, not your troubles. I am awake, I am alive, I am blessed.
By reading these affirmations—one a day, several at a time, or just by opening the book at random—you're taking the first step toward building a more rewarding life.

The Live Well series from Rock Point invites you to create a life you love through multiple acts of self-discovery and reinvention. These encouraging gift books touch on fun yet hardworking self-improvement strategies, whether it’s learning to value progress over perfection, taking time to meditate and slow down to literally smell the roses, or finding time to show gratitude and develop a personal mantra. From learning how to obtain more restful sleep and creating a healthy work/life balance to developing personal style and your own happy place, the Live Well series encourages you to live your best life.

Other titles in the series include: Progress Over Perfection; Find Your Flow; Be Happy; Seeking Slow; Finding Gratitude; Eff This! Meditation; The Joy of Forest Bathing; It Had to be You; Men’s Society; Genius Jokes; The Calm and Cozy Book of Sleep; Beating Burnout; Ayurveda for Life; Choose Happy; and You Got This.

Be mindful and present in your daily life with these 75 uplifting messages, organized by theme, from founder of MantraBand Aysel Gunar.

Find Your Mantra provides an inspiring introduction to the...

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Key Selling Points: Simple mantras focusing on gratitude, letting go of stress, and setting daily intentions—are proven to increase happiness and set readers up for success every day. Every thought you think and every word you speak is an affirmation. So why not choose to use only positive affirmations to create a new way of thinking, acting and feeling? By reading these affirmations--one a day, several at a time, or just by opening the book at random--you’re taking the first step toward building a more rewarding life.  

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Key Selling Points: Simple mantras focusing on gratitude, letting go of stress, and setting daily intentions—are proven to increase happiness and set readers up for success every day. Every thought...

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"Live more, worry less."

Story of my anxiety filled life.

This book is exactly what you think it is. 75 mantras and the ways that you can incorporate them into your day to day living. I love the fact that it breaks down each and every mantra and also has a guide for meditation.

The world is crumbling and life will always have its challenges. It's overwhelming but there is always help and hope, this is exactly what I took away from this fantastic book. Combined with beautiful peaceful imagery this is the very definition of a great self help book. The affirmations are flowy and simple which I love.

Thanks very much to Netgalley and the publisher for my ARC. All opinions are my own.

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Very lovely little book that gives a number of helpful mantras and assertions plus tips on how to meditate with them and what will come with them. Perfect for anyone who is new to mediation or needs to turn their mindset around.

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This book is full of great reminders of how to live in the present, be mindful, grateful and remember to love yourself and others. A small gem to keep handy for when you may need a pick me up. The mantras are followed by action steps to take such as journaling, affirmations and to smile more and then followed by the benefits of the mantras including peace, love, kindness and believing in your self. Thank you to Netgalley and Quarto Publishing Group - Rock Point for an ARC copy in exchange for an honest review.

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Find Your Mantra: Inspire and empower your life with 75 positive affirmations by Aysel Gunar

Rock Point
39 pages
September 10, 2019
Nonfiction, health, inspiration
Rating: 4/5

I received a digital copy of this book from NetGalley and Rock Point in exchange for an unbiased review.

The author founded MantraBand in 2012 as a means to “Live in the Moment”. These are some popular affirmations from the growing brand of MantraBand bracelets. The author explains the origins of the origins of “mantra” and the modern use for increasing positivity in your life. The thoughts and expressions provide insight and reflection for the reader to discern what might be appropriate for him/her.

This is a handy book which contains many positive affirmations which may be used as a part of one’s spiritual journey. It is an alternative or adjunct to the author’s original creation of a simple and durable bracelet with mantra inscribed.

Whether a bracelet or this book, I find it helpful to have constant reminders of how to maintain positivity. Although it’s always a challenge, I invite any “tools” which I can add to my spiritual toolbox!

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The illustrations and font were light and sweet, not overbearing.

This covers different mantra focuses such as love, peace and gratitude, etc.

Overall, a nice book to flick through when you need a pick me up boost to focus on, but it didn’t really say anything new and used a few cliche phrases.

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At the beginning, this felt like an ad for the author's product. Otherwise it's a great collection of simple, easy to remember mantras. Each mantra is followed by a brief explanation, an action for embodying the mantra, and a benefit it will bring into your life. The writing is simple, easy to understand, and positive, plus it's really pretty! This book would be a great gift or a tool to have on hand when you need a reminder that things will get better.

