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Marriage matters

Everyone knows that a marriage can deteriorate, but not everyone understands that a marriage can also be rejuvenated.

Let’s talk about marriage.

News flash – marriage takes work.  I’ve had friends who are on their second or third marriage tell me that if they’d worked as hard on their first marriage and they are working on their current marriage they would still be married to their first spouse.  After a couple attempts they realize that a perfect marriage is not about finding a perfect person; it’s more like two imperfect people who refuse to give up on each other.  

A perfect marriage is not about finding a perfect person; it’s more like two imperfect people who refuse to give up on each other.

Marriage can be wonderful; it can also be… less than wonderful.

Can every marriage be saved?  No.  Marriage is a voluntary binding agreement between two people and either party may willfully cause its demise.

Should every marriage be saved?  No. There are reasons, such as abuse, where the healthier alternative is a clean break and a fresh start.

However, that being said, the overwhelming majority of marriages can and should be saved, cherished and nurtured.  This is even more important if there are children involved.  Whatever the current state of your marriage, it can become better.  There’s always room for improvement.

Happy, healthy marriages lead to happy, healthy lives

Healthy marriages lead to healthy lives, healthy families, and a healthy community.  Marriage matters.  Everybody knows that a marriage can deteriorate, but not everybody knows that a marriage can also be rejuvenated.  Just because things are not currently fabulous, does not mean that it doesn’t have the potential to become fabulous.

Following the principles and activities in this book can change your marriage, your quality of life, and the lives of those you care about.  In just 30 days you’ll gain a greater understanding and clarity about yourself, your expectations, your spouse and your marriage.  You’ll see noticeable differences in the way you feel.  There will be greater peace, more contentment and more hope.  You will gain magnificent momentum towards creating a joyful and fulfilling relationship.

Don’t you deserve a joyful, mutually fulfilling relationship? Then please download this free book and commit to spending the next 30 days to improve your marriage better because your happiness is worth it.

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30 Days to A Better Marriage by Linda Bjork

Because marriage matters

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About the author

Linda Bjork is the founder and executive director of Hope for Healing non-profit charity and owner of Innovative Joy LLC.  She has written several books including Crushed, Pathway to Happiness30 Days to Alleviate Depression30 Days to a Better Marriage, and You Got This!  an action plan to calm fear, anxiety, worry, and stress.  Her podcast, “Linda’s Corner,” and blog, “Two Good Things,” were created to inspire hope, increase joy, and motivate positive change.  Linda’s personal mission is to empower people to become their best selves.  She has been married to a wonderful man for 31 years and counting.  

Praise for “You Got This! an action plan to calm fear, anxiety, worry, and stress” by Linda Bjork

You Got This! Is a thoroughly researched, easy-to-read, well-designed action plan with a wide variety of cognitive behavioral therapy tips and tricks.  Proven techniques help to calm feelings of fear, anxiety, worry, and stress while empowering people to regain a sense of peace and control in their lives. 

You Got This! Will show you how to decrease stressors, increase coping skills, increase confidence, increase resilience, and find solutions to your problems.

“Organized, well-researched, and filled with easy-to-read personal stories and examples, You Got This!  is a great resource if you’re feeling overwhelmed.”

Leslie Householder

Best-selling author of The Jackrabbit Factor

“If you’re serious about taking control of your life and coping with anxiety and stress, this book is for you.”

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Reedsy

You Got This! deserves the maximum rating of 4 out of 4 stars, as it is practical, concise, and well-executed.  Honestly, I have not read a self-help book that has impacted my life like this in a while.” 

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OnlineBookClub.org

“Loved it!  An impressively-researched self-help guide with a 30-day plan to reduce anxiety and cope with stress, written in simple language.” 

Satabdi Mukherjee

Official Reviewer

“You Got This!: An Action Plan To Calm Worry, Fear, Anxiety, And Stress provides self-help readers with a concrete course of action based on cognitive behavioral therapy techniques to reduce stress and anxiety—and in these times, it’s a much-needed approach.” 

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Midwest Book Reviews

“Thank you for the opportunity to look at your fine title! I was pleased to read your excellent book and I’m delighted to recommend it to others.”

Diane Donovan

Donovan's Literary Service

Praise for “Crushed: a Journey Through Depression” by Linda Bjork

Crushed: A Journey Through Depression is an inspiring true story of triumph over despair so relatable and unflinchingly honest that you’ll wonder if you’re reading your own story and will start believing in your own happy ending.  

Such an amazing read! One that I will read over and over again!!! 
Misty

Review on Amazon

Heartbreakingly resonant for every invisible woman.  A beautifully written display of how generational pain can lead to generational healing.  
Sherrie

Review on Amazon

It makes me understand other people in my life and makes me feel empowered to make a difference.  I highly recommend this to anyone!
Jennifer

Review on Amazon

This was life changing, deepening my vision as to how we can truly learn and become better. 
Jamie

Review on Amazon

It’s a great read!  I was hooked from the start and read it in one sitting! 
Lindsay

Review on Amazon

A very personal, honest, and insightful journey of self-reflection and emotional healing. 
Troy

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