What: Kristi Nelson will appear in conversation with Valerie Koehler from Houston's Blue Willow Bookshop to discuss her new book Wake Up Grateful. They will be joined by John Evans of Diesel, A Bookstore and Sarah Bagby of Watermark Books. This event will take place on Blue Willow's Facebook Live stream.
When: Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020, 7:00 pm CT
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About the Book
“Hugely inspiring and helpful.” — Jon Kabat-Zinn
What does it mean to truly live gratefully, every day? In Wake Up Grateful, Kristi Nelson, executive director of A Network for Grateful Living, unlocks the path to recognizing abundance in every moment, and gives readers the tools to bring this transformational shift in perspective into their daily lives. Nelson goes beyond the proverbial question of whether the glass is half full or half empty, and encourages readers to awaken to the gift of having a glass at all. With questions for reflection, daily exercises, and perspective prompts for appreciating the fullness of life as it is, right now, this book promises profound personal change through the practice of taking nothing for granted.
About the Author
Kristi Nelson is the executive director of A Network for Grateful Living. She has a master’s degree in public administration from the Harvard Kennedy School and has spent more than 30 years in nonprofit leadership, development, and consulting. She has worked at the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, and the Soul of Money Institute. Nelson is a Stage IV cancer survivor who cherishes living among friends and family in western Massachusetts.