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LOVE LOVE LOVE this book!! I cannot express how much! It came into my life at exactly the right moment. The mantra of "be more present and worry less" is something everyone can use! The way this book is broken down by sections of "Peace, love, happiness, strength and journey" was perfect! The whole format with an a mantra, mantra action and mantra benefit was a great idea! I also love the illustrations and pictures. I cannot wait to buy this for everyone I know. Thank you for the opportunity to read and review this amazing book.

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Love is the answer und das Leben ist wundervoll - so das Fazit dieses Buches. Mit den vorliegenden Mantras und den kurzen Texten, ist es ein leichtes, diesem Pfad zu folgen und sich dabei etwas gutes zu tun.
Sehr schön, aber schlicht gestaltetes Buch.

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This book is a beauty reminder to be kind to yourself. It’s full of statements and mantras for any situation to encourage your mindset to support and nourish you. I thought it was a beautiful little book and would make a lovely gift.

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Mantras are popular these days; they are phrases that are repeated to move individual's to a "higher" and more self-aware state. In addition, these phrases encourage one to be mindful and present.

The author of this book has collected mantras that relate to different categories; these include Peace, Love, Happiness, Strength and Journey. There are gentle and attractive illustrations throughout each of these sections.

Some of these mantras are tried and true and will be familiar, while others may be less so. For each, the author includes a Mantra Action and a Mantra Benefit. One example:

"Live More. Worry Less." The author suggests an action which includes a meditation for calming fretting. She also lists a benefit, in this instance, seeing your shoulders be less hunched and the reader feeling better over time.

Many may well enjoy spending a moment each day to center and reflect. This book can help to do just that.

Thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for this read in exchange for an honest review.

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A very lovely book. I have taken mindfulness based stress reduction classes as well as read multiple books. This book does an excellent job of simplifying common mindfulness based practices into “nuggets” that may be used daily. The pictures are gorgeous. The colors are bright. This is a book I would like to buy for myself and a friend to reach for when a boost is needed. It does have more of a feminine feel to it but I think anyone who has tried mindfulness based practice would be able to find value in this book. Thank you for allowing me to review an advanced copy.

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“By changing the way you think, you’ll change the way you feel.”

I’ve been on a personal journey recently to find myself, my best self, and reading affirmations and words of positivity have been so helpful. Having these reminders in front of me makes it easier to move forward and grow, to stop myself when negativity creeps in and get me back on track.

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[REVIEW] 3 Stars - "Find Your Mantra" is a tiny book but it is filled with exactly what it says; mantras to help inspire and inspire you. It's hard to review this title with anything clever or illuminating though because it will depend on your own mindset as to how you receive the words of wisdom. I liked what I read and it has added to my knowledge base but would I buy it? Probably not. Would I recommend it? Probably but it does seem this is Pinterest board converted to a book. Sorry.

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Find Your Mantra by author Aysel Gunar is an uplifting, inspirational book with the most brightly written messages! What a beautiful ebook!

Thank you Netgalley and the publisher for a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

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Short yet insightful and enjoyable book containing 75 modern mantras and affirmations.

Mantras are originally sacred words or sounds used during meditations to help focus and concentration.
The book offer modern and uplifting affirmations to relieve stress,be positive and appreciate life.

The books offers a simple and easy approach,especially for those who are new to meditation and mantra chanting.

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Find Your Mantra has 75 messages that are designed to be uplifting while focusing on peace, love, happiness, strength, and journey. For each mantra the reader is given a way it can be incorporated into everyday life as well as the benefits that can be expected. With the reduction of stress, the addition of meditation, and positive assertions, the reader will feel more focused and relaxed as a result.

This book is well-organized and easy to use. I recommend it.

Many thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for providing a copy of this book for review.

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This will be my first really mixed review. I really liked Find Your Mantra by Aysel Gunnar, but I do have some critiques. I like when a book with art flows. When the art is similar in style and consistent through the whole book. This was the only problem I had with this book. The arty pages are different from one piece to another. Otherwise the book is wonderful and full of soul strengthening mantras.

I received a free review copy from the publisher in exchange for my honest unedited feedback.

