In the Meantime: Finding Yourself and the Love You Want by Iyanla Vanzant
In the Meantime: Finding Yourself and the Love You Want is written by Iyanla Vanzant for the people who have trouble finding their way towards their goals in life. It is perfect for those who are finding it hard to keep their relationships. The books aims to provide clarity to the readers’ minds and uplift their spirits as they search for true love and happiness.
The book must be read by those who are searching for some self-healing. By reading the book, they will realize how important self-love is. Such realization will pave the way for the reader’s recovery process and consequently, the start of his journey to a more satisfactory and happier life. Aside from learning how to love one’s self, the reader will also learn some important virtues in life like doing things for other people, knowing how to properly listen during conversations, and not expecting too much from relationships with other people. People who have already read the book claim that it has helped them in accepting and loving themselves as well as learning that it is up to them to face whatever obstacles life brings to them. Most of them end up feeling more positive and sure of themselves when they realize that being realistic and true to themselves are very crucial in self-acceptance.
Customers who aim to read something more specific that they can do with their lives will be disappointed with the book. Though the book says things that may pose some meaning to other people, it does not provide concrete solutions to people’s problems. Some people who have already read the book think that its contents are merely ramblings of the authors that she tried to pass as a book. Furthermore, there are also people who claim that it is not very helpful in solving any kind of problem.
Amazon.com applaud how the book encourages its readers and listeners to clear their minds and souls in order to prepare themselves for achieving true love. They also recognize the author’s effectivity in using stories of her life in relating her ideas and aspirations to other people. She has clearly explained the importance of personal respect in self-healing.
The Library Journal think that the author has been very creative and honest in advising women on how to avoid venturing into unproductive relationships over and over again. They like how they use the analogy of floor buildings in expounding on the idea of problem levels. As the readers learn about these levels, they will know in the end the proper ways by which they can address the burden that they carry on their backs.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
A woman who was abused as a child and as a wife, Iyanla Vanzant has been a completely different woman since the moment she decided that it was time to take over of her life. She has built herself a career in ministry and for quite a while, has been an inspiration to a number of fans.
Aside from being a best-selling author, Iyanla has also been conducting speeches of various places like New York’s Jacob Javits Convention Center, Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry, Atlanta’s Civic Center, and the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles. In addition, she has also been recognized and awarded by various institutions for her work and published books.