Uplifting Stories: True Tales to Inspire You to Take Action
Ione Butler (Author)
Pre-Order Ships Sep 22, 2020
DescriptionThis collection of inspirational narratives, curated by the popular founder of Uplifting Content, is sure to change your perspective--and maybe even restore your faith in humanity. If you can't bear to watch the news lately, you're not alone. Luckily, Ione Butler is here to offer you an alternative--and maybe even restore your faith in humanity. As the founder of Uplifting Content, a social media platform followed by over 1.4 million people, she has interviewed some of the most inspiring people in the world. Here, she shares their remarkable stories and the lessons they've learned to help you through life's many challenges. Among the amazing folks you'll meet is Kyle Maynard, a motivational speaker and the first quadruple amputee to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro without the aid of prosthetics--thanks to his "no excuses" attitude. You'll also meet Destiny Watford, a high school student whose passionate activism helped save her town, once dubbed "the most polluted zip code in America," and Kouhyar Mostashfi and Greg Smith, two men from Ohio with completely opposing political views who have done the seemingly impossible and set aside their differences to become great friends. At the end of each story, you'll also find exercises to help you take action in your own life--whether by asking deeper questions about what's important to you, forging new connections and nurturing existing relationships, or reflecting on the contributions you wish to make in the world. The stories explore themes like human connection, service to others, and the pursuit of passion. Butler, who struggled with depression herself, firmly believes that focusing on the good in the world helped bring her back from the brink. Uplifting Stories reminds you that the world is still full of great people--even if their voices sometimes get lost in the noise.
September 22, 2020
5.5 X 0.7 X 8.3 inches | 0.5 pounds
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About the Author
Ione Butler is an actress, speaker, and entrepreneur who founded Uplifting Content, a digital media platform followed by over 1.5 million people globally. She studied at two prestigious drama schools in the UK before moving to Los Angeles in 2012. Uplifting Stories is her first book. She also produces a weekly podcast, and continues to work on film, TV, and voice-over projects while building and developing her brand. Ione can often be found at music and art festivals with friends, spending time in nature, and traveling the world for work and fun.