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I enjoyed the context of this title, but the format on my e-reader app wasn't pleasing. I think it will be wonderful in print and would certainly make a great personal mindfulness book as well as a great gift.

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This book will help you if you are beginning with mantras. Each mantra is followed by a brief explanation and a passage on what to expect.
I liked how mantras are divided into categories. You can search a specific one, get a "random" one, or just work on them in order. Whaterver you choose, I think you'll find it useful.

Thanks NetGalley and the publisher for my ARC.

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Aysel Gunar, the creator of Mantra Bands has created this book to helping readers find their own personal mantra in this guide to "Inspire and Empower Your Life with 75 Positive Affirmations."

I will start out by saying that I'm a huge believer in the power of positive thought and have been using affirmations in my life for years.

Gunar's approach in this book is very simplistic, and I can appreciate the beauty and power in that. I do think that some of the mantas in the book were a little cliche and more basic than I'd like, but I did like how she went into depth about each one, giving it a deeper meaning and providing steps to put the mantra into action. She also lists benefits that focusing on each mantra will bring into your life.

This is something that could be very helpful for those wanting to get started with mantras and/or affirmations and highly recommend it for beginners. I think that with everything included in the book there is something anyone could find value in and use for the better in their life.

Overall, I will say that with such a gorgeous photo I was expecting more similar artwork within the book. Not all of the mantras have accompanying illustrations, which I would have liked to see. I also would have appreciated more of the art to be cohesive with the style of the cover.

Still, this gets four stars from me and I'd I think it's great for people wanting to discover their own personal mantra or find one applicable to a specific situation. Thanks to Netgalley and Quarto Publishing Group for the ARC!

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I strongly believe in the use of mantras. I think they can help you live a more peaceful, joyful and content life. There is power in our words. This was a lovely collection of mantras. I liked how you received a mantra along with an action and a benefit to that mantra. It really made the words more powerful. Dream Bigger is my personal fave. I also love mantra bands. The one I have says Breathe. A great reminder.

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Lovely designed book cashing in on the Mantra trend (it is written by a lady who makes well-known mantra bracelets). Each word set is given the reasoning behind it and a philosophical activity. Wasn't very helpful for me but would be awesome for those who mantras are their thing.

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Not a long book, which is nice because it is not dragged out. Nice if you need to have some mantras to rotate and things to do with them. Straight to the point and one right after the other. Really nice if wanting a jump-off point.

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Find Your Mantra by Aysel Gunar is a wonderful little book dulled with lots of little mantras and their possible meanings. Great for improving yourself.

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The epub version was rather difficult to enjoy but I can tell this would be a very inspiring and useful paperback. The art work is lovely and I liked the explanations that accompanied the mantras. A solid 4 stars, I did not deduct a star for the format of the text I read. Thanks to Netgalley and publisher for the digital copy in exchange for my honest review.

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Positive thinking can seem a tad woo woo, but is being grumpy really going to change your life for the better? This short little book of mantras are a bit stereotypical, but there are grains of truth in this book. The chapters are broken up by different themes like love, peace, etc. There are gorgeous illustrations and photos throughout this beautiful book.

I’ve always been mainly a positive and upbeat person. I do have my own don’t want to adult moments. Can I just get paid to read books and review? This little book will help remind you that you do matter and that with diligence we can accomplish so much with our life. It’s not about keeping up with the Jone’s, but staying in the moment good times, or bad and being thankful we get to experience our unique life.

I received my complimentary digital copy of Find Your Mantra by Aysel Gunar from Quarto Publishing Group, care of NetGalley. The views are mine and of my own choice. If you like inspirational books then you just might want to add this title to your library.

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Find Your Mantra is a cute little book with helpful mantra's and their benefits, but I felt it was a tad too short. There were no "new" mantras or insights for me, which I believe makes it more of a beginners guide in my eyes. Short, to-the-point and beautifully illustrated.

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This was a really interesting read. I'm glad I had the opportunity to check it out and I will definitely be recommending it to others.

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This is a beautifully illustrated book of mantras and affirmations, along with the author’s thoughts about each. For me, there was nothing really new here but it might be good for someone who is new to using mantras and affirmations. Also, I felt that perhaps the author wrote this book to promote his line of bracelets, seeing as how he writes about that a lot in the introduction.

