Teaspoons Full of Love and Posiivity - Self-Help Poetry That Talks About Your Wellness

 Being positive and living a contentful life is anyone's dream. Peace and happiness have become a luxury that cannot be afforded by everyone in the fast life. As fast as our lives move, we have to equally keep up with our mental health. Self-help books have been a rage of late and naturally, I get gravitated toward anything related to wellness and positivity. One such precious piece of literature is Teaspoons full of Love and Positivity by Swati Munjal. The book took me to a time when I used to relentlessly do my morning cup of positivity posts. That was a time when I was taking care of my mental health and now by making others take care of theirs, mine took a backseat. Thats when the book came to me and reminded me of what I have been missing again.


Value our life

The book reminded me to value my life. While I was reading the poem why are we here, I felt like I am talking to a long-lost friend. End of the poem there is a question, How do you wish to live your life. The answer was already written by my daughter - Happy, famous, loved, freedom, (never marrying), choose what I do, and no hate comments. This is what she had written. See how the book has impacted an 11-year-old!

Next up it is about relationships, and the next poem is about mother. I was thinking about how I had taken my mother for granted. Well, we all do. But at the end of the poem my daughter had written, in the space to write about your mother - brave, best, angry, funny haha. Two days later we had a fight and I saw an addition not friendly to it. Practically the book has become her journal and a way for me to know her better. The next poem the silver lining is something that I copied down in my journal so that I could read it every day. It doubled up as my positive affirmation. End of the poem the question was "who has been your mellow-down inspiration in life when struggling with demoralization? And the answer was written by my daughter - Duh! my mother. A poem before, I was unfriendly - note the point. 

Retrospection about your life

The book forces you to retrospect on your past, and introspect about your present to prepare you for a positive future. The poems that come further talk about our pain, anger, judgments, fear, and dreams - It is like attending a counseling session. We talk to the counselor, write down notes, and keep on journaling which helps us understand ourselves. 
If you are someone who wants to take care of your mental health, if you are someone who loves reading poems, if you are someone whose wellness journey is on the go, this is the book for you. If you are a book lover, join our Outset Book Club and be with other book lovers. We also have Outset Books Facebook Group.

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  1. People now do talk about Mental Healthcare, issue, problem solving etc but apart to this there's a fact hidden that the one's who genuinely need mental care are always neglected the most. Even at first they won't know as well that they are leading to such serious issue.

    But overall I loved this book Will check it out

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  2. I haven't read this book but one thing I agree with is that sometimes someone writes something that has all the answers to your problems. These types of works are what we should preserve and refer back to when we are stuck and revive our positive thinking. One such work is 'on Children" by Khalil Gibran. it always manages to get me to think positively.

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  3. This sounds like a perfect book for those willing to improve their mental health. Would love to get my hands on the book.

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  4. Wow the title is so intriguing. One should be selfish when it come to self love

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  5. Great lessons from this book review. Well, aside from the book itself being a great one on its own, having added incredible words on this book review had made this much better and encouraging to be read. Will try to find this book in our local library soon. - MommyWithAGoal

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  6. Great lessons from this book review. Well, aside from the book itself being a great one on its own, having added incredible words on this book review had made this much better and encouraging to be read. Will try to find this book in our local library soon. - MommyWithAGoal

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  7. he book has been penned down in a very poignant way touching our everyday
    ordinary lives in a relatable manner
    I love how you have highlighted the good and bad points about the book .

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  8. Self help poetry... that sounds interesting to me and I m going to pick this book after reading your review ....well penned 😍

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  9. I love reading such positive thoughts and I keep looking for such books. It motivates me and build a confidence and I feel good about myself ❤️

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  10. I like to read self help books as I believe there is always a space to learn and improve. The book looks interesting to grab and the cover is apt.

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