A must read if you want to go from surviving to thriving! - If you are going through or recovering from heartbreak, then Julie Bishop is the heartfelt friend, the thoughtful teacher and inspiring role model that we all want and need. In Thrive Away, Julie addresses the feelings and phases that you encounter when going through loss. She generously shares her stories, as well as insightful practices, exercises and how-to tips so you will emerge empowered and better than ever! A must read if you want to go from surviving to thriving! - Kelley Kosow, The Ford Institute --Kelley Kosow, The Ford Institute for Transformational Training
Thrive Anyway, provides easily accessible and effective ways to move through the huge transitions and heartbreak of lifes major challenges in a way that builds confidence in allows people to access their own deeper resources. Instead of languishing in a pool or resentments and disappointment, her readers find ways to thrive anyway, to transform and blossom into who they are beyond their wildest dreams. A must read for anyone moving through the traumas of divorce. - Mary Campbell is a spiritual/sexual educator and counselor, certified Exceptional Marriage Mentor, and inter-spiritual minister. She offers confidential and results-driving counseling via phone, Skype or in person. --Mary Campbell, Divining Beauty
An invaluable recovery guide for a broken heart! Thrive Anyway is the perfect book for anyone who has or is experiencing a painful loss, particularly divorce. Thank you Julie Bishop for sharing your heartfelt story in order to help others. This book is an invaluable recovery guide. You have created a clear cut road map through heartbreak and despair so your readers can make sense out of what is happening to them. In addition, you offer innovative techniques and strategies for dealing with the harmful effects of stress.
The information and wisdom you provide will help the reader tap into in to their resilient and wise selves. As a result, they will be able to take the appropriate measures to heal their hearts and use their experience as a catalyst to create their best life. I very much enjoyed reading this book and recommend it without reservation. May this book find its way to all who are in need of it. - Lynne Glazer, Divorce Mediator: Best Choice Divorce --Lynne Glazer, Best Choice Divorce
About the Author
Julie Anna Bishop (1969- ) was born and raised in upstate New York, the youngest of six. She graduated from the State University of New York at Purchase in 1991, with a degree in anthropology and photography. She worked in the human services world for five years before becoming a recognized leader in the field of universal and sustainable interior design; creating healthy and sacred interiors and assisting manufacturing companies with their product lines. Julie worked her way up the corporate ladder as Vice President of a commercial design firm before starting her own firm with a partner to serve the private sector. After becoming a mother (her most sacred role), she became a nationally certified massage therapist and Certified Integrative Coach (TM) , training for several years with spiritual leader Debbie Ford and her mentors Kelley Kosow, Julie Stroud, Jeff Malone, Cliff Edwards, and Fran Fusco at the Ford Institute. She is currently a client-proclaimed Kick-ass Courage Coach (TM) and works with individuals that have gone through major life transitions to redesign and create joyful and fulfilling lives. She is available for workshops, speaking engagements, and retreats and is the creator of intimate healing soul journeys by invitation only. Her first book, Thrive Anyway: You Can Heal Your Heart; How to Recover from 9 Stages of Grief, Manage Stress Relief, and Create Healthy Relationships will be followed by her next two books in progress, Sacred Self Care: The Stress Free Art of Loving Yourself; How to Build Your Self-Confidence, Stop Beating Yourself Up and Create More Joy, Meaning, and Freedom and The Big Ripple: You are a Crucial Drop; How to Discover Your Purpose, Live Your Passion and Make a Difference in the World. Some of her professional accomplishments include being a contributing author to two Amazon Bestsellers, 'The Gratitude Book Project: Celebrating 365 Days of Gratitude', The Power of Choice, page 225 and Opportunities for Growth page 347, and The Gratitude Book Project: Celebrating Motherhood', Life is Richer, page 71 and A Mom to Many, page 162. Julie was also a highlighted master mindset coach by New York Times best-selling author, Michael Port in his online tele-festival, Book Yourself Solid Amplified. She was also acknowledged for her contribution to Spiritual Leader and New York Times best-selling author, Debbie Ford's Julie has learned the gift of receiving and surrendering. And most importantly, she knows the depth of her inner strength which enabled her to transform all the chaos, pain and struggle that comes from divorce, temporary inability to work and losing almost everything into an amazing new life filled with supportive friends, family and new opportunities. Julie lives in Western Massachusetts with her two children, dogs, cat, and fat-tailed Gecko. Often found kayaking, skiing, swimming, hiking, camping, photographing, napping, eating, frolicking, gardening, meditating, dancing, playing, talking and / or picking four leaf clovers up effortlessly put of a field of clover.