Thanks to NetGalley, the author and publisher for an advanced reading copy of this book in exchange for my honest review.

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This is a pretty col book. It gives you an idea of what a mantra is, and gives you some good examples. You ar eable to create your own, or use one that is in this book. It is informative and explains everything in detail without being to try.

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An uplifting powerful book. It is split into sections that can be accessed when needed and allows the reader time to contemplate and think positive. A great addition to anyone's self-care collection it is well laid out and contains wonderful thought provoking passages throughout.

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A copy of this book was provided by netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

This was a nice, short book with lots of ideas for mantras. I really enjoyed that each mantra came with an idea for a mantra action to put it into practice. Most of the mantras were common sayings, and I enjoyed this more mindful look into them.

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This is a great little book filled with positivity. Find Your Mantra by Aysel Gunar is a book you can read over and over again. There are 75 positive affirmations, as well as beautiful watercolors and photos. Ms. Gunar is the founder of MantraBands a jewelry company that makes bracelets with positive affirmations. The Mantras are divided in several categories: Love, Peace, Happiness, Journey and Strength. You can to start in a specific section where you feel you need positive thoughts or simply open the book and read what is before you. For each Mantra there is the mantra itself, the mantra action and finally the mantra benefit. Very uplifting and nice to have so many in one little book.

Quarto Publishing Group, the author and NetGalley for an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

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Not Truly New Mantras, but Mantra Actions are Good

In this book, you will find 75 mantras along with suggested actions for you to take to fully embody or embrace what the mantra is about. The book is divided into 5 core topics: peace, love, happiness, strength, and journey. I was surprised as I was flipping through the book at how common these mantras are. A few of them might be original to the author, but most are short, commonplace sayings--commonplace, at least, if you’ve done much reading in self-help or self-development. What does make this book interesting are the suggested mantra actions, though some are a bit general. After all, it is one thing to say a mantra and another thing to try fully practice, embrace, or get to know it more deeply. I think that's what this book's strength is. The writing is a little awkward, as if the writer is not a native English speaker or has been translated from another language. If you have an interest in positive thinking or translating positive thinking into action, this book could be for you.

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Find Your Mantra is a nice book that gives you 75 great mantras. The book is well written and has great information.

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An easy guide to finding the right mantra for life's little bumps in the road. Some useful tips on how to use them along the way.

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Liked it, didn't love it, if only because I read a lot of inspirational books & like to discover something new in each one. The collection and organization of mantras is sure to please beginners in this genre. It is, though, a nice choice for when you're stuck in a moment and need a boost. These mantras fill the bill.

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Find Your Mantra is an excellent little book with 75 of Aysel Gunar's, the maker of a famous mantra braclet company, most requested and cherished mantras. Each mantra is accompanied by a mantra action, something you can do to embody the spirit of the sentiment. This is followed by the mantra benefit, what you can expect to feel or gain by using the specific mantra in your everyday life. Many of the mantras in this book called to me. There is a mantra here for every situation in life. Ultimately the use of mantras gives us more gratitude and appreciation for the life around us including our own selves. I highly recommend this book for anyone who is curious about, or in search of the perfect mantra.

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I  received a free digital copy of this book from Netgalley for an honest review.

I'm not sure what I was expecting, but I definitely enjoyed this book. The illustrations are nice, and some of the mantras really hit home!

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Find Your Mantra: Inspire and Empower Your Life with 75 Positive Affirmations by Aysel Gunar is a great beginner's guide to help get a reader started with the use of mantras and affirmations. Within the book, you are given a mantra and actions that you can to to incorporate them into your daily lives, along with including the benefits. It's best to approach the book with an open mind. With this being more of a beginner's introduction, the content is simple and direct, with no full side information beyond the mantras and their actions.

My rating is more based on the NetGalley copy that I received.
The formatting in the copy that I'd received was horrible. Some of the mantras were in the pictures featured in the book, but many of them were cut off and nothing I did allowed me to see the image as a whole, so some of the mantras weren't available for me to read.

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Find Your Mantra was a very calming read. The messages were helpful and forced one to think. I especially liked the reminder that "worry just makes one suffer twice". The book provides lots of little tidbits as to how to live the life you want to by using meditation and affirming thoughts

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